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Today in Madonna History: June 19, 2012
On June 19 2012, Evita: 15th Anniversary Edition was released on Blu-ray, with the You Must Love Me music video included as a bonus feature.
The music video for You Must Love Me was directed by Alan Parker. Madonna was eight months pregnant (with Lourdes) when the video was shot. Madonna stood behind a piano to conceal her pregnancy during the video shoot.
Today in Madonna History: March 24, 1997
On March 24 1997, Madonna’s version of Another Suitcase In Another Hall was released as the third and final single from the Evita soundtrack.
The single was only available in the UK, New Zealand, Australia and a small number of European countries.
The lyrics for Another Suitcase In Another Hall were written by Tim Rice, with the music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
A music video was released to promote the single. The video was the actual performance sequence from the film Evita, directed by Alan Parker.
Today in Madonna History: November 9, 1996
On November 9 1996, the EVITA soundtrack debuted at #7 on the UK albums chart.
Today in Madonna History: January 19, 1997
On January 19 1997, Madonna attended the Golden Globes ceremony and won the Best Actress award for her role in Evita.
Evita also won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.
You Must Love Me won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song – Motion Picture.
Alan Parker was nominated for Best Director – Motion Picture.
Antonio Banderas was nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.
Today in Madonna History: August 1, 2020
On August 1 2020, Madonna paid tribute to Alan Parker (he died on July 31, 2020):
I was so sad to hear about the passing of Alan Parker. One of the greatest directors I’ve ever worked with—on the film Evita. He taught me so much, believed in me, pushed me to my limits and made an incredible film! Thank you! 📽♥️ -Madonna