Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Premiered On MTV This Day In 1983
March 31, 2023

On this date in 1983, MTV premiered Michael’s short film for “Beat It” in primetime. The song won Record of The Year at the GRAMMYs the following year. As part of the 40th anniversary of the Thriller album, the film is now available in 4K resolution, and it sizzles on the screen. Watch it now: