(WXYZ) - Today would have marked the King of Pop's 55th birthday.
Michael Jackson was born on August 29th, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and died on June 25th, 2009 in Los Angeles.
According to the medical examiner, his death was caused by an overdose of propofol. His doctor at the time, Conrad Murray, administered the dose in Jackson's bedroom. Murray was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
Michael Jackson's legacy includes record sales of nearly 400 million records and 13 Grammy Awards.
He had also been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice.
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