Today in Madonna History: March 22, 1996

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On March 22 1996, Girl 6 was released in the US.

Girl 6 is an American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Madonna has a cameo in the film, as a strip club/phone sex owner.

Girl 6 earned mostly mixed-to-negative reviews during its release.

The film was not a box office success.

Today In Madonna History: March 8, 1994

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On March 8 1994, Madonna’s I’ll Remember (Theme From The Motion Picture With Honors) single was released.

I’ll Remember was written by Madonna, Patrick Leonard, and Richard Page.

It later appeared on Madonna’s ballads collection, Something to Remember.

Today In Madonna History: March 24, 1996

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On March 24 1996, Madonna won a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress in Four Rooms at the 16th annual Golden Raspberry Awards at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Academy Room, Los Angeles, CA.

Jay’s note: Personally, I don’t care.  I enjoyed watching Madonna be a witch!

Today in Madonna History: February 8, 1993

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On February 8 1993, Madonna began filming Dangerous Game.  The film co-starred Harvey Keitel and James Russo, directed by Abel Ferrara.

Today in Madonna History: September 13, 2011

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On September 13 2011, Madonna appeared on the cover of the National Post (Canadian newspaper).

Madonna was photographed wearing a Tom Ford dress on the red carpet of the Toronto Film Festival to promote her second movie as a director — W.E. — about a woman (played by Abbie Cornish) who obsesses about divorcée Wallis Simpson, for whom King Edward gave up his throne. 

Today in Madonna History: August 18, 2002

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On August 18 2002, the official poster for Swept Away was released.

The film Swept Away, starring Madonna and directed by her husband, Guy Ritchie, would open on October 11 2002 in US theatres. The movie was initially titled Love, Sex, Drugs, and Money, and was based on the 1974 Italian film Travolti da un Insolito Destino Nell’Azzurro Mare D’Agosto. Adriano Giannini and Bruce Greenwood also starred in the film. In the film, Madonna played a socialite stranded on an island with a handsome, Communist sailor (Giannini).

Today in Madonna History: April 18, 1985

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On April 18 1985, Desperately Seeking Susan hit number-five at the U.S. box office, bringing its total U.S. gross to $8,488,528 to date at the time (it would eventually earn over $27,000,000 at the box office). The film had screened in 760 theaters across the country for the week ending April 18th.

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