10 ways Dick Clark changed pop culture

Published On: Apr 19 2012 11:28:27 AM EDT

From discovering Madonna to making New Year's Eve cool, look back at 10 ways the late Dick Clark changed pop culture.

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2. Discovering The Stars -- Any pop star who rose to fame between 1960 and 1990 owes their success, in part, to Clark -- including Madonna, Prince, Rod Stewart, John Mellencamp and others.

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