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16 facts you probably didn't know about Michael Jackson.

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Almost everyone ranging from the old to the young can boast of knowing this very famous personality. He was a big time singer, dancer and philanthropist. This post was made to educate our minds on some things we probably didn't know about the King Of Pop, as he is called. Read on


(1) Before he went to most crowded places, he'd often disguise himself in such a way that you wouldn't be able to identify him probably because he didn't want to be pursued by fans. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(2) He was a big time lover of nature and once cried for mistakenly stepping on a bug. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(3) He lost about 2 pounds of water weight through sweating when performing on stage because his body produced too much sweat. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(4) He is one of the most awarded artists of all time with 23 - 39 Guinness World Records, which includes the award for the 'Most successful entertainer of all time' and the 'highest earning deceased artist' when he died. Wow, he won an award even at death.40 Billboard Awards, 13 Grammy awards which includes the 'Grammy Lifetime achievement award' and the 'Legend Award', 26 American Music Awards. He bagged 8 Grammy awards in 1 night and he's the first artist to earn 12 nominations in 1 night. I think he's won more awards than any other artist dead or alive.

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(5) He played a few minutes role in the MIB movie (Men In Black) (2002) as Agent M.๏ฟผ View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(6) He wanted to play the role of Peter parker in Spiderman and Professor Charles Xavier in X- men but because of some certain circumstances, he didn't succeed.

(7) Michael Jackson was best known for one of his dance moves, his Moonwalk. As much as it looked like he defied gravity when performing the lean in Smooth Criminal,

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(8) Michael Jackson was the first black artist to air on MTV with his music video for Billie Jean.

(9) Michael Jackson was a big time animal lover and his most famous pet was Bubbles the chimpanzee.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Bubbles was adopted from a Texan research facility and the pair soon became inseparable. Bubbles was even taught how to do the moonwalk. He was given away because he started to become very aggressive as he grew. He is currently 35 years old and resides in Florida.

(10) As it turns out, Billie Jean was actually based on a true story when an obsessive fan sent him letters in 1981 claiming that Michael Jackson was the father of one of her twins. As reported by Michael Jackson's biographer, J Randy Taraborrelli.

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(11) On the day he passed away, Wikipedia, Twitter and AOL all simultaneously crashed for about 40 minutes at 3:15PM PDT, the wikimedia reported to have recorded nearly a million visitors to his profile on Wikipedia in an hour. Probably the most visitors in an hour period to any profile on Wikipedia in the world. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(12) About a dozen of Michael Jackson's fans committed suicide when the news of his demise was heard and Australian fans were said to be seeking for help from a suicide prevention hotline. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(13) Michael Jackson was crowned king of a village in Ivory Coast where he cuddled kids in orphanages and when he died, the locals begged that his body be buried in their cemetery. He was titled Michael Jackson Amalaman Anoh in 1992. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.


(14) A moon crater has been recently named after him. His Moonwalk has earned a tribute for a crater on the moon was being named after him. The crater is located in the moon's lake of dreams close to the 1,200 acre parcel purchased by him. The crater previously called Posidonius J is now called Michael Joseph Jackson.

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(15) He had vitiligo ( a skin disease). Most of us thought that he bleached his skin colour from a dark colour to white, but a test carried out on him by his doctor when he was alive and an autopsy carried out on him when he died proved the fact that he never bleached his skin, he had Vitiligo all these while. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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(16) Michael Jackson died on 25 of June 2009.

Lest i forget, this article was made on 24 of June which means that tomorrow being 25 of June is his remembrance day. Rest in peace Legend๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ข

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