News Reports of Michael Jackson’s Death – June 25, 2009

Michael Jackson died on Thursday June 25, 2009. This video shows how various news outlets reported on this tragic event…

Footage featured here includes breaking news report of Michael Jackson’s death from BBC, Fox News, CNN and NBC; video of MJ’s body being transported from his home; Randy Jackson’s press conference; and the front covers of the New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Times, Newsday, USA Today, and Los Angeles Times.

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Rare Video of Michael Singing “Smile” to His Children

Have a look at this rather candid moment in the life of Michael Jackson as he sings “Smile” to his children.

This video clip comes from the 2003 documentary Living with Michael Jackson. In addition to singing to his kids, Michael Jackson is also shown passing by some guests and he having a short chat with them as well.

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The Jackson 5 in “Going Back to Indiana”

Check out this comedy skit with Bill Cosby and the Jackson 5 from their 1971 “Going Back to Indiana” TV special.

The “Going Back to Indiana” special celebrated the Jackson 5 concert in their home state of Indiana. This is one of the skits from the special which features Bill Cosby as a news reporter going into the group’s bedroom for an interview. While the reporter says that the interview happens at 4 o’clock, Michael Jackson quips that it is not supposed to happen at 4 in the morning.

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How Michael Jackson’s Music Evolved Through the Years

Check out this video showing how The King of Pop’s music developed through the years from 1971 to 2001.

Michael Jackson is undoubtedly incredibly gifted, and that video shows it! What is obvious through the years is that Michael put a lot of passion and love into the music and performances that he did.

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The Jackson 5 Sings at Disneyland

Check out this rare video of the Jackson 5 performing a musical comedy skit at Disneyland in 1974.

This was filmed for the TV special “Sandy in Disneyland” starring Sandy Duncan. The video starts out with the members of the group lining up. After which, Michael Jackson goes up the deck and they do a song and dance performance of the song “When I Was a Lad” from the musical HMS Pinafore.

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The Making of Michael Jackson’s “Remember the Time” Video

Get a behind the scenes look at the making of the Michael Jackson’s legendary “Remember The Time” music video.

Director John Singleton talks about how challenging it was to film the dance moves for the video. “Remember The Time” was recorded for Michael Jackson’s album Dangerous which was released in 1991.

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Remember the Jackson 5 Cartoon?

Check out the intro for the Jackson 5 cartoon series from the 1970s.

This cartoon series, officially titled The Jackson 5ive, ran on Saturday mornings on ABC from September 11, 1971 to October 14, 1972 (for a total of 23 episodes). The voices on the shows were provided by voice actors, but the singing was all done by the Jacksons themselves.

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Michael Jackson Talks to Oprah About the Purpose of His Life

In this clip from his 1993 interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson talks about the meaning of his life and legacy.

The interview starts off with Oprah asking Michael Jackson about how it feels when he is up on stage performing for thousands of people. The conversation then touches on topics of spirituality and how MJ wants to be known for at this stage in his career.

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Michael Jackson’s Accepts a World Music Award in 2006

In this lovely tribute, Michael Jackson accepts Diamond Award honors at the World Music Awards London in 2006.

The video starts off with Beyoncé Knowles introducing Michael Jackson along with some information regarding his album “Thriller”. A short tribute clip is then given to The King of Pop. He then performs “We Are The World” with a choir of teens.

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See the Last Concert of Michael Jackson’s Bad Tour

This video features various scenes from the last concert of Michael Jacksons Bad tour in Los Angeles in 1989.

The Bad tour began on September 12, 1987 and ended on January 27, 1989. There were 123 shows played in the tour, and 4.4 million Michael Jackson fans were lucky enough to attend.

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