PHOTO GALLERY: Remembering Michael Jackson

Friday, June 26, 2009 | 2:51 p.m. CDT
Michael Jackson performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 31, 1993.

The "king of pop" rose to stardom at an early age and quickly captured the hearts of millions. He died Thursday at age 50.

Michael Jackson arrives at the Santa Maria Superior Court in California in 2005 for his child molestation trial.
Michael Jackson, pictured in 2005, leaves the Santa Maria, Calif., courthouse, where he was acquitted of child molestation charges.
Michael Jackson wasn't yet known as the king of pop when he collected eight Grammy awards for the "Thriller" album.
Michael Jackson performs at the 1993 Super Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Michael Jackson is seen in file pictures. From top left: 1971, 1977 and 1979. From bottom left: 1983, 1987 and 1990.
Michael Jackson, left, performs with James Brown during the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 24, 2003. Jackson later presented Brown with a lifetime achievement award.

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