Jackson fans celebrate singer's birthday at childhood home

The scene outside the childhood home of Michael Jackson resembled a party as fans joined members of the pop star's family for a vigil on what would have been his 54th birthday.

The scene outside the childhood home of Michael Jackson resembled a party as fans joined members of the pop star's family for a vigil on what would have been his 54th birthday.

Fans danced to Jackson's music before the arrival of his children and mother at the house at 2300 Jackson St in Gary, Indiana, where the King of Pop lived until 1969. Jackson's children, Prince Michael, Paris and Prince Michael II, signed autographs.

Jackson's sister LaToya told the crowd the family's musical fame started in "this little house".

After Jackson's death in 2009, admirers congregated outside the home.

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