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Today would have been Michael Jackson's 51st birthday.
People around the country are celebrating in all different ways. BET is hosting a "Forever Michael Jackson" weekend, airing different MJ programs over the next few days.
Spike Lee is having a party for the late king of pop in New York City, and Reverend Al Sharpton is scheduled to say a prayer at the event.
Need a way to commemorate Michael Jackson? Take a look back at his life in our King of Pop gallery.