Today in Madonna History: May 24, 1988

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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”.