Today in Madonna History: July 27, 1985

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On July 27 1985, Madonna’s Into the Groove debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number four.  It reached the top of the chart and stayed there for four weeks, and was present for a total of 14 weeks on the chart.  The song was Madonna’s first number-one single in United Kingdom.  During its stay at number-one, Madonna’s first UK hit Holiday was at number-two position. It made her the first female artist in UK chart history to hold the top-two positions of the chart simultaneously.

2 responses

  1. I’m surprised Warner Bros. didn’t add “Into The Groove” to a rereleased Like A Virgin album in the US like it did in Europe. “Angel” was a good tune, but “Into The Groove” is a classic and would’ve probably been a #1 hit on the US HOT 100 too. The song dominated the radio in the summer of ’85.

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