• Live Aid took place on July 13 1985, this benefit concert lasted for 16 hours. The main event took place in Philadelphia, London amongst other locations.
  • Bob Geldof and Midge Ure organised the benefit event to raise awareness and money for the poverty in Ethiopia
  • Madonna performed in Philadelphia for her largest audience to date and sang three songs live ‘Holiday’, ‘Into The Groove’ and ‘Love Makes The World Go Round’ (a song of the upcoming True Blue album). Later on she also performed with the Thompson Twins.
  • This performance took place right after the publishing of a former nude modelling job in Playboy and Penthouse. Madonna responded to that by saying ‘I ain’t taking shit off today!’ In 2004 a 10 hour compilation was finally released on DVD.