Michael Jackson Died in 2009 – Born 1958
The King of Pop was a ’70s teen idol and music’s dominant star of the ’80s. He had 13 number-one hits (plus four in a row as lead singer of The Jackson Five). He was married twice (once to Lisa Marie Presley), endured a lengthy court case (which ended in a not guilty verdict) for child molestation, made and spent several fortunes and raised three children whose parentage was always in doubt. Nearing a sold-out 50-date run of shows in London, the 50-year-old died of cardiac arrest at home in Los Angeles on June 25th, 2009 after receiving a hospital-strength dose of the anesthetic propofol.