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Michael Jackson Finally Laid To Rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery

Michael Jackson FuneralAfter passing away more than two months ago, Michael Jackson finally reached his fnal resting place on Thursday, at a private mausoleum at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Close friends of Jackson who didn't attend the public memorial service on July 7 were in attendance invitation-only funeral service including Elizabeth Taylor, Lisa Marie Presley, and Macaulay Culkin. The Jackson family paid $150 thousand dollars in advance to the Glendale police department to provide security and released the following statement after the 90-minute service: “Michael Jackson reached his final resting place tonight at 9:43 pm PST...At the beginning of the ceremony, Michael’s children placed a crown on their father’s coffin to signify the final resting place of the King of Pop." Michael Jackson Funeral One of the funeral programs contained personal messages from Michael's brother Jermaine and sister La Toya: "Michael, I always think about the time when you and I were in our bedroom in Indiana and it was snowing outside, we had our faces pressed against the window singing x-mas songs. It was the innocence and joy that made us sing as the snow was falling," Jermaine writes. "Your dreams were so incredible that it made the world a much happier place to live, and the world wouldn't let you rest because they demanded your dreams to transport them to another place. You've done your work here Michael, you've entertained us for decades and there's nothing else that you can prove or accomplish here on earth. You taught us how to laugh, how to love, and how to believe," La Toya writes.
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Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled A Homicide

mjThe LA coroner's office has ruled Michael Jackson's death as a homicide citing "lethal levels" of an anesthetic. Conrad Murray, one of Jackson's many doctors, told police he had been treating the singer for insomnia for six weeks and had been administering the drug propofol. Murray says he had feared Jackson was forming an addiciton to the anesthetic and had begun lowering the dosage and administering a mixture of the sedatives lorazepam and midazolam. Yet on the night Jackson died, Murray had relented to the singer's requests for the drug and finally gave him 25 milligrams of propofol. In addition to continuing the investigation into Dr. Murray, authorities have also subpoenaed the medical records of Dr. Arnold Klein, Dr. Allan Metzger, Dr. David Adams, Dr. David Slavitt, who conducted the independent medical examination of Jackson for Anschutz Entertainment Group, Dr. Randy Rosen and nurse practitioner Cherilyn Lee and Dr. Mark Tadrissi, who stored medical records with Adams.
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Ancient Egyptian Statue Bears Eerie Resemblance To Michael Jackson

ancient-egypt-bust-jacksonmichael-jackson Michael Jackson not only lives on in song but apparently his image is living on in the statue of an ancient Egyptian bust at The Field Museum in Chicago. An eerie resemblance between the King of Pop and the statue of an anonymous Egyptian has people flocking to the museum. “The idea that people are coming in specifically to see if they can recognize Michael Jackson is a little disturbing to me, but … if that’s what gets people interested in Egypt, interested that in 1500 B.C. people were carving these lovely faces in limestone, that’s OK with me, too,” said Jim Phillips, the museum’s curator of the Near East and North Africa. The statue, dating back to between 1550 and 1050 B.C., has been on display as part of the museum's Ancient Egypt exhibit since 1988. However, the MJ connectionwasn't brought to the attention of the general public until last week by newspaper columnist Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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VIDEO VIRUS: The Filipino Inmates Latest Michael Jackson Tribute – “Dangerous”

The inmates of a Detention and Rehabilitation Center in the Cebu province of the Philippines have reprised their tribute to the King of Pop with a full-scale choreographed routine of Michael Jackson's "Dangerous." The inmates gained global recognition with their prison yard routine of "Thriller" performed in 2007 and even danced a medley of hits for a crowd of 700 Cebuanos and foreign tourists after learning that their idol had died in June. The Cebu provincial security consultant Byron Garcia came up with the idea of synchronized dancing for the inmates in place of their exercise routines and has since posted numerous videos.
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Michael Jackson’s Unreleased Song ‘A Place With No Name’

1A01114B Photo: London Entertainment Take a listen to Michael Jackson's unreleased song "A Place With No Name." The song is similar to America's 1971 track "A Horse With No Name" and TMZ is reporting the group granted the King of Pop permission to record the song. "The band was honored that Michael chose to do their song and they hope it becomes available for all Michael's fans to hear," said Jim Morey, America's current manager and Jackson's manager during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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VIDEO VIRUS: Footage of Michael Jackson’s Hair Catching Fire In Pepsi Commerial

US Weekly unearthed some never-before-seen footage of the taping of that infamous Pepsi commercial when Michael Jackson's hair caught on fire on January 27, 1984. The footage shows the King of Pop's hair igniting from sparks that fell from a pyrotechnic explosion that was set off too early, and the visible burns left on the top of his head as the shaken singer as he is helped to his feet. Jackson suffered second and third degree burns and it is now being speculated that the accident led to his addiction to painkillers.
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Michael Jackson Finally Laid To Rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery

Michael Jackson FuneralAfter passing away more than two months ago, Michael Jackson finally reached his fnal resting place on Thursday, at a private mausoleum at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Close friends of Jackson who didn't attend the public memorial service on July 7 were in attendance invitation-only funeral service including Elizabeth Taylor, Lisa Marie Presley, and Macaulay Culkin. The Jackson family paid $150 thousand dollars in advance to the Glendale police department to provide security and released the following statement after the 90-minute service: “Michael Jackson reached his final resting place tonight at 9:43 pm PST...At the beginning of the ceremony, Michael’s children placed a crown on their father’s coffin to signify the final resting place of the King of Pop." Michael Jackson Funeral One of the funeral programs contained personal messages from Michael's brother Jermaine and sister La Toya: "Michael, I always think about the time when you and I were in our bedroom in Indiana and it was snowing outside, we had our faces pressed against the window singing x-mas songs. It was the innocence and joy that made us sing as the snow was falling," Jermaine writes. "Your dreams were so incredible that it made the world a much happier place to live, and the world wouldn't let you rest because they demanded your dreams to transport them to another place. You've done your work here Michael, you've entertained us for decades and there's nothing else that you can prove or accomplish here on earth. You taught us how to laugh, how to love, and how to believe," La Toya writes.
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Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled A Homicide

mjThe LA coroner's office has ruled Michael Jackson's death as a homicide citing "lethal levels" of an anesthetic. Conrad Murray, one of Jackson's many doctors, told police he had been treating the singer for insomnia for six weeks and had been administering the drug propofol. Murray says he had feared Jackson was forming an addiciton to the anesthetic and had begun lowering the dosage and administering a mixture of the sedatives lorazepam and midazolam. Yet on the night Jackson died, Murray had relented to the singer's requests for the drug and finally gave him 25 milligrams of propofol. In addition to continuing the investigation into Dr. Murray, authorities have also subpoenaed the medical records of Dr. Arnold Klein, Dr. Allan Metzger, Dr. David Adams, Dr. David Slavitt, who conducted the independent medical examination of Jackson for Anschutz Entertainment Group, Dr. Randy Rosen and nurse practitioner Cherilyn Lee and Dr. Mark Tadrissi, who stored medical records with Adams.
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Ancient Egyptian Statue Bears Eerie Resemblance To Michael Jackson

ancient-egypt-bust-jacksonmichael-jackson Michael Jackson not only lives on in song but apparently his image is living on in the statue of an ancient Egyptian bust at The Field Museum in Chicago. An eerie resemblance between the King of Pop and the statue of an anonymous Egyptian has people flocking to the museum. “The idea that people are coming in specifically to see if they can recognize Michael Jackson is a little disturbing to me, but … if that’s what gets people interested in Egypt, interested that in 1500 B.C. people were carving these lovely faces in limestone, that’s OK with me, too,” said Jim Phillips, the museum’s curator of the Near East and North Africa. The statue, dating back to between 1550 and 1050 B.C., has been on display as part of the museum's Ancient Egypt exhibit since 1988. However, the MJ connectionwasn't brought to the attention of the general public until last week by newspaper columnist Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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VIDEO VIRUS: The Filipino Inmates Latest Michael Jackson Tribute – “Dangerous”

The inmates of a Detention and Rehabilitation Center in the Cebu province of the Philippines have reprised their tribute to the King of Pop with a full-scale choreographed routine of Michael Jackson's "Dangerous." The inmates gained global recognition with their prison yard routine of "Thriller" performed in 2007 and even danced a medley of hits for a crowd of 700 Cebuanos and foreign tourists after learning that their idol had died in June. The Cebu provincial security consultant Byron Garcia came up with the idea of synchronized dancing for the inmates in place of their exercise routines and has since posted numerous videos.
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Michael Jackson’s Unreleased Song ‘A Place With No Name’

1A01114B Photo: London Entertainment Take a listen to Michael Jackson's unreleased song "A Place With No Name." The song is similar to America's 1971 track "A Horse With No Name" and TMZ is reporting the group granted the King of Pop permission to record the song. "The band was honored that Michael chose to do their song and they hope it becomes available for all Michael's fans to hear," said Jim Morey, America's current manager and Jackson's manager during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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VIDEO VIRUS: Footage of Michael Jackson’s Hair Catching Fire In Pepsi Commerial

US Weekly unearthed some never-before-seen footage of the taping of that infamous Pepsi commercial when Michael Jackson's hair caught on fire on January 27, 1984. The footage shows the King of Pop's hair igniting from sparks that fell from a pyrotechnic explosion that was set off too early, and the visible burns left on the top of his head as the shaken singer as he is helped to his feet. Jackson suffered second and third degree burns and it is now being speculated that the accident led to his addiction to painkillers.
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