On this day: November 12

POSTED: 12:33 AM Nov 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 12 2013

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

OTD November 12 - Like a Virgin
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Warner Bros. Records

1984: Madonna releases the album "Like A Virgin." The singer's second album would become the first by a female to be certified for 5 million sales, solidifying her status as a star. The album would eventually be certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America and sell more than 21 million copies worldwide.

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