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The Ultimate Michael Jackson Quiz for the Moonwalkers

How big a fan are you of the King of Pop? Well, take this challenge to find out!
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Quick Fact
Michael Joseph Jackson also dubbed as King of Pop, was an American singer, songwriter & dancer born on 29th August 1958.
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Michael Jackson was born in Gary, a city in Lake County, Indiana in a working class African-American family. Michael was the eighth of ten children in the Jackson family.
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Michael’s father Joseph Jackson, a former boxer, was a crane operator at U. S. Steel & also played guitar with a local band, the Falcons. His mother Katherine Jackson, played clarinet & piano and worked part-time at Sears.
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Michael’s father formed a band, Jackson Brothers with Jackie, Tito & Jermaine as back-up musicians playing congas & tambourine. After Michael & Marlon joined the band, the name was changed to Jackson 5.
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Trivia
With famous songs like ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Beat It’ & ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Something’, Thriller became  instant hit and with 66 million copies sold, is still the best-selling album of all time worldwide.
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Vitiligo is a long-term skin disorder that causes skin to lose their pigment. The patches of skin affected become white with sharp margins.
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Michael has 13 Grammy Awards, Grammy Legend, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 6 Brit Awards, Golden Globe Award & 39 Guinness World Records including ‘Most Successful Entertainer of All Time’.
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Michael wanted to purchase Marvel Comics in late 90s as they had filed for bankruptcy. He wanted to produce and act as Spiderman. However, the role of Spiderman went to Tobey Maguire.
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Interesting Fact
Michael Jackson was quite fond of animals. He had all kinds of pets but a chimpanzee named Bubbles was his favourite.
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After the grand success of ‘Thriller’, Michael Jackson released his seventh album ‘Bad’ in 1987 which soon became the first album to produce five US number-one singles.
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Riding high on success of Thriller, in 1985 Michael paid $47.5 million for the music copyrights to 251 Beatles songs. He sold the copyrights to Sony for $750 million in 2008.
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MJ first did moonwalk during the TV Special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, broadcast on 16 May 1983. Soul Train dancer choreographer Jeffery Daniel taught him the move.
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Oila! Here we are at the end of the quiz. Time for results!

 Amruta Deshpande

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m, Miriana Dorobanțu, Paweł Czerwiński, Jean-Philippe Delberghe, Melissa Askew, Neil Martin, Ryan Tauss