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1. Michael Jackson Backstage

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LOS ANGELES – MARCH 20: Singer Michael Jackson backstage at the Shubert Theatre in Century City at the opening night for the show ‘Dream Girls’ on March 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Marks/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) vertical,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,performance,singer,california,century city,city of los angeles,1980-1989,archival,premiere,michael jackson

2. Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson performing at the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, April 19, 1988. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,waist up,performance,singer,african ethnicity,north america,1980-1989,archival,illinois,nightlife,michael jackson,soul music,allstate arena,rosemont – illinois

3. Michael Jackson In Atlantic City

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – MAY 18: Pop Star Michael Jackson at the grand opening of The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey May 18 1990. (Photo by Jeffrey Asher/ Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,headshot,smiling,new jersey,atlantic city,1990-1999,square,michael jackson,majestic,pop musician

4. Michael Jackson

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LOS ANGELES – MARCH 20: Singer Michael Jackson backstage at the Shubert Theatre in Century City at the opening night for the show ‘Dream Girls’ on March 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Marks/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topics,topix,bestof,waist up,music,performance,singer,california,century city,city of los angeles,1980-1989,archival,premiere,michael jackson

5. Michael Jackson at LA Sports Arena

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Los Angeles, CA- Jan 18, 1989 Michael Jackson performs live at LA Sports Arena. photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,concert,performance,california,city of los angeles,1980-1989,archival,stadium,michael jackson

6. Pop Star Michael Jackson attends an event at the Ethiopian…

Pop Star Michael Jackson attends an event at the Ethiopian... Source:Getty

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES – 2003/04/02: Pop Star Michael Jackson attends an event at the Ethiopian Embassy before receiving the Humanitarian Award from the African Ambassadors’ Spouses Association in Washington, D.C.. (Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images) celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,actor,singer,child,death,washington dc,event,dancer,michael jackson,receiving,identity,fame,tv personality,all people,addiction,recreational drug,jackson 5,name of person

7. 1984 Grammy Awards

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American singer, songwriter, record producer and entertainer known as the King of Pop, Michael Jackson and his producer Quincy Jones attend the 26th Grammy Awards ceremony. They won a record 8 awards. (Photo by Bill Nation/Sygma via Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,adult,music,headshot,singer,city of los angeles,african-american ethnicity,young adult,mature adult,two people,young men,1980-1989,annual event,archival,mature men,winning,michael jackson,songwriter,performing arts event,producer,performer,grammy awards,quincy jones

8. Michael Jackson at LA Sports Arena

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Los Angeles, CA- Jan 18, 1989 Michael Jackson performs live at LA Sports Arena. vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,concert,performance,california,city of los angeles,1980-1989,archival,stadium,michael jackson

9. Michael Jackson at LA Sports Arena

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Los Angeles, CA- Jan 18, 1989 Michael Jackson performs live at LA Sports Arena. vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,concert,performance,california,city of los angeles,1980-1989,archival,stadium,michael jackson

10. Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson at press conference for the opening of the Victory Tour at the Hyatt Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, July 5, 1984. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,waist up,singer,african ethnicity,1980-1989,archival,nightlife,michael jackson,press conference,opening event,kansas city – missouri,jackson 5,hyatt

11. The Jacksons

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The Jacksons performing at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois, October 11, 1984. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,full length,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,music,performance,african ethnicity,north america,1980-1989,archival,illinois,chicago – illinois,nightlife,michael jackson,small group of people,jackson 5,stage – performance space,comiskey park

12. 1984 Grammy Awards

1984 Grammy Awards Source:Getty

American singer, songwriter, record producer and entertainer known as the King of Pop, Michael Jackson and his producer Quincy Jones attend the 26th Grammy Awards ceremony. They won a record 8 awards. (Photo by Bill Nation/Sygma via Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,adult,waist up,music,singer,city of los angeles,african-american ethnicity,young adult,mature adult,four people,young men,1980-1989,annual event,archival,mature men,winning,michael jackson,songwriter,performing arts event,producer,performer,grammy awards,quincy jones,grammy trophy

13. Michael Jackson’s HIStory Statue Unveiled At Mandalay Bay

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LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 28: Michael Jackson’s 10-foot-tall HIStory statue is unveiled at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on July 28, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jackson had the statue commissioned in 1994, and it became the inspiration for the cover of his fifth solo album ‘HIStory: Past, Present and Future Book 1.’ (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,usa,history,nevada,las vegas,casino,michael jackson,mandalay bay resort and casino,statue