S: Michael Jackson
BC: Death | The reason that the "This is It" concert never occurred was the sudden death of Michael Jackson. He went into cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009, and passed away shortly after. This event was so popular that it crashed many websites. It was believed that his doctor overdosed him, but it was that was never proved. His memorial was on July 7, 2009. Rest in peace, Michael. * Michael Jackson will never be forgotten. | Memorial | RIP , Michael
FC: Michael Jackson | By Elizabeth Chiyka Period 4 Language Arts with Mr. O' Connor.
1: Beginnings | Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958. He was born in Gary, Indiana. | Michael Jackson as small child | Gary, Indiana | YoungMichael | Michael's hometown
2: Family-Growing Up | His parents were Joseph Walter Jackson and Katherine Esther Scruse. He had 8 siblings-Mareen, Sigmund, Toriano, Jermaine, La Toya, Marlon, Steven, and Janet. Michael was supposed to have another sibling, Brandon, but he died at birth. | Jackson Family
3: Jackson 5 | The Jackson Five consisted of Michael and 4 brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael. They topped the charts in 1970. Among those songs were... "I Want You Back", "I'll Be There", "Dancing Machine", and tons more. | Jackson 5
4: Michael married Lisa Marie Presley in 1994. They divorced in 1996. He then married his longtime friend Deborah Jeanne Rowe, but they divorced too. He had Michael Jackson Jr. (Prince) on February 13, 1997. Paris was born in April 1998 and Blanket was born in February 2002. | Family of His Own | Paris, Blanket, and Prince
5: In March 2009, he announced a series of concerts titled "This is It" This was supposed to be a final curtain call, the last chance to see him in concert.. Sadly this never got to occur. But, recorded rehearsals and preparations for the show were put together into the movie/documentary..."This is It". The movie went into theaters on October 28, 2009, and was soon developed into a DVD as well. | This is It | Michael announcing "This is It" | "This is It" DVD