August 29th,1958 a star was born. Michael Joe Jackson was born in the small town of Gary Indiana. Along with his brothers, Michael, the eighth child of ten, would emerge into our hearts as the lead singer of the Jackson 5. By the time he reached adulthood, he launched several of the most successful singles worldwide, including the best selling album of all time, Thriller.

Although he's no longer physically with us, his legendary music will live on for generations to come. Happy Birthday Michael!!! R.I.P.