Today in Madonna History: August 18, 1987

On August 18 1987, Madonna performed the first of three sold-out Who’s That Girl Tour concerts at Wembley Stadium in London.

In total, Madonna performed for 216,000 fans during the three nights at Wembley.

Today in Madonna History: July 18, 1987

On July 18 1987, Madonna appeared on the cover of Scotland’s No. 1 magazine, with the headline: Madonna Mania! A Mega Who’s Who Of That Girl.

Today in Madonna History: June 27, 1987

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On June 27 1987, Madonna opened her 19-city North American leg of  the Who’s That Girl World Tour 1987 at the Orange Bowl in Miami Florida.

Did you get a chance to see the Who’s That Girl World Tour? 

Today in Madonna History: April 4, 1987

On April 4 1987, open dance auditions were held for Madonna’s Who’s That Girl World Tour at the Debbie Reynolds Studio on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood, California.

The call ad sought dancers that were:

“Good in rock, free-style, jazz and latin.”

Audition times:

  • 1:00 PM – Males who look 9-12 years-old
  • 3:00 PM – Male and female
  • 4:00 PM – Latin-looking men, 30-50 years-old (bring prepared Latin piece)

Did you attend the Who’s That Girl World Tour? Which city? How did this tour compare to future tours? 

Today in Madonna History: September 4, 1987

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On September 4 1987, Madonna performed the second-to-last show of her Who’s That Girl World Tour at the Stadio Comunale in Turin, Italy. Broadcast live in Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Spain, the television special also aired at a later date in Australia and The Netherlands. The commercially released Ciao Italia! combined the Turin & Tokyo broadcasts with additional footage from the tour’s final concert in Florence, Italy.

Today in Madonna History: August 15, 1987

 

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On August 15 1987, Madonna opened the European leg of the Who’s That Girl World Tour 1987 at Roundhay Park, Leeds, England.

A live bootleg CD of the concert was released by Saffron Records.  The double CD, Cheap Popcorn – Leather and Lace included the following tracks:

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Note: Nowhere To Hide = The Look Of Love.

 

Today in Madonna History: July 6, 1987

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On July 6 1987, Madonna performed the first of two sold-out Who’s That Girl concerts at the Montreal Forum.  Madonna performed in front of 32,985 fans during the two dates (July 6 and 7).

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