“Hey Mr. DJ, put a record on, I want to dance with my baby.”
On August 21 2000, Madonna’s “Music” single was released. “Music” was the lead single from her eighth studio album of the same name. It was written and produced by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï.
“Music” peaked number one in 22 other countries, including Australia, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. “Music” was the longest running number-one single on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart for the decade (five weeks). The song was the second most successful dance single of the decade in the United States, behind Madonna’s own “Hung Up” (2005). “Music” was the last number one hit on the Canadian RPM singles chart.
On August 19 1997, “Buenos Aires” (from “Evita“) was released as a promo-only single to club DJs and radio stations in the USA to promote “Evita” on video.
Here is a full listing of the different mixes of “Buenos Aires“:
World Mix Edit
World Mix Edit – Shorter
Te Amo 12″ Extended Vocal Version
Te Amo 12″ Extended Instrumental Version
Te Amo 12″ TV Dub
Te Amo 12″ Acapella Version
Te Amo Single Edit
Te Amo Radio Version
On August 17 1960, Sean Justin Penn was born.
In the film, “Truth Or Dare” Madonna is asked, “Who has been the love of your life for your whole life?” Madonna replies without hesitation, “Sean. Sean.”
On August 15 2001, during a sold-out “Drowned World Tour” concert at the National Car Rental Center, Sunrise, FL, Madonna was surprised by husband Guy Ritchie when he appeared onstage to present her a cake for her 43rd birthday.
On August 14 1984, Madonna’s “Madonna” (The First Album) was certified 1x platinum (1 million units) in the USA.
On August 13 1985, Madonna and Sean Penn got their marriage license.
On August 12 2003, Madonna was honoured with the “Greatest Female Singer Of The Video Age” award by VH1 (based on a viewer’s poll).
On August 11 2000, Madonna gave birth to a 5-lb, 9-oz boy, Rocco Ritchie, at 11:59 am at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, CA.