June 26, 2009
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 performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 31, 1993.
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.
Review of Michael Jackson's "Thriller."
Review of "Off The Wall."
1978 review of "The Wiz."
Fans hoping to pay tribute to pop star Michael Jackson couldn't get access to his Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles because it is covered up for the premiere of the movie 'Bruno.' Here, the star for the Jackson 5 is seen on Vine Street in Hollywood. Jackson died Thursday. He was 50.
Eleanor Lewis holds on to her boom box as she dances to a Michael Jackson song with Ralph Evans in front of the Apollo Theater on Thursday in the Harlem section of New York.
From left, Gena Burchett, Ricardo Rique-Sanchez, Kaitlin Niewoehner, Kelsea DeShazo, Jessica Ray, Victoria Hogan, Sarah Gipson, Michaela Sherman and Clay Schrenger rehearse a tap dance routine for a performance to be shown Friday and Saturday as members of the Stephens Summer Dance group.
Chrisena Ricci, center, sings accompanied by, from left, Jaimie Keith, Denise Saylor, Sarah G. Vincent and Sydney Turner during rehearsal Thursday for the Stephens College Summer Theatre Institute musical revue.
Ballet dancers stand on tip-toe in a rehearsal at Macklanburg Playhouse at Stephens College. The dancers are part of the Stephens Summer Dance group.
Jeremy Stanfield leaps in the air at a rehearsal at the Macklanburg Playhouse at Stephens College. The dance group has its concert Friday and Saturday.
Julia Rodriguez, Joseph Snow's youngest daughter, touches her father's hand in the living room of his Sturgeon home on April 18.
Columbia residents at Stephens Lake Park talk about dealing with the summer heat.
SLIDESHOW: As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Joseph Snow believes that after his death he is going to be resurrected into a cleansed earth. “I have no desire to go to heaven. I don’t know what I would do if I went to heaven,” he says. “This is where I belong – on the earth. I don’t belong in heaven.” Snow says he has work left to do here, and hospice volunteers are making sure he can comfortably continue working in his garden.
June 25, 2009
Mikayla Logan, 12, chats with friends on the sidelines of the Hickman High School track. She was there Wednesday evening to run with the Blue Thunder Track Club.