Michael Jackson

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  • Michael Jackson birthday

    Michael Jackson birthday
    Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana, United States of America. His father was named Joe Jackson, and his mother's name is Katherine Jackson. He has 10 siblings. 6 brothers and 4 sisters. Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who was the most popular entertainer in the world in the early and mid-1980s. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Michael-Jackson
  • Jackson Five

    Jackson Five
    Motown Records president Berry Gordy, Jr., was impressed with the the Jackson Five group and signed them in 1969. The Jackson 5 became an immediate success. Michael Jackson was the lead singer in the band. Finally, in early 1976, they left Motown to sign with Epic. When the legal battles finally ended, Motown won a breach-of-contract settlement and retained rights to the Jackson 5 name, forcing the group to become the Jacksons. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Michael-Jackson
  • Education

    He started in a public school in Gary, Indiana until he was 11 years old. When the Jackson 5 became famous they had to leave school and were tutored by a private tutor. He graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School. Although he didn’t get a proper education, he more than 10,000 books in his collection, all with different subjects; history, art, philosophy, science, and literature.
  • King of Pop

    King of Pop
    Michael Jackson’s first solo for Epic was Off the Wall (1979), it exceeded all expectations and was the best-selling album of the year selling more than 20 million copies. Off the Wall yielded the massive international hit singles “Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough” and “Rock with You,” both of which showcased Michael’s energetic style and capitalised on the contemporary disco dance fad. He also did a collaboration with Jones called Thriller. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Michael-Jackson
  • Neverland

    In the 1980s, Michael Jackson created a Southern California ranch called Neverland, was a fantasy retreat for performers. At the 2,700-acre property he installed amusement park rides and sometimes opened up the ranch for children's events. he also kept a chimpanzee named Bubbles there. The home has 6 bedrooms, a pool house, three guest homes and a four-acre lake. Neverland was for sale for $100 mill but is now for sale for $31 million dollars. https://www.biography.com/musician/michael-jackson
  • Songs

    Michael Jackson sung over 1000 songs. Ben his 1972 album, featured the eponymous ballad about a rat. The song became Jackson's first solo No. 1 single which he sung at the age of 14. Thriller was Released in 1982, it was his 6th solo album Thriller is the best-selling album in history, making seven Top 10 hits. The album stayed on the charts for 80 weeks, holding the No.1 spot for 37 weeks.
  • Children

    Michael Jackson had 3 children. A Son Michael Joseph "Prince" Jackson Jr., was born on February 13, 1997, in Beverly Hills, California, United States. A daughter Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, was born April 3, 1998, in Beverly Hills, California, United States. And another son Prince Michael "Blanket" Jackson II, who was born on February 21, 2002 at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital, in La Mesa, California.
  • Death

    He died on June 25, 2009 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. As established during the 2011 trial that convicted his physician, of involuntary manslaughter. He died because of a different of medications in his system, most notably a big amount of the surgical anaesthetic that Murray administered and that he often used to help him sleep. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/the-full-story-on-michael-jacksons-tragic-death/2016/06/14/5d9f74ee-3181-11e6-8758-d58e76e11b12_story.html