If you’re celebrating more than three decades of marriage, a simple meal and a flower or two just won’t do. That’s probably why Magic Johnson decided to take things up a notch for wife Cookie as they celebrated their 30th anniversary.

He made her believe they were just going to get dinner, and they did, enjoying an eight-course meal at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. But the night culminated in an epic private concert put on by no other than Frankie Beverly & Maze. The couple literally sat in front of the stage in the Wilshire’s beloved ballroom — but not for long. They got up and proceeded to dance together to their favorite songs, even doing the electric slide at one point to “Joy and Pain.”

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