Michael Jackson Did Not Invent the Moonwalk — Visual Proof
This may not be news to a lot of people, but it was news to me to learn that Michael Jackson DID NOT invent the moonwalk.
Hang on, I need to digest that...ok, I'm good now.
Charlie Chaplin even does the moonwalk in his classic 1936 movie "Modern Times". And for some reason, a video of it started blowing the internet over the weekend.
And a dancer named Bill Bailey famously did it at the Apollo Theater in 1955. Here's a video of his moonwalk. (Fast forward to the 2:00 mark.)