Today in Madonna History: June 30, 1986

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On June 30 1986, Madonna’s True Blue album was released by Sire Records. She worked with Stephen Bray and Patrick Leonard on the album while co-writing and co-producing all the songs.

True Blue was an immediate global success, reaching number one in then record-breaking 28 countries across the world, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. It spent 34 consecutive weeks at the top of the European Top 100 Albums chart, longer than any other album in history. It became the world’s top-selling album of 1986, as well the biggest selling album of the 1980s by a woman and remains one of the best-selling albums of all time with sales of more than 25 million copies worldwide. All five singles released from the album reached the top five on theBillboard Hot 100, with Live to Tell, Papa Don’t Preach, and Open Your Heart peaking at number one.

Today in Madonna History: June 28, 1990

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On June 28 1990, Madonna’s Vogue single was certified double platinum (2 million units) – the biggest-selling single by a female artist ever at the time.

Today in Madonna History: June 27, 1987

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On June 27 1987, Madonna opened her 19-city North American leg of  the Who’s That Girl World Tour 1987 at the Orange Bowl in Miami Florida.

Today in Madonna History: June 26, 2013

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On June 26 2013, upon hearing the Supreme Court’s rulings on DOMA and Prop 8, Madonna made this statement:

“What a way to start my day!!  I’m wearing a smile from ear to ear. There is a G-D! Justice is served. Hallelujah!!”

Today in Madonna History: June 25, 1992

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On June 25 1992, Madonna attended the New York premiere of A League Of Their Own at the Ziegfeld Theatre.

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