The late Michael Jackson would have been 52 today.
The commemoration of his birthday has sparked tributes to the music icon, who died in June 2009, from around the world to his hometown of Gary, Ind.
Members of the Jackson family were on hand in their former home, including Michael's father, Joe Jackson, for the four-day festival in the singer's honor.
Michael Jackson (1958-2009).
Chances are, you already know all there is to know about him - from his music legacy to his personal eccentricities to the charges facing Dr. Conrad Murray. But it's still sad he is gone, especially today. Here is a little photo tribute to MJ ...