Michael Jackson, remembering the king of pop a year after his death

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Michael Jackson, remembering the king of pop a year after his death

On June 25, 2009 the world of music changed forever with the news that the king of pop, Michael Jackson, had died aged 50. As the one year anniversary of his death falls on June 25, we recap what has happened in the 12 months since his passing.

With the shocking news still reverberating round the world, fans gathered to pay tribute at the legendary Apollo Theatre in New York's Harlem district, a venue long associated with the Jackson Five. Similar vigils were staged in Times Square, on the Thriller singer's Hollywood star and around the world.

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