Michael Jackson J. M. Jackson, J.Jackson, Jacko, Jackson, Jackson Michael Joe, JacksonAmerican singer, dancer, entertainer, songwriter, producer and recording artist. Born: 29 August 1958 in Gary, Indiana, USA. Died: 25 June 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA (aged 50). Known affectionately as the "King Of Pop", Jackson was a singer, dancer, musician, music producer, writer, entertainer, singer-songwriter, choreographer, record producer, recording artist, poet, arranger, businessman, philanthropist, actor, voice artist, and comedian. Jackson began his career as the youngest member of The Jackson 5 and started his solo recording career in 1971. Brother of recording artists Jackie Jackson, Janet Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Randy Jackson, Rebbie Jackson & Tito Jackson, as well as uncle of 3T. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 (as performer). On June 25, 2009, Michael Jackson died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication at his home on North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. His personal physician, Conrad Murray, said he had found Jackson in his room, not breathing and with a barely detectable pulse, and that he administered CPR on Jackson to no avail. After a call was placed to 9-1-1 at 12:21 p.m., Jackson was treated by paramedics at the scene and was later pronounced dead at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Paul McCartney Cartney, James Paul McCartney, M. Cartney, Mac, Mac Cartney, MacCartneySir James Paul McCartney CH MBE (born 18 June 1942 in Liverpool, England) is a British singer, composer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist most famous for being a member of The Beatles. He is also a published poet, painter, philanthropist, animal rights activist, and multi-media executive/producer. Widower of Linda McCartney. Stepfather of Heather McCartney (Linda Eastman's daughter from her first marriage) and biological father to Mary McCartney, Stella McCartney and James McCartney. Sir Paul has been recognised by every music and entertainment association, including Guinness Book, as the most successful and popular composer/songwriter/entertainer in the history of popular music. McCartney received appointment as Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1965 and, in 1997, McCartney was knighted for services to music.