On August 8 1984, Madonna’s “Lucky Star” was released. “Lucky Star” became Madonna’s first U.S. top five hit (No. 4), and the first in a string of 17 consecutive U.S. top fives. The video, directed by Arthur Pierson, was a stark performance piece bringing together her brother Christopher Ciccone and Erica Bell as backup dancers. The clip was filled with black rubber jelly bracelets, lace and a certain gyrating belly button.
“Lucky Star” was written by Madonna and produced by Reggie Lucas and Jellybean Benitez.