Five years ago today, the world lost the irreplaceable Michael Jackson. In the wake of his death, Slate compiled a video tribute to the King of Pop, bringing together videos of fans across the world performing his most famous dance move.
But five years later, MJ fans still haven’t stopped moonwalking, so we updated the video with plenty of new clips to reflect that his legacy lives on.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.