Excerpt from People
Written by Steve Helling
Everybody knows the song.
Toni Basil scored a No. 1 hit in 1982 with "Mickey". The official video – cheerleaders and all – became a mainstay on MTV during its formative years. If you're over 35, you can probably sing every word.
"Mickey" turned out to be Basil's only top 40 hit, but the 72-year-old singer/dancer/actress has obviously not slowed down.