Read the passage and find the 21 examples of the simple past tense.
Michael Jackson was a famous American singer. People called him the “King of Pop.” He started singing when he was a child. He had eight brothers and sisters. Michael Jackson and four of his siblings sang together in their family band called The Jackson 5. Their band was very popular.
Michael’s family moved from Indiana to California. In 1975, they changed the name of their band to The Jacksons. They traveled around the world and performed in many countries.
When he was 13 years old, Michael left his family band to sing alone. In 1983, he sang his famous song “Billie Jean” and performed his famous moonwalk dance for the first time.
Michael broke many records in the music business. He recorded 11 albums and had 14 number one songs. He won many awards for his talent and earned millions of dollars. He died in 2009, but his music is still very popular today.
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