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Connecting with Michael Jackson, one year after his death

June 26, 2010

Jackson AnniversaryThere were no seances to raise him from the dead (at least as far as we know), but people around the world were connecting to Michael Jackson again, one year after his death. In Tokyo, fans slept with his memorabilia. In Vietnam, they held a night of performances. In New York, they danced at the Apollo Theater, and in Los Angeles they waited to pay their respects at the Forest Lawn cemetery where his body was laid to rest. Those pictured at right are at a parade in Liepzig, Germany. Read the full story here.

There is no doubt Jackson was the King of Pop, but will he be remembered in the same way as Elvis or Marilyn Monroe? Will his songs be sung and his moonwalk be danced? Time will tell. But we were out on Hollywood Boulevard on Friday to talk to people about what they most remembered about Michael Jackson. Click below to see what they had to say.

(Video by Marc Price)

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R.I.P., MJ! Thank you for the music & the memories you left us! You are missed!

Any other MJ fans planning to watch TV Guide’s Michael Jackson special, Gone Too Soon, tonight? I can’t wait–only an hour!!

Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3b9oXa9v 8c

http://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/gone-soon  /305026

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Did anyone else watch the MJ special last night? I thought it was awesome! It really delved into the reasons behind his death! If you didn’t see it, they’ll be playing it today at 3pm & 8pm, and tomorrow at 11am! Make sure to check it out!

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