Michael Jackson Debuted Moonwalk At Motown 25th Anniversary In 1983
March 25, 2022
Michael Jackson premieres moonwalk on TV during Billie Jean performance at Motown 25 taped March 25, 1983 and aired May 16, 1983

On this date in 1983, the Motown 25th anniversary concert took place in Pasadena, California. Michael performed “Billie Jean” and showed off his signature moonwalk for the first time. His outfit – the fedora, black sequin jacket, and single crystal-encrusted glove – are also forever associated with his performances of this song.

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