At least evey MJ fan is aware of how the Moonwalk strutted its way into pop culture. Today in 1983, Michael debuted what would be his most acclaimed move which would catapult him further than anyone could have imagined. Twenty- eight years ago today, the Moonwalk was perfomed publicly for the first time at the Motown 25, Yesterday, Today, and Forever special.
As we all know, it began with Berry Gordy begging a reluctant Michael to participate in ‘Motown 25’. And we’re all familiar of Michael’s adorable admission of crying after his performance because he didn’t land three spins perfectly:
However, one thing he did land perfectly– a long-lasting legacy of unforgettable, undeniable, and incredible talent.