Profile of the Day: Michael Jackson
Today we remember Michael Jackson, who died on this day in 2009 at the age of 50. Even though five years have passed since his death, the King of Pop’s legacy continues to remain very much alive. Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958. At the age of 5, he began performing with is older brothers as a member of The Jackson 5. In 1971, he embarked on his solo career and became a dominant figure in pop music. With hits including “Thriller,” “Billie Jean,” and “Beat It,” Jackson became one of the world’s most popular musicians, selling over 400 million records worldwide.
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