Fans In Mexico Say They beat 'Thriller' Record

Thousands of Michael Jackson fans in Mexico City claim to have broken the record Saturday for the most people dancing to "Thriller" simultaneously and in one place. And it's official: Guadalajara, Mexico, can boast the world's biggest mariachi band. A total of 549 musicians got together on Sunday.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

After setting the record for the world's biggest group kiss, Mexico went after a couple of more. On Saturday, thousands of zombies showed up in Mexico City hoping to set a record for the biggest group dance, "Thriller." And yesterday, ay, ay, ay, ay - 549 musicians were crowned, by Guinness, the world's largest mariachi band, playing in Guadalajara near the birthplace of mariachi.

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