Celebrating Madonna: The Queen of Pop's 50 Most Iconic Moments

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'Like a Virgin' Tour' (1985)

When: April through June 1985
What: Madonna surprised North American cities with the Virgin Tour, which featured newcomers the Beastie Boys as her opening act. The tour set the tone for Madonna's future treks: frequent costume changes (including "Like a Virgin"-style wedding gowns), big dance numbers and an interpolation of a contemporary's tune (in this case, Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean").

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