Elvis Presley vs Michael Jackson Thursday, Jul 2 2009 

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Family: Michael Jackson viewing won’t happen at Neverland Wednesday, Jul 1 2009 

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LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Michael Jackson’s family will not hold a public or private viewing of his body at the Neverland Ranch, a spokesman for the family said Wednesday. “Plans are under way regarding a public memorial for Michael Jackson, and we will announce those plans shortly,” Ken Sunshine said in a written tatement.Jackson’s will, which was filed in court Wednesday and dated July 7, 2002, did not specify where he wished to be buried.

Jackson placed his entire estate, which he estimated to be worth at least $500 million, in the Michael Jackson Family Trust, which was described in another document not filed in court

Michael Jackson: 1958 – 2009(Face Of Change) Monday, Jun 29 2009 

1972

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Michael Jackson, 13, was the youngest member of the Jackson 5.

1977


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‘Michael Jackson of the Jackson 5 during the 1977 American Music Awards

1980


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Michael Jackson won three American Music Awards in 1980.

1984


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‘Michael Jackson is seen backstage at the 26th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1984.

1987


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‘Michael Jackson appears at the American Cinema Award gala on Jan. 9, 1987, in Beverly Hills, Calif

1992


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‘Michael Jackson as seen in New York in 1992.

1993


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‘Michael Jackson performs during a show at the National Stadium in Singapore during his 1993 Dangerous tour.

1995


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‘Michael Jackson smiles for cameras at the announcement of nominations for the 1995 MTV Video Awards in New York City on July 25, 1995.

1998


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‘Michael Jackson gives an interview to the Associated Press in Detroit on July 8, 1998.

2000


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‘Michael Jackson arrives at the G & P Foundation for Cancer Research's Angel Ball on Nov 30, 2000, in New York.

2005


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Michael Jackson arrives at the Santa Barbara County courthouse in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 27, 2005

2007


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‘Michael Jackson poses in Los Angeles on Nov. 8, 2007.

2009


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Michael Jackson at a press conference in London on March 5, 2009.

BET Awards honor Michael Jackson’s legacy Monday, Jun 29 2009 

LOS ANGELES – The BET Awards became the official Michael Jackson TV celebration on Sunday, with joyous tributes to the King of Pop from a New Edition medley of Jackson 5 songs to host Jamie Foxx’s tender monologue delivered in that classic red leather zipper jacket and white glove.“No need to be sad. We want to celebrate this black man,” said Foxx, who kicked off the show with a re-enactment of the choreography from Jackson’s iconic “Beat It” video in front of the star-studded crowd, on its feet from the start of the show.

As the show ended, Jackson’s sister, Janet, took the stage to speak on behalf of her grieving family and thank fans for their love and support.

MIchael Jackson Album Friday, Jun 26 2009 

Little boy Michael

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‘Michael Jackson was just 12 when this picture was taken in May 1971

Signs of success

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‘Michael Jackson, far left, and the rest of the Jackson Five in 1972. The five brothers from Indiana were signed to Berry Gordy

All in the family

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‘The Jackson 5 perform in Los Angeles on a 1970s Bob Hope TV special. Michael continued to front the band

A wonderful Wiz

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‘Michael Jackson at the opening of The Wiz. The 1978 movie musical was the first time the pop star worked with legendary producer Quincy Jones,

Moment of stardom

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‘Michael Jackson performs the moonwalk during Billie Jean for the first time on television

Role model

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‘During a May 1984 ceremony at the White House, Michael Jackson accepts a Presidential Award from President Reagan as first lady Nancy Reagan looks on.

Who’s bad?

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‘Michael Jackson and his dancers in concert during a 1987 Tokyo concert on Jackson

A difficult year

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‘A cameraman photographs Michael Jackson and Oprah Winfrey in January 1993. This was the year Jackson was first accused of child molestation,

Clowning around

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‘Michael Jackson and French mime Marcel Marceau clowning for the cameras at the Beacon Theatre in New York on Dec. 4, 1995.

Power marriage

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‘Michael Jackson and then wife Lisa Marie Presley are seen at Neverland Ranch in preparation of the Children

Marriage 2.0

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‘Just months after his divorce from Lisa Marie, Michael Jackson walked down the aisle with Debbie Rowe.

Sharing his testimony

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‘Michael Jackson testifies on Nov. 13, 2002 in Santa Maria, Calif. Superior Court in a trial in which he is accused of cancelling concert appearances

Arresting development

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‘Michael Jackson is pictured in this Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department mug shot from Nov. 20, 2003. In a February 2003 documentary, Jackson acknowledged letting boys sleep in his bed.

Singin’ with the kids

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‘Michael Jackson sings with some of his young fans at the World Music Awards at Earls Court in London on Nov. 16, 2006

Father figure

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‘Michael Jackson walks with kids Prince and Paris through a studio parking lot in Los Angeles in March 2009.

Concert tour planned

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‘Fans take pictures of an electronic screen projecting a press conference by Michael Jackson at the O2 arena in London on March 5, 2009.

Pop Legend Michael Jackson Dead at 50 Friday, Jun 26 2009 

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‘Michael Joseph Jackson August 29, 1958 was an American recording artist, entertainer, and businessman. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene at the age of 11 as a member of The Jackson 5 and began a solo career in 1977

Pop icon Michael Jackson has died of cardiac arrest, according to media reports. Jackson, 50, suffered a cardiac arrest at his Holmby Hills home and paramedics were unable to revive him, entertainment website TMZ.com reported. The website reported that the pop star suffered cardiac arrest just after 12:00 pm (0030 IST). Los Angeles Times, quoting city and law enforcement sources, confirmed his death.

Earlier, Jackson was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA medical centre here by the fire department paramedics.Fire Capt. Steve Ruda was quoted as saying by Los Angeles Times that paramedics responded to a call by Jackson’s home at 12.26 pm (local time). The paramedics performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation and took him to the hospital, Ruda said.

Jackson is survived by three children — Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince “Blanket” Michael Jackson II.The ‘king of pop’ was born on August 29, 1958 and debuted on the professional music scene at the age of 11 as a member of ‘The Jackson 5’, and began a solo career in 1971.The singer was accused of child sexual abuse in 1993 but he could not be charged due to lack of evidence. In 2005, Jackson was tried and acquitted of further sexual abuse allegations and several other charges.

michael jackson – moon walk(Awesome) Thursday, May 14 2009