GALLERY: Michael Jackson's legacy continues to live on


Photo dated on December 19, 1983 shows British singer Paul McCartney and US pop star Michael Jackson (R).

JOHANNESBURG - Wednesday marks five years since Michael Jackson died.

The King of Pop died on June 25 2009 from a heart attack triggered by a cocktail of prescription drugs.

He died at the age of 50.

His doctor, Conrad Murray, was sentenced to four years imprisonment in 2011 for his death.

Jackson might not be walking this earth anymore, but he still remains popular among many music lovers across the globe.

Millions continue to post messages on Twitter in memory of the man who dazzled the world with beautiful music and dance moves.

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