Today In History: 'Thriller' Music Video Airs In 1983

Thriller has stood the test of time as one of Michael Jackson's most iconic dances, videos, and songs. So many people have payed homage to this cult classic dance, and we've found some of the strangest, great, talented, and just plain hilarious renditions of his work. 

Thriller Fingers

This person's choreography came with just their hands dancing, and clothes made for the fingers to dance in... We'll file that one under STRANGE.


5-Year Old Recreates Thriller In His Driveway

This is just precious. Cameron dressed up as MJ's zombie and danced his part enthusiastically.


Prison Yard Creates Thriller, Goes Viral

Though we're not quite sure why, or how this came about, almost the entire prison went viral while portraying this particular music video. To have that many people in a synchronized set up was pretty amazing though!


The Thriller Wedding

Well, nobody was expecting that.

A Thriller Flashbmob At London's Science Museum

According to the YouTube description, the students of the Brighton Academy performed at the ZombieLab events. The students played the fusion version from Glee mixed with The Yeah Yeah Yeah's "Heads Will Roll" using less traditional moves.

Here's the Glee Version.


Chris Brown Performs Thriller For The World Music Awards

People may not like Chris Brown at all due to his past, but the guy sure can dance like Michael Jackson.

13 Going On 30 Thriller Dance

And last but not least, Elektra and The Hulk - I mean, Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo dance Thriller for the rom-com 13 Going On 30.

In case you're jonesing for the real one, here you are:


Man, we miss you Michael.


Amy Cooper is a writer and pop culture fact nerd, and on multiple occasions has been referred to as a “Walking iPod.”