Thousands Gather To Celebrate Jackson's Birthday

Thousands of MICHAEL JACKSON fans gathered across the U.S. on Sunday (29Aug10), to celebrate what would have been the King of Pop's 52nd birthday.
Devoted Jackson fans proved they have not forgotten about the Thriller hitmaker, who died on 25 June, 2009 - and hundreds gathered outside his childhood home in Gary, Indiana at the weekend to celebrate his life and music.
The singer was honoured with a special This Is It birthday party on Saturday (28Aug10), where Gary Mayor Rudy Clay addressed the crowd. He said: "The passing of our favourite son, Michael Jackson, is still fresh in our hearts. A year later, on the day before his birthday, we honour his memory as a great and giving person and as the world's greatest entertainer."
Filmmaker Spike Lee - who directed two of the singer's music videos in 1996 - also led tributes to the star, hosting his second annual free bash to celebrate his late pal in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Meanwhile, curators at Los Angeles museum The Autry Center also held a special Michael Jackson Day celebration, during which fans learned the hitmaker's signature dance moves.


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Happy birthday my love. I hope you're happpy & at peace where ever you are. I also hope Prince, Paris & Blanket are doing well.
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I wish I could have been there with all you guys.I am so happy for such a wonderful celebration on Michael's birthday wow ....yeah praise jesus...I miss Michael so very much.I wish he was here with us..I BELIEVE IN HIM...HE IS SUCH A WONDERFUL INSPIRATION TO ALL OF US...God bless you all....God bless Michael Jackson....you will always be the biggest brightest star in the world +you will always be my miracle.. forever yours,Mary Yates
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What a wonderful day for the people in Gary Ind. and LA MICHAEL JACKSON deserve nothing but the BEST.................
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Happy B Day MJ. R.I.P Miss you sooooooooooooooo much..
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Miss you sooooooooooooooo much MJ! R.I.P
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Happy Birthday Michael Jackson. I miss you so so much and I hate that you are not here with us. I think about you everyday and you are always on my mind. I believe you are one of Gods Angels that he transformed to send to earth with a powerful message. So many people love you and it is astonishing to see the pouring out of love towards you. Only an Angel can command this kind of love and attention from millions. To bad this love wasn't shown for you when you were still alive. This may have put some fight in you on June 25th 2009 before you died knowing that so many people loved you and wanted you here.God bless you Michael the most beautiful Angel that God has ever put on this earth. God bless you!I love you so so much Michael. RIP my Casanova! I can't wait to meet you in Heaven!Command justice for Michaels shortened life!
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