The King of Pop Michael Jackson is supposedly celebrating his 52nd birthday today, August 29, 2010. The late legendary singer and entertainer had his hometown Gary, Indiana filled with fans and celebrities to pay tribute to him.
His father Joe Jackson and other members of the family were quietly gathered in their hometown to celebrate Michael’s 52nd birthday. Also, the town’s mayor Rudy Clay said it was an honor to pay tribute to an artist like Michael Jackson. The town had prepared a tribute to Michael organized outside their home last August 28, 2010. Impersonators of Michael Jackson entertained the crowd and the Jackson family. More festivities were prepared that will last for four days.
Meanwhile, clubs around the country had something prepared for the artist’s birthday in remembrance of his contribution to the music world. In California, a group of people estimated to be in hundreds danced to his song Thriller in commemoration of the pop icon’s birthday.
It was on June 2009 that the death of Michael Jackson filled the media and was mourned by the whole world. The pop idol died of cardiac arrest following an overdose from a painkiller. His doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray is facing accusations for allegedly injecting a lethal dose of the anesthetic Propofol.