"Just Beat It." As we continue to celebrate the 40th year of the legendary album Thriller, we’ve suddenly come up on another major anniversary as March 1983 was a big one for Michael Jackson with the video for “Billie Jean” being released in early March of 1983, the iconic Motown 25 performance where he debuted the Moonwalk for the first time being filmed around the middle of the month, and the video for “Beat It” making its grand premiere to close out one of the best months in music history honestly. That’s right, the short film for “Beat It” premiered on this day 40 years ago, and just like we did with “Billie Jean,” we’ll be taking you through a brief history of the song, and the fashion associated with it. Let’s get into it.
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