Michael Joseph Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana, in 29.8.1958, was one of the most influential and gifted artists of our time. He was more than just a singer, he was a phenomenon, breaking boundaries and healing the world when others were just interested in money and success.
Starting his singing career as young as 4 years old and getting famous together with a band formed with his brothers, The Jackson 5, at the age of eleven, he was never able to lead a normal life. Dividing his time between the duties of the music career and school, he had no free time for the things most of us enjoy doing as youngsters, such as playing, meeting other kids of his age (outside his family), going to amusement parks etc.
Micheal's second adult solo album, Thriller, published in 1982, was the one to make his really famous, also outside the U.S. As the money started coming in, with it Michael lost whatever little privacy he had left, being unable to travel anywhere in the world and not being recognised