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MICHEAL JACKSON LAID TO REST

September 4th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

Seventy days after his sudden death, Michael Jackson will be interred on Thursday evening at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. It is still not certain whether this will be his last resting place. Only his family and closest friends attended the private funeral inside the ornate Great Mausoleum on the grounds of Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California.

The memorial service was to commence at 7.00 PM  but started only at 8.30 and was wrapped up at 11.50 PM Eastern time. (more…)

FAREWELL – MICHAEL JACKSON

July 8th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   1 Comment »
Michael Jackson’s public memorial service was held on Tuesday  at 10.00 am (ET) at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Thousands of fans swarmed Los Angeles, to mourn his demise. Michael Jackson’s memorial was a somber, spiritual ceremony that reached  for the greatness of the man  There were songs and tears but, little dancing. If there was a shocking moment, it came in the form of Jackson’s daughter, Paris-Michael, who made the first public statement in her 11 years said that “ever since I was born, daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine,”
 
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Tuesday began with a private gathering of Jackson family members at the cemetery at  8 am.  Jackson’s  family members were escorted from his parents’ California, home to the Forest Lawn Cemetery. La Toya Jackson, wearing sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat, was seen  leaving the cemetery. A small handful of sedans, all black in color, were seen coming and going from the hall of liberty and the TV footage showed a hearse being carried out of there and then the caravan proceeded to the Staples Center. (more…)

A TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON

June 26th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

Mega pop star Michael Jackson has died at the age of 50 after suffering a cardiac arrest in his home. His personal doctor and the para-medics tried in vain for 90 minutes to revive him The effort to save him was  continued by  the ambulance personnel also as he was driven to UCLA  Medical Centre in Los Angeles. He was  pronounced dead at 2:26 pm (0256 IST) local time.

 Michael Jackson was, undoubtedly, one of the brightest music icons the world has ever seen and was regarded as a genius. He debuted on the professional music scene at the age of 11 as a member of ‘The Jackson 5’, and began a solo career in 1971. (more…)