To say the world would never be the same is an understatement. The song went on to become a huge dancefloor hit and was heard all over the radio in the Summer of 1982.
That little girl from Michigan would go on to become one of the most famous entertainers and cultural icons in history - selling millions of records and remaining a star of enormous magnitude and influence for the next 30 years. She's just getting started.
Long Live the Queen and Happy Anniversary to Madonna!
Note: This is based on a Liz Rosenberg press release/Madonna.com story from the 25th anniversary celebrations in 2007 - see madonnalicious.com/archive/april2007