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Who was Michael Jackson?

Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson, one of the most famous people in the world, has died at the age of 50.

He'd been performing on stage since he was 10 years old and had loads of hit singles and albums.

As well as his music, people were fascinated by his sometimes strange behaviour.

Maddy's been looking back at his life.