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Michael jackson biography

  1. 1. By : Sejal AgarwalBy : Sejal Agarwal Class : 9Class : 9thth CC Subject : EnglishSubject : English SubmittedSubmitted To : Ms ShwetaTo : Ms Shweta Michael JacksonMichael Jackson The famous PersonalityThe famous Personality
  2. 2.  Name:Name: Michael Joseph JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson  Birth Date:Birth Date: August 29, 1958 (12:13 am)August 29, 1958 (12:13 am)  Star Sign:Star Sign: VirgoVirgo  Birthplace:Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, USAGary, Indiana, USA  Current Residence:Current Residence: Neverland Valley Ranch, Los Olivos, California, USANeverland Valley Ranch, Los Olivos, California, USA  Parents:Parents: Katherine (*May 4, 1930) & Joseph Jackson (*July 26, 1929)Katherine (*May 4, 1930) & Joseph Jackson (*July 26, 1929)  Godchild:Godchild: Michael Gibb (son of Barry Gibb - 'Bee Gees')Michael Gibb (son of Barry Gibb - 'Bee Gees') Height:Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)5' 10" (1.78 m)  Eye Colour:Eye Colour: Dark brownDark brown  Hair Colour:Hair Colour: BlackBlack  Shoe Size:Shoe Size: US 10 (European 42)US 10 (European 42)  Secondary School Qualifications:Secondary School Qualifications: high-school diplomahigh-school diploma  Interests & Hobbies:Interests & Hobbies: Reading, painting, martial arts, dancing, acting,Reading, painting, martial arts, dancing, acting, drawing, animals, philanthropic and humanitarian causes, going todrawing, animals, philanthropic and humanitarian causes, going to amusement parks, travelling, shopping, going to the movies, spending timeamusement parks, travelling, shopping, going to the movies, spending time with children (especially terminally ill and underprivileged children), collectingwith children (especially terminally ill and underprivileged children), collecting paintings, sculptures, movie memorabilia and old costumes, investingpaintings, sculptures, movie memorabilia and old costumes, investing
  3. 3.  Best Friend:Best Friend: Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor  Idols:Idols: Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelley, Berry Gordy, QuincyCharlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelley, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Three Stooges, Walt DisneyJones, Three Stooges, Walt Disney  Favourite Accessory:Favourite Accessory: Black FedoraBlack Fedora  Favourite Actors & Actresses:Favourite Actors & Actresses: Shirley Temple, Elizabeth Taylor,Shirley Temple, Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn, Morgan Freeman, Marlon BrandoKatherine Hepburn, Morgan Freeman, Marlon Brando  Favourite Artists:Favourite Artists: Michaelangelo, Leonardo Da VinciMichaelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci  Favourite Board Game:Favourite Board Game: MonopolyMonopoly  Favourite Books:Favourite Books: 'Peter Pan' by James Matthew Barrie, 'Jonathan'Peter Pan' by James Matthew Barrie, 'Jonathan Livingstone Seagull' by Richard Bach, 'The Old Man And The Sea' by ErnestLivingstone Seagull' by Richard Bach, 'The Old Man And The Sea' by Ernest HemingwayHemingway  Favourite Classical Composers:Favourite Classical Composers: Claude Debussy ('Afternoon of theClaude Debussy ('Afternoon of the Fawn'), Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky, Sergei Sergejewitsch ProkofjewFawn'), Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky, Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew  Favourite Colours:Favourite Colours: Red, blackRed, black  Favourite Disney Characters:Favourite Disney Characters: Mickey Mouse, Peter Pan, PinocchioMickey Mouse, Peter Pan, Pinocchio  Favourite Drink:Favourite Drink: mineral water (e.g. Evian, Perrier), fruit juice (orange),mineral water (e.g. Evian, Perrier), fruit juice (orange), vegetable juice (carrot), Gatorade (during concerts)vegetable juice (carrot), Gatorade (during concerts)  Favourite Food:Favourite Food: Mexican, exotic, spicy & vegetarian food, Sushi, pizza,Mexican, exotic, spicy & vegetarian food, Sushi, pizza, chicken, fish, fresh fruits, popcorn, vanilla ice with cookie pieces, sunflowerchicken, fish, fresh fruits, popcorn, vanilla ice with cookie pieces, sunflower
  4. 4. THE WIZ Released in 1978, The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, is a remake of one of Michael Jackson's favourite movies "The Wizard of Oz". The film has an all blackcast with Diana Ross playing the lead role of Dorothy and Richard Pryor as The Wiz. Michael Jackson plays the Scarecrow. The Wiz was Michael’s first step into the movies and he found he enjoyed the 5-hour make-up sessions, 6 days a week, transforming him into the Scarerow and be able to become a different character.
  5. 5. Released in 1988, Moonwalker is a magical, musical journey into the world of Michael Jackson. Directed by Jerry Kramer and Colin Chilvers, starring Joe Pesci as Mr Big and Sean Lennon, Kellie Parker and Brandon Adams. Moonwalker is a story of good over evil, mixed in with fantastic songs and dance numbers, animation and the latest special effects of the time. MOONWALKER
  6. 6. A short film of 38 minutes released in 1996/97, Ghosts was written by Michael Jackson and Stephen King and directed by Oscar-winner Stan Winston, the world's foremost creator of creatures. Winston is the man behind characters such as 'The Terminator', the extra-terrestrial monstrosities of 'Aliens' and the amazing dinosaurs of 'Jurassic Park'. Featuring latest special effects, make-up and dance routines, Michael plays a number of characters that look nothing like each other making use of great make-up and special effects. GHOSTS
  7. 7. ChildhoodChildhood • He had nine brothersHe had nine brothers • When he turn five heWhen he turn five he join the band of hisjoin the band of his brothers and it wasbrothers and it was called Jackson five. Itcalled Jackson five. It was discovered that hewas discovered that he could imitate thecould imitate the dance steps of Jamesdance steps of James Brown and had aBrown and had a distinct singing voice.distinct singing voice.
  8. 8. Michael Jackson in theMichael Jackson in the 70’s70’s  Jackson did a soloJackson did a solo for the movie, Ben,for the movie, Ben, and it became aand it became a number-one hit.number-one hit.  But the next fewBut the next few years for theyears for the Jackson 5 wereJackson 5 were stagnant and bystagnant and by 1975 the group left1975 the group left Motown, changedMotown, changed the group name tothe group name to the Jackson's, andthe Jackson's, and signed to Epic.signed to Epic.
  9. 9. Michael Jackson in theMichael Jackson in the 80’s80’s  In 1982 Quincy Jones produced anotherIn 1982 Quincy Jones produced another Jackson album, Thriller, which became theJackson album, Thriller, which became the biggest hit in history with sales reaching 53biggest hit in history with sales reaching 53 million copies and spawned many hitmillion copies and spawned many hit singlessingles  In May 1982, during the televised 25thIn May 1982, during the televised 25th anniversary of Motown, Michael Jacksonanniversary of Motown, Michael Jackson performed his version of the "moonwalk"performed his version of the "moonwalk" dance which quickly became his signaturedance which quickly became his signature along side his one white-sequined glovealong side his one white-sequined glove  By 1983 Michael Jackson was the hottestBy 1983 Michael Jackson was the hottest pop star around. He was hired as apop star around. He was hired as a spokesman by Pepsi and did a sequence ofspokesman by Pepsi and did a sequence of elaborate commercialselaborate commercials
  10. 10. The accidentThe accident  During 1984 heDuring 1984 he went on tour withwent on tour with his brothers tohis brothers to promote thepromote the Jackson album,Jackson album, Victory. During theVictory. During the tour he suffered antour he suffered an accident on stageaccident on stage that resulted inthat resulted in third degree burns.third degree burns. Plastic surgery wasPlastic surgery was required to helprequired to help restore hisrestore his appearance.appearance.
  11. 11. The rumorsThe rumors  Tabloid rumors became rampant asTabloid rumors became rampant as Jackson's fame grew. It was rumored thatJackson's fame grew. It was rumored that Jackson had paid top dollar for the bones ofJackson had paid top dollar for the bones of John Merrick, the Elephant Man; that toJohn Merrick, the Elephant Man; that to maintain his high-pitched voice he wasmaintain his high-pitched voice he was taking hormone treatments; and to keep histaking hormone treatments; and to keep his youthful appearance he slept in a hyperbaricyouthful appearance he slept in a hyperbaric chamber.chamber.  When rumors came out that he bleached hisWhen rumors came out that he bleached his skin to make him look whiter and alteredskin to make him look whiter and altered his nose for the album "Thriller" some felthis nose for the album "Thriller" some felt Jackson was denying his ancestral past.Jackson was denying his ancestral past.  Jackson later said he suffered from vitiligo,Jackson later said he suffered from vitiligo, a skin disorder which effects the skin'sa skin disorder which effects the skin's pigmentation, causing large white blotches topigmentation, causing large white blotches to appear.appear.
  12. 12. New lookNew look  In 1987 the album "Bad" was released andIn 1987 the album "Bad" was released and along with came a significantly differentalong with came a significantly different looking Michael Jackson.looking Michael Jackson.  Soon to turn 30, Michael appeared to haveSoon to turn 30, Michael appeared to have gone through dramatic facial surgeries,gone through dramatic facial surgeries, changing not just his facial features, but hischanging not just his facial features, but his jaw line and skin color which by now wasjaw line and skin color which by now was almost a pale white.almost a pale white.  His nose seemed to vanish into the palenessHis nose seemed to vanish into the paleness of his skin, and his eyes looked almost one-of his skin, and his eyes looked almost one- dimensional, and void of the normaldimensional, and void of the normal surrounding skin.surrounding skin.
  13. 13.  "Off The Wall""Off The Wall"  "Thriller""Thriller"  "Bad""Bad"  "Dangerous""Dangerous"  "HIStory - Past, Present And Future - Book 1""HIStory - Past, Present And Future - Book 1"  "Blood On The Dance Floor - HIStory In The"Blood On The Dance Floor - HIStory In The Mix"Mix"  "Invincible""Invincible"……
  14. 14. His AutobiographyHis Autobiography  In 1988 MichaelIn 1988 Michael wrote his firstwrote his first autobiography andautobiography and disclosed episodesdisclosed episodes during hisduring his childhood and in hischildhood and in his relationship withrelationship with his unyieldinghis unyielding father that wasfather that was abusive in nature.abusive in nature. By the end of theBy the end of the 1980s, Michael was1980s, Michael was crowned, "Artist ofcrowned, "Artist of the Decade," for histhe Decade," for his 'Thriller' and 'Bad''Thriller' and 'Bad' albums.albums.
  15. 15. His deathHis death  Michael JacksonMichael Jackson died of a lethal dosedied of a lethal dose of a powerfulof a powerful anesthetic and theanesthetic and the Los Angeles coronerLos Angeles coroner has ruled his deathhas ruled his death a homicide,a homicide, according to courtaccording to court papers filed inpapers filed in Texas.Texas.  He died at the ageHe died at the age of 50of 50  And he died at theAnd he died at the afternoon Juneafternoon June 25,2009.25,2009.

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