The day Michael Jackson died – level 3


Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, at the age of 50, in Los Angeles, California.

The official cause of death was acute intoxication from sleeping drugs.

Jackson’s death was met with great sadness from fans worldwide.

His death also caused a massive surge in internet traffic, with some sites temporarily crashing due to the high volume of users searching for news about the pop star’s death.

In the week after Jackson’s death, sales of his music went extremely high as many fans rushed to buy the music of this legendary performer.

Difficult words: acute (quickly becoming very serious), intoxication (when a person has too many drugs in their body), surge (a sudden increase).

What were some of the most popular songs purchased by Michael Jackson fans in the week after his death?


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