Michael Jackson’s sudden demise has come as a shock to people around the world.
He was preparing for his grand comeback concert series, This Is It, when on 25th June 2009 he suffered a heart attack and passed away in at the age of 50. MJ’s career spanned decades and countless hits but was also tarnished by the rumours and allegations regarding his personal life. I do not know the truth, and I’m not here to judge. Today is a day to simply remember the King of Pop’s contribution to music.
There is no denying that MJ’s career was successful beyond compare. From his early days in Jackson 5 to his solo career that spawned hits like Thriller, The Way You Make Me Feel, and Black Or White, MJ changed the face of pop like no one else has ever managed to.
He is truly a music legend who will never be forgotten.
News of MJ’s death came just hours after the death of another celebrated personality in entertainment – actress Farrah Fawcett. 62-year-old Farrah struggled with a long and public battle with cancer to which she finally succumbed on 25th June 2009 in .
The original Charlie’s Angel, Farrah had a celebrated Hollywood career, starring in over 40 moives and appearing on hit TV shows such as Ally McBeal and Spin City.
R.I.P. MJ and Farrah. You will be missed.