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What was Michael Jackson's birth name?
A: Michael Joseph Jackson.

On what date was Michael born?
A: August 29, 1958.

Where was Michael born?
A: Gary, Indiana, U.S.

On what date did Jackson die?
A: June 25, 2009.

How old was Michael Jackson when he died?
A: 50.

Where is Michael Jackson's final resting place?
A: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, U.S.

What was Michael Jackson's net worth estimated to be in 2009?
A: U.S. $1.178 billion.

What religion was Michael?
A: He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Who did Michael marry in 1994?
A: Lisa Marie Presley.

What year did Michael and Lisa Marie divorce?
A: 1996.

Who was Michael's second wife?
A: Deborah Jeanne Rowe.

In what year did Michael and Deborah get married?
A: 1996.

In what year did they divorce?
A: 1999.

How many children did Jackson have?
A: Three.

What are their names?
A: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II.

Who is Jackson's father?
A: Joseph Walter Jackson.

Who is Jackson's mother?
A: Katherine Esther Scruse

In the Jackson family, Michael was child number what?
A: Eight.

Michael debuted on the professional music scene along with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of what?
A:  The Jackson 5 in 1964.

In what year did he begin his solo career?
A:In 1971.

In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in what kind of music?
A:Popular music.

The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller", were credited with breaking down what?
A: Racial barriers.

His video are also credited with turning the medium into a what?
A: Art form and promotional tool.

The popularity of his videos helped to bring what television channel to fame?
A: MTV.

With videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream", he continued to innovate the medium throughout what decade?
A: The 1990s.

Jackson created complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the what?
A: Moonwalk.

Jackson's 1982 album Thriller is the best selling album of what?
A: All time.

His other albums, including Off the Wall (1979), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991), and HIStory (1995), also rank among the world's what?
A: Best selling albums.

Jackson is one of the few artists to have been inducted into what hall of fame twice?
A: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

He was also inducted into what other halls of fame?
A:  Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Dance Hall of Fame.

How many Grammy Awards has Michael Jackson received?
A: 13, as well as a Grammy Legend Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

How many American Music Awards did he win?
A: 26.

How many number-one singles in the United States did he have in his solo career?
A: 13, more than any other male artist in the Hot 100 era.

Michael Jackson has won hundreds of awards, making him the most awarded recording artist in the what?
A: History of popular music.


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