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Madonna

Playboy and Penthouse magazines both go on sale featuring nude pictures of Madonna.
On her Blond Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of three nights at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium, Nishinomiya, Japan, Asia, supported by Technotronic.
On her Blond Ambition World Tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Rapper Luther Campbell, whose group 2 Live Crew is facing record store bans because of obscene lyrics, announces that the music industry has failed to come to his aid. He declares, "When the stores say they're going to take my albums out, the record companies should say, ‘OK, then you're not going to get the next Michael Jackson or Madonna record'.
On her Blond Ambition tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Illinois, USA.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA.
The movie Dick Tracy, starring Warren Beatty and Madonna is released in theatres across the USA.
It is announced that Dick Tracy, starring Warren Beatty and Madonna, grossed $23m at the box-office during its opening weekend in the USA.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the first of four (non-consecutive) nights at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
The Madonna single, Hanky Panky, peaks at No2 in the UK and No10 in the USA.
Madonna is sued by her next door neighbour, Donald Robinson in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, because her hedge blocks his view.
At an auction to raise funds for UNICEF, the bed used in the movie, In Bed With Madonna, is bought for $7,700 by a fifteen year old Dutch girl.
Madonna's 1969 Mercedes convertible is sold for $56,350 at a rock memorabilia auction at Sotheby's in New York City. On the same day, American rapper Luther Campbell (of 2 Live Crew fame) files for bankruptcy in Miami, Florida, after losing a $1.6 million court case against fellow rapper MC Shy D for allegedly cheating him out of royalties.
Madonna and Guy Ritchie bring in the new millenium at a party given by Donatella Versace in the Versace Mansion, Miami, Florida, USA.
The UK's Countryside Agency publishes new 'Right To Roam' maps, showing that fifteen acres of land around Madonna's £9m mansion in Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, has now been designated as closed to ramblers. Madonna had been fighting for seven months to have her land closed to the public.
The fifth instalment of Madonna's series of children's books, Lotsa de Casha, is published by Callaway/Puffin in the USA.
Madonna's controversial adoption of David Banda, a one year old boy, in Malawi, is approved by Malawian high court judge Andrew Nyirenda who issues an interim order allowing the superstar to take custody of the child.
On her Sticky And Sweet tour, when Madonna over-runs the venue's curfew by forty minutes at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, she is fined more than $250,000.
Scottish painter Peter Howson's portrait of Madonna naked with her husband Guy Ritchie fails to sell at auction in McTear's auction house, Glasgow, Scotland. The painting does not reach its reserve price of £15,000.
Madonna delays the start of the first European date on her Sticky And Sweet tour show at the O2 Arena, London, by half an hour because she feels the air conditioning is not working to her satisfaction.
On her Sticky And Sweet Tour, Madonna plays at the West Harbour, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
It is reported that Madonna has been forced to cancel a scheduled concert on her Sticky And Sweet Tour in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe, after failing to sell even 10% of the tickets for the show.
On her Sticky And Sweet Tour, Madonna plays at Kincsem Park, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
Madonna arrives in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America, to spend some time at the Carnival. She books into The Fasano hotel for five days.
Madonna is in Villefranche-sur-Mer, in the South Of France, Europe, scouting locations for her next movie, W.E..
Robert Dewey Hoskins, a potentially violent escapee from a mental health facility in Norwalk, California, USA is reported to be back in police custody after being found in Long Beach, California. Hoskins was convicted of stalking Madonna in the 90s.
Madonna releases her twelfth studio album, MDNA in Germany and Australia.
Madonna begins a world tour at Ramat Gam Stadium, Tel Aviv, Israel, Europe.
It is reported that French far right leader Marine Le Pen is considering suing Madonna if she uses a video depicting the Front National president with a swastika on her face during upcoming performances on her MDNA Tour in France, Europe. Madonna had used the imagery during a concert in Israel just a few days earlier.
On her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Stade De France, Paris, France, Europe. During the show, she uses a video depicting France's Front National president Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her face.
It is reported that French far right leader Marine Le Pen will be suing Madonna because the singer used a video depicting the Front National president with a swastika on her face at her recent show in Paris, France, Europe, during her MDNA Tour.
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 her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. During the show, she is booed when she urges her audience to vote to re-elect President Barack Obama. Members of the audience are also seen to walk out.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
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.
When Madonna presents 26-year-old dancer Lil Buck with his award at the WSJ Innovator of the Year Awards in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, USA, the audience barely responds. Madonna then instructs the audience to applaud, declaring, 'I'll tell you when there are applause moments. You need help. This is a museum crowd.' Dr. Dre and his Beats Electronics partner Jimmy Iovine are also presented with awards by Eminem.
Madonna, Sean Penn and Justin Bieber attend the 5th Annual Sean Penn And Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala Benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization at Montage Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Taipei Arena, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Studio City Event Center, Macau, China, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays at National Stadium, Singapore, Asia, supported by Mary Mac.This show concludes the Asian leg of the tour.
Madonna invites a female fan, 17 year-old Josephine Georgiou, to join her on stage during show at The Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania, then pulls down Miss Georgiou's corset top exposing one of her breasts to thousands of fans at the venue. The fan later declares it to have been "the greatest moment of my life".
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at The Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Madonna, Cher, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson and Amy Schumer are among the women taking part in the Women's March demonstration in Washington DC, USA.
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