Michael Jackson: A life in pictures

Published: Sep 29 2011 02:33:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2014 09:54:13 AM EDT

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson's death. Look back at the King of Pop's life and career.

Michael Jackson as child
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Michael Joseph Jackson was born Aug. 29, 1958, to Joe and Katherine Jackson in Gary, Ind. He was the eighth of 10 children. The family lived in a three-bedroom house.

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