Elvis Presley vs Michael Jackson Thursday, Jul 2 2009
Family: Michael Jackson viewing won’t happen at Neverland Wednesday, Jul 1 2009
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
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
Signs of success
All in the family
A wonderful Wiz
Moment of stardom
A difficult year
Sharing his testimony
Singin’ with the kids
Concert tour planned
Pop Legend Michael Jackson Dead at 50 Friday, Jun 26 2009
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.