The King of POP August 29, 1958 – June 25 2009
“We remember and honor Michael’s optimistic passion in spreading universal messages of peace and love.” – MJ Estate
“Michael Jackson was my musical God. He made me believe that all things are possible…” – @wyclef
It is reported that Wikipedia, Twitter, and AOL’s Instant Messenger all crashed at 3:15PM on the day MJ died: June 25, 2009. His journey from a young musical genius to a worldwide superstar who sold an estimated 750 million albums.
Michael Jackson Interesting Facts
Michael has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (one for himself and one as part of the Jackson Five) Jackson was a vegetarian.
Jackson invented a shoe device that allowed dancers to lean forward at gravity defying angles, and owns the patent for the special anti-gravity boots he wore that allowed him to lean forward extremely far in live performances of “Smooth Criminal.”
Check out this fantastic image below!
His first song to hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart was “Ben” in 1972.
The King of Pop’s hits included Beat It, Billie Jean and Thriller and his 1982 album was the best-selling album of all time, with more than 26 million copies sold.
MJ was a huge Beatles fan. He paid $47 million for the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalogue in 1985 and sold a share of it to Sony in 1995 for $95 million.
Jackson’s 13 number one hits on the US Billboard charts put him behind only Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Mariah Carey.
“You’re connected to a higher source and you become one and you just go with the spirit.” – Michael Jackson
>Michael Jackson was A STAR we Miss the Man We Miss The Music…ICON