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Michael Jackson

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Early Life:
Born in 1958 in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson became the lead singer of his family's popular Motown group, the Jackson 5.

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He sold over 200 million albums. His best selling song was Thriller, it was on the top 100 songs for 22 weeks. He got 13 Grammy awards. He was nominated for the King of Pop.

Why is he so memorable?:
He invented the moonwalk. He won 8 GRAMMYs in one night. He is the #3 top selling artist of all time.

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Brandon and Zach chose Michael Jackson because he is the king of pop and we both think he is really interesting and he has very good music.

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Fun Facts!!

  • He was very ticklish
  • His favorite animated character was Pinocchio
  • He has 2 stars on the Hollywood walk of fame.
  • He had 2 pet llamas
  • Thriller spent 37 weeks at the number one spot on the US billboard.
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