1NEWS – A few days before the concert entitled This Is It began, Michael Jackson died at his home on June 25, 2009. News of his death spread quickly throughout the world. Almost all media, TV, radio, print and online, spread this sad news. And, if he were still alive, yesterday Michael Jackson was 63 years old.
Some time later it was revealed that Michael Jackson died from an overdose of propofol given by his doctor, Conrad Murray, who was later found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
There are too many things to remember from Michael Jackson. His hit songs are still a favorite of many people. His unique appearance style, with a hat and curly hair plus cingkrang pants, then gave birth to many imitators around the world. Michael Jackson imitations are everywhere, including Indonesia. They can even exist and be popular by impersonating Michael Jackson.
In addition to his hit songs, Michael Jackson’s dance is also often the talk of the world. In the Smooth Criminal video, Michael Jackson performs a dance move by tilting his body about 45 degrees forward without falling, and then returning to an upright position. At first, many thought it was a camera trick or editing. But, as quoted from theblast.com, the action was created with the help of special shoes. He later performed this move at some of his concerts.
Michael Jackson also owns another iconic dance, the legendary Moonwalk. In this dance style, Michael Jackson, who seems to be walking in place, seems to just slide backwards. He demonstrated this when singing his hit song, Billie Jean on the TV show.
In 1988 Michael Jackson published an autobiographical book entitled Moonwalk, after the name of his signature dance. The book was number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. Michael Jackson has indeed passed away 12 years ago, but his works can still be an inspiration to many people today. He composes songs, sings and dances equally well.
Editor Suyanto Soemohardjo