Date For Michael Jackson's Burial Confirmed

Aug. 17 2009, Published 3:12 p.m. ET

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It took almost the whole summer, but Michael Jackson will finally rest in peace.

The King of Pop will be laid to rest at Los Angeles' Forest Lawn Cemetery on August 29, the day that he would have turned 51, his father, Joe, told the New York Daily News.

The family has been mum on plans for the Thriller singer's body up until now; brother Jermaine said he should be buried at his Neverland Ranch, while others have wanted Forest Hills.

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