Friday, 4 September 2009
BYE, KING OF POP
Katherine Jackson and Joe Jackson
The pop singer Michael Jackson, who died in June at the age of 50, has been buried in the Forest Lawn cemetery in the Los Angeles suburb, Glendale, CNN reported on Friday 4.
The private memorial ceremony, with only immediate relatives and friends present, had 200 invited guests among them Elizabeth Taylor, actor Macaulay Culkin and music producer Quincy Jones, media reported. Jackson's relatives and friends delivered memorial speeches, which were not broadcasted by media in accordance with the Jackson family's request.
After the service, the coffin with Jackson's body was put into the Great Mausoleum, where the Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn and Clark Gable are also buried.