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Michael Jackson: 1958-2009

Michael Jackson
Image: FBI files on Michael Jackson show worry of death threat
FBI releases files on Michael Jackson
Dec. 23: Documents released by the FBI detail its 1993 investigation of a man who threatened to kill Jackson, as well as various forms of assistance to California authorities in two cases involving allegations that Jackson had abused children.

Michael Jackson’s inner circle
The late singer had eight siblings, three children and two ex-wives, plus numerous doctors, advisers, and famous friends. Here's a look at who's who.

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  Michael Jackson: 1958 - 2009
Click to see pictures from the highs and lows of Michael Jackson's career.
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The ‘King of Pop’
Timeline of singer's life, from Jackson 5 to ‘Thriller’ to Neverland.

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  The face of change
During his brilliant career, Michael Jackson changed not only music, but also his appearance. See how his looks evolved over the course of his fame.
2002 MTV Video Music Awards - Backstage
  Jackson and famous friends
Michael Jackson mingled with everyone from world leaders to actresses during his long career. Many of them spoke out about his loss.
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  Saying goodbye to the ‘King of Pop’
The family holds a private service, and fans and celebrity friends say farewell to the pop star at a public memorial service at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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  World says goodbye
Fans in the U.S. and around the globe pay tribute to the singer from afar.

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  Michael Jackson remembered
A Daryl Cagle editorial cartoon roundup of artists paying tribute to the ‘King of Pop.’

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FirstPerson: Are you at memorials for Michael Jackson?
How are you remembering Michael Jackson? Did you take photos or video of public outpourings of grief in Hollywood, outside the Apollo Theater — or elsewhere in the U.S. or around the word? Send them to
  Jackson’s children unveiled
Photos unrevealed until after Michael Jackson's death in June 2009 show the singer to have been an affectionate father to children Prince Michael II (nicknamed Blanket), Paris and Prince Michael, who had often appeared masked or veiled in public.

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