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Madonna

Nathaniel Sidney Hardy, Jr. is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He will find success as a composer and keyboardist, working with artists including Chic, Madonna and Debbie Harry, as well as pursuing an acclaimed solo career.
The Kinks play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by That Group.
The Beatles single Lady M adonna/The Inner Light, is released in Sweden, Europe, on Parlophone Records. It will peak at No1, spending eleven weeks in the Swedish chart.
Michael Colombier dies in Santa Monica, California, USA, aged 65. He had enjoyed a successful career as a film score composer, with movies including Against All Odds, The Golden Child and The Money Pit. He had also worked with several rock acts, notably Prince on his film Purple Rain and Madonna on her film Swept Away.
Everybody by Madonna reaches No3 on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the USA but fails to enter the Hot 100 singles chart.
On the Purple Rain tour, Prince And The Revolution play the fifth of six nights at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Bruce Springsteen and Madonna join Prince onstage for the performance of Baby I'm A Star.
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Playboy and Penthouse magazines both go on sale featuring nude pictures of Madonna.
The R.I.A.A. certifies that the album Madonna has now notched up four million sales in the USA.
Madonna's 54-date worldwide Blonde Ambition tour opens at Chiba Marine Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On her Blond Ambition Tour, Madonna plays the first of three nights at The Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Madonna cancels a third scheduled 'Blond Ambition' tour concert at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA, due to laryngitis.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA.
Vogue by Madonna is s certified platinum, for shipment of one million units, by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays at Estadio Municipal de Balaidos, Vigo, Spain, Europe.
The hit single Hanky Panky by Madonna is certified gold (for shipment of 500,000 units) by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Madonna releases the album Ray Of Light.
Madonna treads the boards of the Wyndham Theatre, London, starring in the play Up For Grabs, which opens today.
Forbes Magazine lists Britney Spears as the world's No1 most powerful celebrity. Other music stars further down the list include Madonna, U2, 'N Sync and Mariah Carey.
A new Versace ad campaign featuring Madonna begins running in the Belgian edition of Marie Claire.
It is announced that Madonna has applied for planning permission to build a swimming pool at Ashcombe House in Berwick-St-John, her £9m, eight-bedroomed, South Wiltshire, UK, home.
A nude photograph of Madonna, taken in 1979, sets a new record when it sells for $37,500 (?26,000) at Christie's auction house in New York City.
The Madonna Nudes, an exhibition of nude photographs of Madonna taken by New York Photographer Martin Schreiber in 1979, opens at 9 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London.
Madonna spends the evening out clubbing in London, UK.
The Material Girl clothing line, designed by Madonna and her daughter Lourdes, goes on sale at Macy's, New York City, USA.
Retired fire-fighter Robert Linhart is arrested after playing loud music out of his car outside Madonna's apartment in Upper West Side, New York City, USA. He is charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal possession of a weapon.
Retired fire-fighter and obsessive Madonna fan Robert Linhart is arrested after placing signs on his car roof professing his love for Madonna outside her apartment in Upper West Side, New York City, USA.
Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, Kanye West, Madonna, Rihanna, Jay-Z and Beyonce attend the 2011 Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, USA.
Madonna announces that her second Hard Candy Fitness Center has been opened, near Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
Madonna releases Girl Gone Wild as the second single from her forthcoming twelfth studio album, MDNA.
On her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Maksimir Stadium, Zagreb, Croatia, Europe.
It is announced that Madonna is being sued by VMG Salsoul for copyright infringement, on the grounds that string and horn parts of The Salsoul Orchestra's 1977 song Ooh I Love It [Love Break] were buried in the mix of her hit single Vogue The sample is said to have been purposely buried in the mix to avoid detection and was only detected through the use of sophisticated software analysis.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Plains of Abraham Site, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
With 17.8m sales to her credit, Madonna is declared by The Official Charts Company to have been the top-selling female artist of the last sixty years in Britain. The newly-released statistics show that Madonna's tally is over six million more than second place Rihanna [11.4m], with Kylie Minogue coming third [10.2m].
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at The River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Madonna and Anne Hathaway are among the guests at a New Year's Eve party at the members-only Eagle Ski Club, in the exclusive mountain resort of Gstaad, Switzerland, Europe, hosted by designer Valentino.
Retired firefighter Robert Linhart, who was arrested in 2010 for stalking Madonna outside her New York City, USA, apartment, is sentenced to three years' probation for resisting arrest by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Laura Ward.
Madonna visits Mkoko Primary School, Malawi, Africa. Mkoko is one of the schools built jointly by Madonna's Raising Malawi organization and US organization BuildOn.
It is made public that Austrian House music producer, remixer and DJ Peter Rauhofer has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He will die three weeks later. Based in New York City, USA, Rauhofer remixed for Depeche Mode, Madonna, Seal, Funky Green Dogs, Kylie Minogue and others. He also made use of several aliases including House Heroes and Sizequeen.
Madonna attends The Madonna and Steven Klein secretprojectrevolution at The Gagosian Gallery, New York City, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
On her Rebel Heart tour, when Madonna over-runs the venue's curfew at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, staff cut off the power to the stage, forcing her to end the show in darkness.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at The IMPACT Arena, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, when Madonna plays the first of two nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, she arrives on stage one and a half hours late.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at The Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Oceania, supported by Mary Mac.
Madonna's Rebel Heart tour comes to an end with the second of two nights at The Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Madonna plays at the fourth annual fundraising event of Leonard DiCaprio's The DiCaprio Foundation in St. Tropez, France, Europe. She performs hits including Ray Of Light and Open Your Heart.
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