More than 600 turn out for 'Thrill the World' -

More than 600 turn out for 'Thrill the World'

EUREKA, Mo. (KMOV) -- More than 600 people participated Saturday in a dance event at Six Flags St. Louis called "Thrill the World."

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The 622 dancers at the Eureka theme park joined other people in 42 countries on five continents who were simultaneously performing the moves in Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video.

The dancers in St. Louis began practicing at 5:30 p.m. The performance took place two hours later.

Event organizers hoped to attract 270,000 participants worldwide and set a new Guinness World Record.

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