Today in Madonna History: October 7, 1989

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On October 7 1989, Madonna’s Cherish single hit #2 on the USA Billboard Hot 100 chart.

With the success of Cherish Madonna overtook The Beatles on the list of all-time consecutive top 5 singles in US (16 singles) and also tied with Michael Jackson for the artist with the most consecutive top 10 singles in the 1980s (17 singles).

2 responses

  1. I’ve always been disappointed that her Top 5 and Top 10 single streak ended with the very next song following “Cherish.” “Oh, Father” — while an amazing video — was an odd choice for a single. But 17 consecutive Top 10 singles is still an amazing record.

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