Fans celebrate Michael Jackson's birthday

LOS ANGELES In his hometown of Gary, Ind. fans gathered outside his house to celebrate Saturday.

/*Jackson*/'s father, Joe, was there, along with other members of his family. They cut the cake and fans danced to some of his greatest hits.

In honor of Jackson's /*birthday*/, Heal the World for Children is hosting a children's festival in Woodley Park in Van Nuys on Sunday.

In addition to food, entertainment and arts and crafts projects, there will be a children's moonwalk contest. The event will go from noon to 4 p.m.

Jackson died June 2009 of an overdose of sedatives.

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