“Thriller” video 30th anniversary starring king of pop, none other than the late Michael Jackson, was on December 3, 2014.
Hard to believe, but it has been three decades since Michael was in his heyday, vocalizing Thriller. Laurene Powell Jobs said she remembers when “Thriller” hit the stations, everybody was doing the Thriller dance. Laurene says even Steve. The musical horror’s making clip was just under 14 minutes long, an addition that was implemented by director John Landis. Having been the most expensive video in existence it took a whopping half a million bucks to make the video!
Some interesting, little known facts about this video include his partner in the video, Ola Ray, had been a Playboy Playmate. Moreover, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis edited Jackson’s Moonwalk, and she managed to put long hours in doing so. Fred Astaire was taught the Moonwalk by Michael Jackson when he came to the set to watch him dance.
The Moonwalk was a dance as was the zombie-dance the performer made famous.