August 22, 2016


This Week in History: Madonna Goes Number One, Aaliyah & More

Who knew this week of August was filled with historic music greatest and unforgettable pop culture moments. In the latest episode of Fuse's This Week in History series, we take a look back at all the memorable events that occurred from August 22 through August 28.

A few notables to include:

  • One billion people logged into Facebook for the first time
  • Madonna's hit single "Who's that Girl" went number 1 in 1987
  • On August 25, 2001 we lost R&B star Aaliyah
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington D.C.
  • ...and much more

Watch a throwback video of J. Cole remembering Aaliyah: