Minutes ago, news agencies reported that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, has died of cardiac arrest. Although the Gloved One is no longer with us, his influence on pop culture is undeniable.

From his early albums with the Jackson 5 to his knack for eccentric behavior and penchant for avant-garde fashion, Michael Jackson has held the public entranced throughout his life.

Click through the slideshow below to see how Michael Jackson has impacted popular culture, and how he’ll never be forgotten.