Michael Jackson


Born
in Gary, Indiana, The United States
August 29, 1958

Died
June 25, 2009

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Michael Joseph Jackson, often referred to as The King of Pop or MJ is an American musician and entertainer.

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The seventh child of the Jackson family, Michael Jackson debuted on the professional music scene at the age of eleven as a member of the Jackson 5, and went on to become a pop icon as a solo artist. His successful career and controversial, enigmatic personal life have been a part of pop culture for almost four decades. Jackson has dominated pop music since the late 1970s, becoming the first black entertainer to amass a strong cross-over following on MTV with his revolutionary transformation of the music video as
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Dancing the Dream

4.68 avg rating — 928 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Moonwalker: The Storybook O...

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Michael Jackson - Number Ones

4.73 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Michael Jackson Collection

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4.77 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2001
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My World: The Official Phot...

4.78 avg rating — 113 ratings
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Michael Jackson - Thriller

4.89 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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Michael Jackson's This Is I...

4.88 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2010
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Thriller 25th Anniversary: ...

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The Essential Michael Jackson

4.93 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2010
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“In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.”
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“If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.”
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“Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons.”
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