“Crucifixes are sexy because there is a naked man on them.” - Madonna

“Crucifixes are sexy because there is a naked man on them.” - Madonna

"I was beat, incomplete. I’d been had, I was sad and blue, but you made me feel…"  Madonna "Like a Virgin" (1984)

"I was beat, incomplete. I’d been had, I was sad and blue, but you made me feel…" Madonna "Like a Virgin" (1984)

Madonna in Japan in 1985. 

Madonna in Japan in 1985. 

Madonna at her Like A Virgin record release party on November 7, 1984 - held at the Private Eyes nightclub in NYC.

Madonna at her Like A Virgin record release party on November 7, 1984 - held at the Private Eyes nightclub in NYC.

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Madonna at the St. Regis hotel for the Like a Virgin record cover shoot by Steven Meisel in 1984. 

Madonna at the St. Regis hotel for the Like a Virgin record cover shoot by Steven Meisel in 1984. 

Madonna pops a boner during Like a Virgin at The Girlie Show (1993)

Madonna pops a boner during Like a Virgin at The Girlie Show (1993)

Madonna performing Like a Virgin during the Blond Ambition Tour (1990)

Madonna performing Like a Virgin during the Blond Ambition Tour (1990)

Madonna adjusting herself in the mirror photographed by Steven Meisel for Like a Virgin. (1984)

Madonna adjusting herself in the mirror photographed by Steven Meisel for Like a Virgin. (1984)

Madonna rehearsing Like a Virgin for the Blond Ambition Tour (1990)

Madonna rehearsing Like a Virgin for the Blond Ambition Tour (1990)

Madonna at Japanese press conference for Like a Virgin c.1985

Madonna at Japanese press conference for Like a Virgin c.1985

Madonna stars in Material Girl (1985)

Madonna stars in Material Girl (1985)

24 years ago today, Madonna kicked off her Blond Ambition tour in Japan.

24 years ago today, Madonna kicked off her Blond Ambition tour in Japan.