This was the theme song to the movie The Legend of Billie Jean, which was a box office bomb despite the success of this song.

 PAT BENATAR TRIVIA:

She was born Patricia Andrzejewski, renamed Benatar after a brief marriage with a GI named Dennis Benatar.
As a teenager, she was training for the Juilliard School of Music until she rebelled. She never attended.
Jobs before rock stardom, Pat Benatar was bank clerk and also singing waitress.