Michael Jackson no stranger to the 5-0 reaches 50 years old.
Two days ago (29th), Michael Jackson, the so called "Peter Pan of Pop", reached the ripe old age of 50!
Born Michael Joseph Jackson, the seventh of nine children, on August 29 1958 in Gary, Indiana, US.
Michael Jackson - still shifty at fifty.
The pop singer joins other recent pop superstar Quinquagenarians, namely Madonna and Prince.
BBC entertainment news celebrates Jacko becoming half a century old with a special report charting Michael Jackson's highs and lows to date. Clearly laid out with an interactive diagram and timeline.
By switching tabs at the top of the report you can check out similar reports on Madonna and Prince.