36 years ago, Michael Jackson debuted his iconic moonwalk dance move on the television special, Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever while performing the track “Billie Jean”. Jackson was dressed in his signature black trousers, silver socks, silver shirt, black-sequined jacket, rhinestoned glove, and black fedora.
Now, the silver socks Michael Jackson wore for the iconic dance move are up for auction and according to Gottahaverockandroll.com, the auction site, the silver socks may fetch between $1 million (N362,500,000) and $2 million (N725,000,000).
The socks are part of a collection of over fifty Michael Jackson artifacts from the personal collection of his manager Frank DiLeo. DiLeo signed Jackson to Epic Records and also managed the pop star for five years in the 1980s.
The socks also come with a signed letter from Jackson to DiLeo presenting the socks to him as a token of appreciation for keeping Jackson “on his toes” throughout the Victory Tour.
Watch Michael Jackson perform “Billie Jean” in the silver socks below;