Today in Madonna History: October 9, 1989

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On October 9 1989, Madonna’s Cherish spent the first of two weeks at #1 on Canada’s Top 100 Singles chart.

Today in Madonna History: August 19, 1989

On August 19 1989, Cherish entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #37 in the U.S.

Today in Madonna History: July 1, 1989

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On July 1 1989, Express Yourself became Madonna’s sixth number one single on the Eurochart Hot 100 Singles chart in Europe. It remained in the chart’s top position for three weeks.

Today in Madonna History: June 3, 1989

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On June 3 1989, Madonna’s Like A Prayer earned its 11th week at #1, and its 12th week in the Top 10 of the United World Chart (tracks).

Today in Madonna History: May 13, 1989

On May 13 1989, Madonna’s Like A Prayer single peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Hot Adult Contemporary chart in the USA. The hit single also peaked on the Hot R&B Single Sales at #18 and the Hot R&B Singles & Tracks chart at #20 during the same week.

 

Today in Madonna History: May 1, 1989

 

On May 1 1989, Like A Prayer spent its second week at #1 on the Canadian Top 100 Singles chart published by RPM magazine.

The Like A Prayer single would spend four consecutive weeks in the top spot, becoming Madonna’s longest-running #1 on the Canadian Top 100 Singles chart until 1994 when I’ll Remember spent five consecutive weeks at #1.

 

Today In Madonna History: April 27, 1989

On April 27 1989, Howard Brookner, director, co-producer and co-writer of Bloodhounds of Broadway, died of AIDS in Manhattan at the age of 34.

Bloodhounds of Broadway was Brookner’s only feature-length film, and starred: Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Julie Hagerty, Rutger Hauer, Esai Morales, Anita Morris, Randy Quaid and Madonna.

Sadly, Howard died a few months before Bloodhounds of Broadway opened in theatres on November 3 1989.

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