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Michael Jackson

On their first (and last) tour of Italy, Europe, The Beatles play at the Palazzo dello Sport, Genoa.
Motown Records of Detroit, Michigan, inks a seven-year contract with the Jackson Five.
The Jackson 5 makes its live debut as a Motown act, at The Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA.
Blues pianist Otis Spann dies, aged 40, in Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA. On the same day, ABC by the Jackson Five reaches No1 on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
The Love You Save by The Jackson Five, including Michael Jackson, enters the Billboard US Hot 100 Singles chart where it will peak at No1.
On their first national tour, The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson's, latest album, Goin' Back to Indiana, enters the Billboard US Albums Chart, where it will peak at No16 during a 26-week run.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the last of seven nights at the Mill Run Theater, Chicago, Illinois.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the twelfth of fourteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Michael Jackson releases his fifth studio album, Off The Wall, on Epic Records in the USA. Produced by Quincy Jones, it will launch him to international superstar standing, selling over nineteen million copies worldwide.
Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart with Don't Stop Til You Get Enough.
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson enters the UK Top 100 singles chart at No47. It will peak at No1.
Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles with Beat It.
Beat It by Michael Jackson is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA.
Michael Jackson's video for Beat It is chosen Best Overall Clip at the Billboard Video Awards in Pasadena, California.
The Pepsi tv commercialduring whose making Michael Jackson suffered second and third degree burn injuries, is screened for the first time on tv in the USA.
The Jacksons enter the UK singles chart with State Of Shock, which will peak at No14, despite featuring vocals by both Michael Jackson and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
It is reported that Michael Jackson has offered $1m to purchase the remains of Joseph Merrick - the Elephant Man.
Bad by Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA for the first of six weeks.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays to an audience of 45,000 on the first of two nights at Paramatta Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania. Stevie Wonder makes a surprise guest appearance, singing Just Good Friends with Michael.
Michael Jackson adds two more Wembley Stadium, London, shows to his upcoming UK visit. They sell out immediately, setting a new venue record of five full houses.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of three nights at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of three nights at Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, Holland, to an audience of 48,400.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at the Municipal Stadium, Marbella, Spain, to an audience of 28,000.
Escapade by Janet Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at The Civic Centre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 Tour, Janet Jackson plays at The Met Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays the second of two nights at ARCO Arena, Sacramento, California, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 World Tour, Janet Jackson plays the first of two nights at Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, California, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation tour, Janet Jackson plays the second of three nights at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA.
Dangerous by Michael Jackson is certified as a US four-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
Michael Jackson plays a free concert, at the Jerudong Park Amphitheatre, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. 60,000 people attend the show which celebrates the 50th birthday of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, who has spent between $15m and $20m to hire Jackson for the occasion.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at the Valle Hovin Stadium, Oslo, Norway, Europe, to an audience of 40,000.
Auction house Sotheby's files a lawsuit against Michael Jackson for non-payment on a purchase of two paintings. Sotheby's allege that Jackson's company, MJJ Productions, successfully bid $1.3m on two artworks by French painter William Adolphe Bouguereau at an October auction, but the bill remains unpaid.
In the UK tv special, Living With Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson reveals details of how he and his brothers were beaten by his father as children. He also reveals that his most recent child, Prince Michael Jackson II was born by a surrogate mother who he had never met.
It is reported that the Nation Of Islam has handled security for a party held today at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch, California, USA. This event will lead to the dismissal of Jackson's publicist, Stuart Backeman.
The day before Michael Jackson's arraignment in a Californian court on child abuse charges, Jackson's attorney, Mark Geragos, announces that he has expanded his team by adding P.Diddy lawyer Benjamin Brafman.
Beleagured by media at his Neverland Ranch in California, USA, Michael Jackson issues the following statement to the press : "There are helicopters hovering above my residence, reporters staking out, and photographers lurking behind bushes, running rampant around my compound. I am respectfully requesting that media organizations please respect my privacy, and that of my children. I would greatly appreciate your cooperation."
Jamie Masada, owner of comedy camp The Laugh Factory, testifies in the Michael Jackson child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA. He states that he received a call from the mother of Jackson's young accuser, claiming that she and her children were being held against their will at Jackson's Neverland ranch. But under cross-examination, he reveals that he never alerted police.
A collection of almost 2,000 Michael Jackson-related items dating from the mid-1960s to the early '90s, goes up for auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Items up for grabs include including Michael's sunglasses, microphone, the gold award for Thriller and his fedora from the Bad video. Also on offer are handwritten lyrics for The Jackson Five hit ABC, Randy Jackson's futuristic 1984 stage boots, Janet Jackson's ballet shoes and a Mae West costume she wore when she first performed with The Jackson Five.
Madame Tussauds Waxworks in London unveils a new wax model of Michael Jackson - the 13th to have been put on display at the waxworks.
Janet Jackson and LaToya Jackson attend the Grand Prix Ball Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, Africa. Music for the event is provided by The Gipsy Kings.
SEE Virtual Worlds, and the Michael Jackson Estate announce Planet Michael, a massive multi-player game and online virtual world, based around Michael Jackson, set to launch in late 2011.
On her Number Ones : Up Close And Personal tour, Janet Jackson plays the first of two nights at The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
On her Number Ones : Up Close And Personal tour, Janet Jackson plays the second of three nights at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Joe Bonamassa plays at The Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, UK.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse play at The Wells Fargo Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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