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Fans In Mexico Say They beat 'Thriller' Record
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Fans In Mexico Say They beat 'Thriller' Record

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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.

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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