Welcome back to my Music Diary – today for the 29th August!
Today in 1958, Michael Joseph Jackson (singer, songwriter, member of The Jackson Five, The Jacksons) was born in Gary, Indiana. Starting his solo career in the seventies his big breakthrough was the legendary release „Thriller“ in 1982, which is still the best-selling album of all time. Nearly all songs charted the single charts worldwide and the video for „Thriller“ was game-changing at that time and is still a timeless clip.
Guiness World Records recognises Michael „Jacko“ Jackson, who was also called „The King of Pop“ still as the most successful entertainer of all time. On the 25th June 2009 Jackson died after suffering heart failure at the age of 50 years.
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