World record attempt happening in London on what would have been singer's 51st birthday

Michael Jackson fans are attempting to break the world record for the largest ‘Thriller’ dance on what would have been the singer’s birthday.

Jackson would have been 51 on Saturday (August 29).

Would-be zombies are being asked to assemble in London‘s Hyde Park from noon (BST) on that day to perform the dance routine from the iconic video, reports

The world record stunt follows a similar mass ‘Thriller’ dance staged using prisoners in the Philippines. Footage of the dance became an online hit, and can be watched below.