czwartek, 21 sierpnia 2008
* Jan Madonna begins filming Shadows And Fog, starring John Malkovich and Mia Farrow, directed by Woody Allen.
* (3) Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles, CA, accuses Madonna of anti-semetism over the lyrics of "Justify My Love" CD single remix called "The Beast Within" and wants copies of her single removed from record stores
* (4) Madonna releases a statement of denial about the anti-semetic lyrics of "Justify My Love" CD single remix: "I certainly didn't have any anti-semetic intent when I included a passage from the Bible on my record. It was a commentary on evil in general. My message, if any, is pro-tolerance and antihate. The song is, after all, about love".
* (5) "Justify My Love" hits US #1.
* (13) Madonna presents the Best Foreign Film award for The Nasty Girl to its director Michael Verhoeven at the 56th annual New York Film Critics Circle Awards in the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY.
* (18) The Immaculate Collection is certified 2x platinum (2 million units).
* (19) "The Immaculate Collection" hits US #1 and "Justify My Love" hits US #2 on Top Music Videos chart.
* (26) The Immaculate Collection hits US #2.
* (28) "Vogue" wins Favorite Dance Single at the 18th annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA.
* Feb (2) "Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live" hits US #2 on Top Laserdisc Sales chart.
* (6) "The Immaculate Collection" video is certified multi-platinum (150,000 units).
* (18) "Crazy For You" is re-released as a UK single.
* (21) "Rescue Me" single is released.
* (22) "Justify My Love" single is certified 1x platinum (1 million units), "Justify My Love" video is certified 8x platinum (400,000 units).
* (25) Madonna presents a lifetime achievement award to Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Los Angeles Music Centre Benefactors' dinner at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA.
* (27) "The Immaculate Collection" video is certified 2x platinum (200,000 units).
* Mar (2) "Crazy For You" hits UK #2. "Rescue Me" enters the US singles chart at #15 - the highest entry by a female artist.
* (3) "Vogue" wins International Single Of The Year at the 20th annual Juno Awards at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC.
* (7) Madonna wins Best Single ("Vogue"), Best Video ("Vogue"), Best Tour (Blond Ambition Tour), Best-Dressed Female Artist and Sexiest Female Artist in Rolling Stone magazine's 15th annual Readers Poll.
* (20) "Madonna" video is certified multi-platinum (100,000 units).
* (23) "Rescue Me" hits US #9.
* (25) Madonna performs "Sooner Or Later" from Dick Tracy at the 63rd annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA and it wins the Oscar for Best Original Song by Stephen Sondheim; her escort at the awards is Michael Jackson.
* Apr (21) Madonna participates in the 3rd annual AIDS Dance-A-Thon at the Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA.
* May (6) Madonna attends the Los Angeles premiere of Truth Or Dare, a film documentary of "Blond Ambition World Tour 1990", directed by Alek Keshishian, at the Pacific Cinerama Dome.
* (7) Madonna admits to her bisexuality in a controversial 2-part interview with The Advocate magazine.
* (8) Madonna attends the New York premiere of Truth Or Dare at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
* (9) "Like A Virgin" video (from Truth Or Dare) premieres on MTV. Madonna is interviewed on ABC-TV's Good Morning America.
* (10) Truth Or Dare is released nationwide.
* (11) Madonna makes a special guest appearance in "Wayne's World" skit on NBC-TV's Saturday Night Live.
* (12) Madonna arrives in Cannes, France for the 44th International Cannes Film Festival.
* (13) Madonna attends the premiere of Truth Or Dare at the Cannes Film Festival. (In Europe, it is re-titled In Bed With Madonna).
* (13,14) Madonna is featured in a 2-part interview with Regis Philbin on CBS-TV's Live With Regis & Kathie Lee.
* (15) In Bed With Madonna is released in France.
* (16) Madonna attends the premiere of Spike Lee's Jungle Fever at the Cannes Film Festival.
* (17) Truth Or Dare is released to 538 US movie theatres.
* (19) Truth Or Dare hits #3 at the US box-office with $3.38 million on its opening weekend.
* (22) Madonna attends model Naomi Campbell's 21st birthday party at Laura Belle restaurant, New York, NY.
* (24) "Rescue Me" single is certified gold (500,000 units).
* Jun (6) "Holiday" video (from Truth Or Dare) premieres on MTV.
* (15) "Holiday" is re-released as a UK single and hits #5.
* Jul (8) Madonna begins filming A League Of Their Own, starring Tom Hanks and Geena Davis, directed by Penny Marshall.
* (17) In Bed With Madonna premieres at the Marble Arch Odeon in London, England.
* (18) Madonna is named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People Of 1991" by People magazine.
* Aug (7) Madonna attends the Los Angeles premiere of film Paris Is Burning.
* Sep (5) "The Immaculate Collection" wins Best Long-Form Video at the 8th annual MTV Video Music Awards at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA.
* Oct (9) Truth Or Dare is released on home video.
* (27) Madonna wins Best Female Solo Singer and Most Fanciable Female at the 4th annual Smash Hits Awards in London, England.
* (30) Madonna completes filming A League Of Their Own in Evansville, IN.
* Nov (23) Madonna is named Most Popular International Solo Female Artist at the 1st annual Australian Music Awards.
* (27) Madonna contributes a pre-taped monologue on ABC-TV special MTV 10.
* Dec (4) The Immaculate Collection is certified 3x platinum (3 million units). A rumor is announced that Madonna has tested HIV positive for AIDS: a statement denying the rumor is released by her representatives.
* (8) In a TV Guide magazine interview, Madonna causes a controversy when she complains about filming A League Of Their Own in Evansville, IN: she calls the town "boring", complains that the house she rented didn't have cable and says, "I may as well have been in Prague" - the citizens of Evansville are enraged by her comments: 300 townspeople gather in a parking lot to spell her name inside a circle with a line through it and send her a televised message: "Madonna, get a life!".
* (10) Madonna is honored with the Award Of Courage by the American Foundation For AIDS Research (AMFAR) at a Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel dinner, Beverly Hills, CA.