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Michael Jackson Memorial Service (2009)

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  • Chicagoans spend lunch hour honoring Jackson

    At the Harold Washington Cultural Center, the line began forming at about 8 a.m., and it eventually stretched halfway around the building. In Daley Plaza, as many as 150 people stood in silence during the normally bustling lunch hour, every head turned...
  • Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service

    Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service
    Music legends, sports figures, and civil rights leaders paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotional, song-filled service at Staples Center that was part polished entertainment, part revival meeting. Jackson was praised as a music pioneer...
  • Taylor: "My Heart Procedure Went Off Perfectly"

    Taylor: "My Heart Procedure Went Off Perfectly"
    LOS ANGELES -- Actress Elizabeth Taylor reports on her Twitter page that her heart procedure "went off perfectly. It's like having a brand new ticker," she wrote. Taylor, 77, underwent a procedure on her heart at an undisclosed Los Angeles hospital,...
  • Jackson Memorial Numbers Only So-So

     
    Ringo HW Chiu/Getty Interesting study by Horizon Media - the big media buying company - on the Memorial telecast figures. 31.1 million watched, as has been widely reported. This study says: Meh. Not so hot. Maybe viewer "fatigue." Here's......
  • Jackson: 31 Million Watched Memorial

     
    So that is a big number, especially for mid-day.. Here's the statement, directly from Nielsen: "A memorial service was held in honor of singer Michael Jackson on Tuesday July 7, 2009. The event was carried live from approximately 1pm......
  • Michael Jackson 'like Elvis:' Obama

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, interviewed in Moscow today, said that his vice president's assertion that Israel is a sovereign nation and cannot be told what to do, or not to do, about Iran's nuclear program is "absolutely not''......
  • Michael Jackson and the unfortunate wrong ''c'' word -- ''casket''

     
    The unctuous solemnity of some of the television coverage of the Michael Jackson funeral made me want to hurry and shower off the sentiment, metaphorically, with a re-read of Jessica Mitford's master work on the American funeral industry, ''The American...
  • Michael Jackson's burial cost $1 million, including $35,000 for burial outfit, $16,000 for flowers

     
    Michael Jackson’s funeral at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale cost more than $1 million, including $35,000 for the pop star’s burial garments, according to court documents unsealed today. Jackson was interred amid much media hype at the cemetery's...
  • Michael Jackson memorial brought in $4 million to L.A., audit says

     
    A new City of Los Angeles report found that the controversial public memorial for Michael Jackson at Staples Center actually brought in more money to area businesses than officials paid out in police and other public services costs. The chief......
  • City Attorney Wants $3 Million for Jackson Memorial

    City Attorney Wants $3 Million for Jackson Memorial
    LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. city attorney will seek reimbursement for the $3 million the city spent providing security for Michael Jackson's memorial at Staples Center. The July 7th memorial for the "King of Pop" cost the city of Los Angeles $3.2 million...
  • Jackson Family Seeks Delay in Naming Will Executor

    Jackson Family Seeks Delay in Naming Will Executor
    LOS ANGELES -- The Jackson family is reportedly seeking to delay a hearing today in which two men will be named as temporary administrators of Michael Jackson's estate, as stated in his will. The family wants to investigate further the circumstances...
  • Tributes are pouring in for Michael Jackson

    Tributes are pouring in for Michael Jackson
    A 200-member choir sang "Man in the Mirror" in Culver City. Musicians on the red carpet at the BET Awards in South Los Angeles spoke of their admiration for Michael Jackson. And dozens of fans continued to brave the heat on Sunday to pay tribute to the...