Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean‘ turns 30 today. Not only is it one of the highest selling singles of all time and the catapult that shot Jacko to the zenith of pop, it also changed the entertainment world. First, it was the video that drew attention to MTV and kickstarted its significance in popular culture. Second, it finally broke the grip of the racists in charge who refused to play videos featuring black performers. Here are 30 other facts you might not know by Lucy Jones @NME.
Find out the 30 Cool facts you didn’t know about Billie Jean. I certainly did not know that the UPC barcode on the album that had the single ‘Billie Jean’ was rumored to be Michael Jackson’s phone number? If I only knew… http://wp.me/pvbny-2h