Michael Jackson, touted as the world’s greatest entertainer, died today (Friday, June 26) at 5:36am Malaysian time. His 1982 album Thriller is the best selling album of all time. It is certified 27x platinum by the RIAA. He was so famous that when the news of his death was announced, the overwhelming number of Google searches for Michael Jackson led the company to believe that it was under “hacker attack”. Twitter also crashed following the huge number of people who wanted to get the news out to their followers. And the story of his death on Digg was dugg 21000+ times!
His talents maybe tainted by his weird behaviors and a string of child molestation cases, but this is probably how most of the world will remember him by:
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