August 24, 1998: Madonna releases “Drowned World/Substitute of Love”


“Drowned World/Substitute for Love” (1998), UK #10
“Drowned World/Substitute for Love”
By Madonna Released August 24, 1998
“Drowned World/Substitute for Love” is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her seventh studio album, Ray of Light (1998). It was mainly written and produced by Madonna and William Orbit. “Drowned World/Substitute for Love” is an ambient pop song which lyrically describes Madonna’s spiritual transformation to seek authentic love over superficial alliances.

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August 24: Steve Guttenberg is 60

Steve Guttenberg (1958-)

Steven Guttenberg (1958-) is an American actor, comedian, author, businessman, producer, and director. He starred in 1984’s Police Academy, and went on to perform in lead roles in Hollywood films of the 1980s, including Cocoon, Three Men and a Baby, and Short Circuit.