When the news of Michael Jackson Memorial and Funeral Service plans became public, the website of the venue for the occasion got more than 500 million hits.
Unsurprisingly, the Staples Center website crashed and the organization had to buy a new server to host the website. (I wish that happens to my webhost someday!).
More than a million fans from all corners of the world have applied for 17,500 free tickets to Michael Jackson’s public memorial and funeral service which is happening coming Tuesday at the famous Staples Center in LA. There is going to be paramount security and LAPD have a tough job ahead for them.
The life, times, and music of the personality whom I endearingly call Whacko Jacko died of sudden cardiac arrest last week and his family and friends are going to be in full force to honor his legacy.
Officials unveiled an ambitious online lottery that will allow fans to attend either the televised service at the arena or watch the proceedings on a big screen at the nearby Nokia Theater.
“You might want to consider watching this from the comfort of your own home,” said Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, who is doubling as the city’s acting mayor. That’s a fine advice Sir.