Michael Jackson was born August 29, 1959 in Gary, Indiana
Billie Jean was the first video by a black artist to air on MTV
He first premiered the moonwalk during a performance of Billie Jean on Motown 25 televisions special March 25, 1983.
His 1982 Album ''Thriller'' is the best selling album of all time with estimated sales of 110 million worldwide.
The nearest competitor for the title of best selling album is ''Eagles their Gratest hits'' with 42 miljon.
His 1995 album ''HIStory'' is the biggest selling double album of all time.
His 1997 album ''Blood on the Dance Floor'' is the biggest selling remix album of all time.
Michael Jackon was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.
Michael Jackson shared the record for most Grammys Awards on in one year by a single person with 8. He was tied with Carlos Santana and Norah Jones, since his death did Snatana win 2 more grammys and Jones won 1 more.
Jackson maried Lisa-Marie Presley, the doughter of Elvis Presley, the marriage lasted only 19 months.
In 1985 he outbid Paul McCartney and paid $47 million dollars for the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalog. He later resold pard of the catalog to Sony in 1995 for $95 million dollars.
Michael owned the rights to the South Carolina state anthem ''South Carolina on My Mind''
Michael Jackson had 5 known pets, apart from Bubbles the chimp michael also owned a Boa snake, a llama. a ram and a python snake.
Michael Jacksons ''lucky'' number was 7.
He has 7 letters in his first and last name.
He was born in 1958, 19+58 = 77.
He died on the 25th, 2+5 = 7
He was the 7th of the 9 children.
Michael Jackons trick where he is leaning at drastic angle without falling is not a camera trick. He uses a shoe device that made the dance step possible.
Reports list that Michael Jackson had 20-45 plastic procedures with a total cost of over $900.000.
Such as Cleft added to chin, eyelid surgery, cheek implants.
Michael Jackson suffered from vitiligo, a rare skin disease which couses pigmentation loss.