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Charles “Cholly” Atkins

Charles “Cholly” Atkins

Charles “Cholly” Atkins (September 30, 1913 – April 19, 2003) Charles “Cholly” Atkins was an American dancer and vaudeville performer, who later became noted as the house choreographer for the various artists on the Motown label. Born Charles Sylvan Atkinson, a native of Pratt City, Alabama, Cholly Atkins began dancing in the late 1930s before entering […]

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, businessman, and philanthropist. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child […]