Family 29 Aug 1958-th year in the town of Gary, Indiana, in a working class family in the steel mill Joe Jackson and a Department store saleswoman Katherine Jackson was born a boy and named him Michael. At the time of the birth of Michael in the Jackson family there were seven children. The approach to the education of the children of Joseph, a supporter of strict discipline was harsh: he was humiliating their children, both mentally and physically. Mom forced sons to Bible study and drove them to the meetings of "Jehovah's Witnesses".
To conquer the world with his talent, Michael Jackson started as a child. His father founded the group "The Jackson 5", which included five of the ten children of the family of the Jacksons. Over time, Michael began to stand out from the rest The Jackson 5
Thriller In 1982 released the outstanding album "Thriller" which became the biggest selling album of all time. Further albums are: "Dangerous" (1991), Bad," History" (1995), Invincible
Personal life Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley were married on may 26, 1994, at a ceremony in the Dominican Republic.Their marriage ended two years later After his divorce from Presley, Jackson married Debbie Rowe, who subsequently bore him two children – daughter Paris and son Prince
Moonwalking After Michael Jackson first performed this movement to the public on March 25, 1983 year, performing the song "Billy Jean", it has become known. For the first time this technique has appeared in performances of actors-mimes for 50 years before it was performed by Jackson. Michael Jackson never claimed that he invented walking.
Neverland Michael Jackson purchased a ranch in 1982. Ranch Hacienda, whose area is five times bigger than the territory of the Principality of Monaco is a huge zoo, amusement Park and garages with these cars, and their toy replicas, pavilion for slot machines and video games, a cinema with 40 seats. Near the farmstead there is a lake.
Stranger in Moscow In the Moscow room of "Metropol" Jackson has written a ballad about loneliness, "Stranger in Moscow". In 1993, Michael Jackson visited Moscow,where he gave a concert visited the orphanage,and during a visit to the Tamanskaya division, he took the parade, and then marched in the ranks.
Philanthropist In 1985 he wrote a song "We Are The World" performed by USA for Africa team, brought 67 million in favor of starving Africa. In 2000, Jackson entered the Guinness book of records as an artist, supporting 39 charities.
The king of pop Michael Jackson suffered from vitiligo and he revealed this truth in the early 90's. This disease has turned the color of his skin from brown to white. In 1993 Dr. Arnold Klien stated under oath that "Michael was diagnosed with lupus and vitiligo in 1986. Vitiligo
Michael Jackson was familiar with many celebrities:
The exotic African country of ivory Coast has granted his idol the highest title. Since 1992, the year he was not only the king of pop, but also acquired the status of "king of West Africa". Memory idol