Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 on the age of 50. And 12 days later a public memorial service was held on the Staples Centre in Los Angeles earlier than a non-public funeral was held. The latter occurred 11 years in the past immediately on September three and was attended by round 200 of the King of Pop’s closest family and friends. The service occurred at Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park and stars similar to Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Quincy Jones and Macaulay Culkin have been in attendance – alongside Jackson’s ex-wife Lisa Marie Presley.
Elvis Presley’s daughter was famously married to Jackson from 1994 to 1996.
At the funeral, the singer’s household arrived in a motorcade of 31 autos.
While the King of Pop’s brothers Randy, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon have been pallbearers.
MJ’s siblings carried the gold-plated casket into the service and after it completed, Lisa Marie ended up sticking round after most individuals had left.
The Great Mausoleum shouldn’t be open to the general public or the media and his unmarked crypt is simply partially seen from the tinted entrance.
Jackson’s last resting place is roofed in flowers left by his followers, which safety guards put out.
Earlier this 12 months, the King of Pop’s iconic glove bought at public sale for an unimaginable sum of money.
According to The Sun, an nameless purchaser bought the glove for an unimaginable £85,000 in Texas.
Accompanying the glove was a letter saying it was donated to Unicef in 1998, whereas the envelope was from Jackson’s MJJ manufacturing firm.
In 1983, the singer carried out Billie Jean on a TV particular referred to as Motown 25 and it was right here the place he wore a single glove coated with rhinestones, whereas debuting his well-known moonwalk dance.
The star went on to put on the glove many instances throughout distinction performances.
And even mentioned he felt that carrying one by itself was “cool” whereas two was “so ordinary”.