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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Michael Jackson spent more time in hospitals helping the sick than in his music studio. Here is how I remember him pic.twitter.com/e2guO5qBeE— Keya Morgan (@KeyaMorgan) June 24, 2014
Michael Jackson was a king among men. Not only literally, but the way he acted made him a king. His talent & caring heart made him royalty— Taylor A. Jackson (@AngryBirdRED93) June 24, 2014
Today is the 5th anniversary of Michael Jackson&39;s death. I remember I was woken up by an emotional family member... http://t.co/kYs0VDgBMv— 180 with Bob (@180withBOB) June 25, 2014
MichaelJackson I will always love you!! The king of my heart!! The king of my soul!! The king of my life!!!— Maru Najera (@MaruNajera) June 25, 2014