Jackson's Emmy-nominated performance at Motown 25 featured his first ever public moon walk.
Michael Jackson was a unique performer in the way that he was excellent all-around, as performer, dancer, singer, and song-writer.
Michael Jackson was a hit well before most kids developed a musical taste.
Jackson sported an afro in 1979.
Michael with his signature aviators, looked as cheerful and regal as ever in 2009 with his silver and black ensemble.
Here is Michael Jackson at the unveiling of what would have been a 50 concert stay at London's O2 Arena.
In this still from his "Smooth Criminal" video, Jackson can be seen doing another one of his signature moves, a gravity-defying 50 degree lean.
Here you can see Jackson performing in the "Billie Jean" music video, with the pavement lighting up beneath his feet.