Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop”, he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death
DID YOU KNOW…
- The Jackson 5 recorded several songs, including their first single “Big Boy”.
- Jackson’s work in film began in 1978, when he moved to New York City to star as the Scarecrow in The Wiz.
- Jackson collaborated with filmmakers George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola on the 17-minute 3D film Captain EO.