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Happy 30th anniversary, 'Thriller'!

Michael Jackson performs in Pasadena, Calif., in an

Michael Jackson performs in Pasadena, Calif., in an undated photo. (Credit: AP )

Michael Jackson's “Thriller,” the biggest-selling album in the world, turns 30 today, a bittersweet anniversary following the King of Pop's death in 2009.

“Thriller” originally spent 37 weeks at No. 1, a total of 80 consecutive weeks in the Top 10. It's also the only album in American history to be the bestselling album for two years (though Adele's “21” looks like it will duplicate that feat this year). Seven of the album's nine songs hit the Billboard Top 10 -- with “Billie Jean” and “Beat It” both reaching No. 1.

Here are some of “Thriller"'s most memorable moments:

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