Michael Jackson died one year ago today.
Several months before Jackson died, the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles launched an exhibition showcasing some of Jackson’s personal memorabilia.
The museum’s director, Robert Santelli, said the exhibit was supposed to be open for only about six months. Coincidentally, on the day the King of Pop died, Santelli told KPCC’s Steve Julian that the museum was taking the exhibit down.
(Original lyrics to "Beat it." Courtesy of the Grammy Museum.)
A tribute concert that will mark the anniversary of the pop singer's death will also take place Saturday at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills.
VoicePlate Productions is staging the "Forever Michael" fan event, which is being done with the family's approval.
NBC said earlier this week it would feature an interview Friday with Katherine Jackson on a "Dateline NBC" segment titled "Michael Jackson: A Mother's Story."
(This small dance floor is one of the features at the exhibit where you can take your turn mimicking Jackson's dance steps to the "Billie Jean" music video. Courtesy of the Grammy Museum.)