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Patriarch of the Jackson family Joe Jackson passes away

Headlines 28/06/2018

Joe Jackson was hospitalised on Monday (local time) with a terminal illness. Rumours of his poor health were revealed on Friday after a TMZ investigation. Sources from inside the family said Jackson had stage four pancreatic cancer

The 89-year-old cemented his family's name in music history after launching the Jackson Five.

In the 1960s, Jackson strictly trained his young children as singers and dancers and led The Jackson 5 to global pop music success.

Michael Jackson later went solo and became one of the best-known celebrities in the world, before his death at age 50 in 2009.

Rest in love Joe Jackson.