czwartek, 21 sierpnia 2008
* Jan (2) The trial of Robert Hoskins begins at the Criminal Courts Building, Los Angeles, CA; Madonna's lawyer, Nicholas DeWitt, files a motion to seek approval from the court that she videotape her testimony, but it is rejected by Judge Jacqueline Connor who orders Madonna to testify in court.
* (3) Madonna appears at the Criminal Courts Building, Los Angeles, CA in Courtroom 116 to testify against Robert Hoskins.
* (6) "Oh Father" hits UK #16.
* (8) Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on 5 charges of assault, stalking and threatening to kill Madonna.
* (11) Madonna is #1 on Mr. Blackwell's 36th annual list of the best-dressed women of 1995.
* (12) Four Rooms is released nationwide.
* (17) Madonna accepts an award for David Bowie, who is unable to attend his induction into the 11th annual Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY.
* (18) Something To Remember is certified 1x platinum (1 million units).
* (20) Madonna arrives in Buenos Aires, Argentina to begin film production on Evita.
* (25) Madonna receives death threats from Argentine conservatives who are enraged and insulted that she is playing Eva Peron in Evita; since her arrival in Argentina, over 50 walls throughout the city have been spray-painted with the words: Viva Evita! Fuera Madonna! (Long Live Evita! Get Out, Madonna!).
* Feb (6) Madonna and the cast of Evita attend a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
* (13) Madonna begins filming Evita, co-starring Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce and Jimmy Nail, directed by Alan Parker.
* (24) Madonna is the centre of a controversy when animal-rights group PETA places a full-page advertisement in Billboard magazine as an attack on her for promoting bullfighting in "Take A Bow" and "You'll See" videos.
* (27) "You'll See" single is certified gold (500,000 units).
* Mar (4) Madonna is named Most Successful International Female Artist at the 5th annual Echo Awards in Hamburg, Germany.
* (10) Madonna lip-synchs "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" for a scene in Evita before a crowd of 2,000 extras on the balcony of the Casa Rosada, the same location where the late Eva Peron addressed her people 50 years earlier.
* (11) "One More Chance" is released as a UK single.
* (19) "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" (a remixed version of 1978 Rose Royce song originally recorded by Madonna in 1984 on Like A Virgin album) is released as a US single.
* (22) Robert Hoskins is sentenced to 10-years in jail for stalking and threatening to kill Madonna. Girl 6 is released.
* (23) "One More Chance" hits UK #11.
* (24) Madonna wins a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress in Four Rooms at the 16th annual Golden Raspberry Awards at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Academy Room, Los Angeles, CA. Madonna arrives in Budapest, Hungary to continue filming Evita.
* Apr (1) "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" video premieres on VH1.
* (16) Madonna announces she is 4-months pregnant by her 29-year-old boyfriend and personal trainer, Carlos Leon.
* (29,30) Madonna is interviewed by Bryant Gumbel on NBC-TV's Today.
* May (3) Madonna continues film production on Evita at Shepperton Studios in London, England.
* (18) "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" hits US #78.
* (20) "Take A Bow" is honored as one of the Most Performed Songs Of 1995 at the 13th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA.
* (28) Madonna completes filming Evita in London, England after 84-days of production and a $60 million budget.
* Jun (11) Blue In The Face is released on home video.
* (13) A New Madonna: The Making Of Evita special (hosted by Kurt Loder) premieres on MTV.
* Jul (16) Four Rooms is released on home video.
* (18) Madonna makes a special appearance to introduce a live performance by Me'Shell NdegeOcello at the 9th annual Commitment To Life benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA.
* Aug (6) Madonna and brother-in-law Joe Henry contribute a remake of "Guilty By Association" to Vic Chesnutt tribute CD Sweet Relief II: Gravity Of The Situation - The Songs Of Vic Chesnutt. Girl 6 is released on home video.
* Oct (8) "You Must Love Me" video premieres on MTV.
* (14) Madonna gives birth to a 6-lb, 9-oz girl, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.
* (29) "You Must Love Me" single (from Evita) is released.
* Nov (12) Evita: The Complete Motion Picture Music Soundtrack 2-CD set is released.
* (15) Madonna appears via telephone call from Rosie O'Donnell on CBS-TV's The Rosie O'Donnell Show.
* (18) Something To Remember is certified 2x platinum (2 million units).
* (23) "You Must Love Me" hits US #18.
* Dec (3) "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" video premieres on VH1.
* (4) Madonna is honored with the Artist Achievement Award at the 7th annual Billboard Music Awards at the Aladdin Hotel Theatre For The Performing Arts, Las Vegas, NV. (It is her first public appearance since the birth of her daughter).
* (10) The Making Of Evita book, written by Alan Parker with a preface by Madonna, is released.
* (12) Madonna attends a press conference to promote Evita at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, CA.
* (13) Madonna guests on CBS-TV's The Oprah Winfrey Show.
* (14) Madonna attends the world premiere of Evita at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA.
* (16) Madonna is profiled on NBC-TV's Access Hollywood and is also featured in an interview on ABC-TV's Entertainment Tonight.
* (17) Madonna is interviewed on CTV's Canada A.M.
* (18) Madonna arrives in London, England to begin her world tour of Evita premieres.
* (19) Madonna attends the premiere of Evita at the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square in London, England.
* (20) Madonna attends the premiere of Evita at the Cinema Etoile in Rome, Italy.
* (23) Madonna completes her world tour of Evita premieres in Madrid, Spain and returns home to US for the Christmas holidays.
* (25) Evita is released in New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.
* (29) Evita grosses $334,440 during its Christmas holiday release in New York and Los Angeles.
* (30) Madonna is named one of the "25 Most Intriguing People In The World For 1996" by People magazine.