Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk Is 30 Years Old

Three decades ago today, one dance move changed the world. So how come you still haven’t mastered it in all that time?

1. On March 25, 1983, Michael Jackson debuted his moonwalk at the Motown 25 taping.

It immediately became an iconic move–just listen to those screams.

2. So, really, it’s HIGH TIME you figured out how to do it properly.

Black loafers and sparkly socks optional.

3. Take a lesson from this fleet-footed supermarket shopper.

4. Or Justin Bieber!

5. This GIF guide will tell you exactly how it works.

10. Or, you know, just keep doing it this way. Your choice!

11. Just so long as you don’t execute a moonwalk like this poor fellow’s, you should be just fine.

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