The man who was destined to become an American singing legend was born Aug 29, 1958. Now the name of Michael Joseph Jackson of course is well known all over the world. Even if you think you don't know a single song - you definitely heard at least a piece of his unique lifestory. His path from the part of Jackson 5 family band to the King of Pop was harsh but at the end he had got 450 million records sold, 15 Grammys and international fame.
On June 25, 2009, the singer died of acute medical drugintoxication at his home in LA. Six years ago the world lost a musical legend but his name will always be remembered and remain in the history of 20th century musical culture. Today it would have been his 57th Birthday and a lot of celebrations took place in Moscow to mark the occasion.