On November 25 1988, Madonna signed a handwritten check to Simone Sable, for $129.05, signed “Madonna Ciccone.” The check was written for a wax. The cheque was number 1107 from Entertainment Industries Division of Mercantile National Bank.
I wonder if she was getting her eyebrows waxed? Madonna has sported some kick-ass out of control eyebrows over the years.
Here are some of our favourite eyebrow photos:
And here she is with almost no eyebrows:
On July 23 1988, “Madonna – Ciao Italia: Live From Italy” hit #1 on the Top Music Videos chart in the US.
On July 1 1988, Madonna made a surprise unscheduled appearance on NBC-TV’s Late Night With David Letterman. Sandra Bernhard was David’s scheduled guest.
On May 24, 1988, “Madonna – Ciao Italia: Live From Italy” was released on home video and laserdisc.
The release featured a combination of footage from her shows in Turin, Italy (September 4 1987), the tour’s final date in Florence, Italy (September 6 1987), along with additional clips from an earlier show in Tokyo (June 22 1987). The full Turin concert had been previously broadcast in Europe, while the complete Tokyo performance was issued exclusively in Japan on VHS and laserdisc six months prior to the release of “Madonna – Ciao Italia: Live From Italy”.