Pop Goes the Super Bowl: 10 Times the Top 40 Touched Down at Halftime

Michael Jackson, middle fingers, nip slips, and NKOTB

Super Bowl halftime show pop
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When: 1993, Super Bowl XXVII, Dallas Cowboys (W) vs. Buffalo Bills (L)
Who: Michael Jackson — that's it. That's all you need.
Boom: Uh, dude teleports and explodes out of Jumbotrons, then makes like a wax statue (a living icon?) for an entire minute before moving. Plus: "Jam," "Billie Jean," "Black or White," "We Are the World," and "Heal the World," the latter lending its name to the halftime show's theme.
Bust: World not healed, MJ gone. #sadface

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