The Life and Career of Michael Jackson: The Early Years
Born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, Michael Jackson got his start in music with his brothers in The Jackson 5. His natural vocal talent and dancing abilities quickly led to a solo career that would turn him into the biggest star of the 1980's. His records were critical and commercial smashes, with 1984's "Thriller" becoming the best-selling album of all time. The success and fame would soon begin to affect him on a personal level as well. In this video, WatchMojo.com takes a look at Michael Jackson's life and career from 1958 to 1990.