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Madonna

John Giddings is born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK. He will become one of the world's most successful music agents and promotors, responsible for tours by artists including The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Genesis, Celine Dion, Iggy Pop and David Bowie.
Eubie Blake performs with The Noble Sissle Orchestra in the Main Ballroom of The Sheraton Park Hotel, Washington DC, USA, at a gala benefit supper dance for the East Rock Creek Civic Association.
Kim Yi Seon is born in Seoul, South Korea, Asia. She will find success as popular 1980s singer Kim Wan-Sun, regarded as 'The Korean Madonna'.
On her very first live tour, The Virgin Tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
It is reported that Madonna spent some of the day house-hunting in New York City, USA, Specifically, she is said to have visited brownstone condominiums at 11-15 E. 70th Street, with prices as high as $1.8m.
Dress You Up by Madonna enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No5.
Madonna releases her new single, Dress You Up, on Warner Bros Records in the UK.
Madonna holds a press conference in London, England, UK, Europe, to promote her new film, Shanghai Surprise.
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Madonna plays the first of three nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Madonna releases the soundtrack LP, I'm Breathless: Music from and Inspired by the Film Dick Tracy, on Sire/Warner Bros. Records
Madonna's Blonde Ambition tour plays the second of three nights at the SkyDome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prior to the show, Toronto police threatened to arrest Madonna if she performed her simulated masturbation scene during her performance of Like A Virgin. Madonna refused to change her show, and the authorities decided not to press charges, later denying that they had ever threatened to do so (a claim refuted by footage captured during the filming of Madonna's 1991 documentary Truth or Dare).
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA. During this show, Madonna invites her father, Silvio Anthony Ciccone, onstage to sing Happy Birthday to him.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the last of three nights at The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State, USA.
Madonna begins the European leg of her Blonde Ambition tour with a show at Eriksberg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of three nights at The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Blonde Ambition tour, Madonna plays the first of three nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK.
Madonna is honoured with the Commitment To Life Award at The Commitment To Life IV Benefit for AIDS Project (APLA) at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA. During the event she performs her current hit, Vogue.
The new Madonna single, Erotica, boosted by another fetishistic bondage-themed video, reaches No3 in the USA. On the same day, the album of the same name peaks at No2 in the UK.
While serving a four-and-a-half year sentence for sexual assault, in a prison in New York, USA, Tupac Shakur writes a letter to his then girlfriend, Madonna, ending their relationship, because of the racial and social tensions inherent in that relationship.
Madonna's Drowned World tour, her first in eight years, sets off from Palau Saint Jordi Arena, Barcelona, Spain.
Madonna's album Ray Of Light, produced by William Orbit, is certified as 6x platinum in the UK. Also, her hits compilation, The Immaculate Collection, is certified as 12x platinum in the UK.
Madonna, dressed as a nun, and her film director husband Guy Ritchie, dressed as The Pope, are seen out and about in London, UK, for a kabbalah party to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Confessions On A Dancefloor by Madonna enters the UK pop albums chart at No1.
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, England, UK, home.
Guy Ritchie, estranged husband of Madonna, spends new year alone at his mansion in Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that Madonna has applied to close the seas around the island of Jatkasaari, Helsinki, Finland, Europe. She has a gig on her Sticky And Sweet world tour planned to take place on the island in August and hopes to prevent fans from seeing her show without paying.
The Forbes Magazine Celebrity 100 list reveals that Beyonce is set to earn an estimated $87m from publishing and music sales, touring and other performances, film work, her fashion collection and endorsement deals. The only other singer ahead of her is Madonna, at No3 in the list with Beyonce at No4.
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 Vassil Levski Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria, Europe.
Paul McCartney plays the first of two nights at the Foro Sol Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, North America. When tickets went on sale, this became the fastest-ever sell out for a Mexican show. Tickets sold out in 1hr 29m minutes, beating the previous two holders Radiohead (1hr 36m) and Madonna (1hr 46m).
Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow are among the famous faces attending a Diane Von Furstenberg launch at Claridge's, London, England, UK.
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.
It is reported that tickets for Madonna's upcoming concert at Türk Telekom Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, Europe, scheduled to take place on June 7, are already nearly sold out just two days after going on sale.
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 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Estadio Atanasio Girardot, Medellin, Colombia, South America.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the second of two nights at Estadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Madonna attends a preview of Holler If Ya Hear Me, a musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur, at The Palace Theatre, New York City, USA.
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.
It is reported that Madonna's late arrivals at her Rebel Heart tour concert venues in Australia, Oceania, is costing fans, venues and government services hundreds of thousands of dollars, including additional babysitter fees, taxi fares, late night train extensions and fines to venues.
Madonna begins her Madame X tour, with the first of sixteen shows at Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the second of sixteen shows at Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the twelfth of sixteen shows at Howard Gilman Opera House, New York City, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the last of four shows at The Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the first of seven shows at The Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the second of seven shows at The Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the seventh of fifteen shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe.
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