Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ anniversary: 30 facts you may not know

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Thirty years ago today Michael Jackson’s greatest masterpiece, Thriller, was released in record stores.

The history of this album is fairly well known. It became the biggest selling album in both American and international history, with over 110 million copies and counting.

It also revolutionized the art form of music videos and cemented Jackson’s status as one of the most beloved and acclaimed artists of all time.

But there still may be some facts you don’t know about the blockbuster R&B classic.

Check out this slideshow, which pays homage to King of Pop’s biggest released triumph.