(Saturday, September 25, 1982) — Do You Wanna Touch Me by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts peaked at #20 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Continue reading ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’ by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts peaks at #20 in USA 30 years ago today (1982)
(Saturday, September 25, 1982) — You Dropped a Bomb on Me by The Gap Band peaked at #31 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for five weeks. Continue reading ‘You Dropped a Bomb on Me’ by The Gap Band peaks at #31 in USA 30 years ago today (1982)
(Saturday, September 25, 1982) — I Will Always Love You by Dolly Parton peaked at #53 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Longest Day' trailer
(Tuesday, September 25, 1962) — The Longest Day, a war film about D-Day, the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II, had its world premiere today in France (it would open in the U.S. on Oct. 4).
Directed by Ken Annakin (British and French exteriors), Andrew Marton (American exteriors), Gerd Oswald (parachute drop scene), Bernhard Wicki (German scenes), and Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited), the film stars John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Eddie Albert, Curd Jürgens, Richard Burton, Donald Houston, Peter Lawford, Rod Steiger, Irina Demick, Gert Fröbe, Edmond O’Brien and Kenneth More.
Video: 'Anne Frank Remembered (3/8)' (Sept. 25, 1942 at 0:18)
(Friday, September 25, 1942, part of The Holocaust during World War II) — On her 82nd day in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Anne Frank, a 13-year-old Jewish girl, wrote a farewell letter to her friend Jacqueline. Anne knew that she could not send the letter to her friend, so she placed it inside her diary.