Michael Jackson 1958-2009
Michael Jackson, who died unexpectedly on June 25, 2009 at age 50, would have turned 53 today. Use this interactive timeline to explore his life and his music.
Source: Times reporting, Billboard | Reporting: Maloy Moore, Megan Garvey, Brady MacDonald and Rong-Gong Lin II | Copy editing: Christine De La Cruz and Saji Mathai
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