Weekly Look Ahead: Michael Jackson Death Anniversary, Rielle Hunter and Canada Day

PHOTO: Rielle Hunter
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Wondering how this coming week will shape up? Here's a look ahead at some of the events on tap.

PHOTO: Michael Jackson performs during halftime of Super Bowl XXVII, in this Jan. 31, 1993 file photo at Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
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Monday, June 25: Third Anniversary of the Death of Michael Jackson

"King of Pop" Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 50. The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to Jackson's residence at 12:26 p.m. Paramedics performed CPR on Jackson, who was not breathing when they arrived at his home. He was rushed to LA Medical Center, just six miles from his home. Last year, a jury convicted Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 drug-overdose death of the King of Pop. Prosecutors alleged that Murray supplied an insomnia-plagued Jackson with the powerful operating-room anesthetic propofol to help him sleep as he rehearsed for his "This Is It" comeback tour.

PHOTO: Rielle Hunter, John Edwards' former mistress, talks to ABC News' Chris Cuomo for an interview that will air on ABC News.
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Tuesday, June 26: Rielle Hunter's Memoir, "What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me" Released

Hunter reveals the details of her first meeting with the then-presidential candidate and the six-year affair that became the biggest political sex scandal of a generation in her bombshell tell-all to be published June 26. Hunter recently sat down with Chris Cuomo for her first interview since Edwards' acquittal on charges of accepting illegal campaign contributions.

Click here for ABC News' full coverage

PHOTO: A national team of AIDS experts say that the yearly number of new cases of HIV infection among black women in Baltimore, and other cities, is five times higher than previously thought.
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Wednesday, June 26: National HIV Testing Day

In 1995, the National Association of People with AIDS founded the annual observance to promote HIV testing. Click here for our latest story on HIV

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Friday, June 29: iPhone Marks Fifth Anniversary

Five years ago Steve Jobs introduced to the world a "revolutionary" product that propelled Apple into the cell phone market with the iPhone. Today, the iPhone is in its fourth generation.

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Sunday, July 1: Canada Day

Today is the official holiday marking the formation of Canada into a single country but the occasion is also celebrated around the world including by expatriates living in the United States.

Click here for a video on last year's Canada Day

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