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Michael Jackson: The legend lives on

DO YOU REMEMBER THE TIME: Legendary singer Michael Jackson passed away on June 25 2009

ON THE fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson’s passing, The Voice looks back at past events that have taken place since the King of Pop’s death.

2009

* JUNE 25
Michael Jackson dies aged 50 and his This Is It concert is cancelled

* JULY 7
Star-studded memorial service held for Michael Jackson following a private family service


MISSED: Usher performs at Michael Jackson's memorial service

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* OCTOBER 28
This Is It documentary released in the UK

2010

* FEBRUARY
Dr Conrad Murray charged with of involuntary manslaughter

2011

* JUNE
The singer’s red Thriller leather jacket is sold in auction for $1.8m (£1.1m)


SOLD: The famous red jacket was sold for $1.8m (£1.1m)

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* SEPTEMBER 27
Murray trial begins

* NOVEMEBER 7
Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to the maximum penalty of four years in jail


GUILTY: Dr Murray was four years in jail

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2012

* JUNE 20
Michael Jackson’s siblings reunite and kick off The Jacksons’ Unity Tour


FAMILY: The Jacksons

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* SEPTEMBER 25
Michael Jackson statue removed from Fulham Football Club's stadium

2013

* JUNE 5
The singer’s daughter, Paris, attempts suicide aged 15

* OCTOBER
Murray released two years ahead of schedule, due to California prison overcrowding and good behaviour

2014

* MAY 9
New Michael Jackson album, Xscape -which was produced by L.A Reid and Timbaland - is released.

* MAY 18


Life-like hologram of Michael Jackson performs at the Billboard Awards in Las Vegas

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* JUNE
The singer's estate is now worth approximately $600 million (£352 million)

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