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What Happened this week back in the 1980's???


by Today FM  07th Mar 2014  15:00
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If you want to know what happened click here to find out

2nd March

1981 - Michael Jackson was a guest on Diana Ross' third TV special "diana" on CBS.

1981 - Michael Jackson was a guest on Diana Ross' third TV special "diana" on CBS.

March 3rd

1981 - The documentary movie "This is Elvis" premiered in Memphis, TN.

1981 - The documentary movie "This is Elvis" premiered in Memphis, TN.

1985 - Madame Tussaud's waxworks unveiled their look-alike of Michael Jackson.

March 4th

1982 - Rolling Stone reported that Dweezil and Moon Unit Zappa have formed a new band called Fred Zeppelin.

1986 - Richard Manuel (The Band) committed suicide at the age of 41.

1986 - Richard Manuel (The Band) committed suicide at the age of 41.

1988 - Dale (Bozzio) (Missing Persons) released her solo debut entitled "Riot In English."

March 5th

1982 - Blues Brother John Belushi died of drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles at the age of 33.
1982 - Blues Brother John Belushi died of drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles at the age of 33.

March 6th

1989 - Smokey Robinson's autobiography "Inside My Life" was released.

March 7th

1985 - The song "We Are the World" was heard on the radio for the first time.

March 8th

1987 - Bob Seger ended a tour that he claimed would be his last. It was not his last tour however.

1987 - Bob Seger ended a tour that he claimed would be his last. It was not his last tour however.

 

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