On november 30, 1982 (31 years ago), Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” was released. Including hit singles such as “Billie Jean”, “Beat it” and “Thriller” - having its video considered the most influential of all time -, it remains the best selling album of all time.
Just a friendly reminder about how monumental and legendary Michael Jackson's Thriller was
Billie Jean:The short film was created in one flawless shot and became the first black film on MTV.
Beat It:The studio recording was done in one tape, which includes a minor blooper right before Eddie Van Halen's solo. The tape was so perfect otherwise, he kept it.
Thriller:The greatest short film known to man. Over 15 minutes of truly ahead of his time effects. Thriller changed film and choreography forever.
Thriller Album:Created 30+ years ago and still remains the best selling album known to man with over 140 million copies sold. 7/9 songs on the album became #1 hits.
Hollywood Star:With the help of Thriller's monumental success, Michael became one of the first youngest people to receive a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
Grammy Awards:February 1984 Michael set a new world record of eight Grammy Awards gained in one night. 30 years later, the record is still unmatched or beaten.
Moonwalk:Showcased on Motown 25, the moonwalk easily became the most popular and inspirational dance move ever created. Michael actually learned it from street kids from the ghetto; he just added minor improvements