August 10, 2012

How Did Madonna Make History on This Day August 10 in 1985?

On August 10, 1985, Madonna, whose current MDNA World Tour is Projected to make $450 million w/ 70 shows, became the first female artist in history to have a solo album hit 5 million in sales.  What was that album??

The album was released in November of 1984 -- only taking 9 months to set the record.  Since its debut, Like a Virgin has gone on to sell more than 21 million copies, making it one of the most successful records by any female -- or male -- in history.