MJ’s ‘Beat It’ Hit #1 This Day In 1983
April 30, 2021

“[The ‘Beat It’ video helped] establish Jackson’s star profile in the then-rising medium and further solidifying his standing at the top of pop royalty.” – Billboard

On this day in 1983, Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” topped the charts at No. 1! Celebrate its success by watching Michael’s short film: