The following gallery features some of the final photos taken of Michael Jackson in public prior to his untimely death.
Pictured here at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Michael Jackson practices on stage at the last ever rehearsal for his planned residency at London's O2 Arena on June 23, 2009.
Michael Jackson goes shopping on Rodeo Drive with Christian Audigier at the Christian Dior and Dolce & Gabbana stores in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 27, 2009.
On March 5, 2009, Michael Jackson announces at the O2 Arena in London that he is set to play 10 live concerts at the venue.
Michael Jackson, mobbed by fans, exits the Drury Lane Theatre after seeing a performance of "Oliver" on March 6, 2009.
Michael Jackson, who took to donning surgical masks during public outings, is pictured on a shopping trip to an antique store in Beverly Hills, Calif. on April 22, 2009.
Pictured here at an antique store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, Michael Jackson takes his kids shopping on April 27, 2009.
Michael Jackson exits the Bedford Medical building, wearing a trademark red leather jacket on May 19, 2009.
Michael Jackson exits a medical building in Beverly Hills, Calif. on May 21, 2009 following what reportedly was his third appointment that week.
Michael Jackson leaves a production studio in Los Angeles with his children Paris and Prince on June 3, 2009.
Michael Jackson rehearses for the last time for his planned London shows on June 23, 2009, in Los Angeles.