What you didn't know about 'Thriller,' 30 years later

What you didn't know about 'Thriller,' 30 years later

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Thirty years ago, at the age of 24, Michael Jackson set out to become the King of Pop with the release of "Thriller." It became -- and still remains -- the best-selling album of all time. The album, which produced such hits as "Beat It," "Billie Jean," "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" -- as well as the title track -- changed the way we view music videos and influenced a generation of artists. "Thirty years ago the greatest album ever made was released and it still stands the test of time," Jackson biographer Stacy Brown told ABCNews.com. Click through to read 10 things you might or might not know about the making of "Thriller."

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Posted on November 30, 2012 at 11:57 AM

(ABC NEWS) -- Thirty years ago, at the age of 24, Michael Jackson set out to become the King of Pop with the release of "Thriller." It became -- and still remains -- the best-selling album of all time.

The album, which produced such hits as "Beat It," "Billie Jean," "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" -- as well as the title track -- changed the way we view music videos and influenced a generation of artists.

"Thirty years ago the greatest album ever made was released and it still stands the test of time," Jackson biographer Stacy Brown told ABCNews.com.

Click through to read 10 things you might or might not know about the making of "Thriller."

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