Five years ago this week, international pop superstar Michael Jackson died at the age of 50. Jackson’s death came as a shock to many around the world. On the anniversary of his death, fans around the globe remember the man and his music. CCTV’s YaKenda McGahee reports.
On the day of his death, Michael Jackson suffered a cardiac arrest after being injected with a lethal dose of sedatives.
No matter what corner of the world they came from, people know his name. It doesn’t matter what language they speak, they still know his music. The language of music is universal, which is something Michael Jackson proved in life and continues to prove years after his death
It is because of this that the world remembered Michael Jackson who died five years ago this week. Hundreds of fans flocked to memorial sites in New York and Los Angeles to honor the late King of Pop .
Fans honored his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and experienced a lot of heart-ache at his burial city at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles.
The fans of the fallen star don’t want to focus on his addictions and cause of death, especially today. Instead, they focus on his achievements and purpose in life: to make “feel-good” music.