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Michael Jackson

The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson are recording Can You Remember for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan.
The Jackson 5, featuring Michael Jackson, release a new single, ABC, in the USA.
I'll Be There by The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No4 during a sixteen-week run.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson spend the first of two days recording a tv special, entitled Goin' Back to Indiana.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson appear on US tv's Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.
Corner Of The Sky by The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, enters the Billboard US Hot 100 Singles Chart, where it will peak at No18.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson are recording Melodie, for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, South Carolina.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play the second of fifteen nights at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
At the 11th American Music Awardsin Los Angeles, Michael Jackson wins in seven categories, including Favourite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favourite Pop/Rock Album (Thriller), Favourite Soul/R&B Album. In addition he receives a special Award of Merit.
Large quantities of unauthorised Michael Jackson merchandise are seized by police in raids on eight stores in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Michael Jackson plays the second of three nights at CNE, Toronto, Canada.
Rebbie Jackson releases her debut LP, Centipede, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Michael Jackson attends the ceremony at which he receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour begins with the first of three nights at the Korakuen Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the last of five nights at Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, Asia, to an audience of 38,000.
Michael Jackson adds a third Wembley Stadium, London, date to the two previously announced as part of his Bad World Tour.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the second of two nights at The Arena, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at Eriksbergsvarvet, Gothenburg, Sweden, to an audience of 53,000.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of four nights at The Capitol Center, Landover, Maryland, USA, to an audience of 17,470.
Michael Jackson's full-length feature film, Moonwalker, is broadcast on the US cable channel, Showtime.
Michael Jackson drops in on the Arsenio Hall Show to present Eddie Murphy with MTV's Comedian Of The Decade award.
Janet Jackson releases a new single, Alright, on A+M Records in the USA.
Janet Jackson scores her sixth of fifteen Billboard No1s on the Hot R'n'B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart with Escapade.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 Tour, Janet Jackson plays at Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On her Rhythm Nation 1814 tour, Janet Jackson plays at The Florida Suncoast Dome, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe.
The second half of the tv mini-series, The Jacksons: An American Dream is broadcast on ABC-tv in the USA.The mini-series is based on the history of the Jackson family, which includes The Jackson 5, The Jacksons, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and LaToya Jackson.
The father of thirteen-year-old Jordan Chandler goes to court to prevent his son seeing Michael Jackson after allegations of child abuse. As a result of the claims, Jackson's two homes in California had been raided by police, with the tabloids covering the allegations in lurid detail after receiving a leaked three-page report from the Los Angeles Department of Children's Services. Jackson is on tour in Bangkok at the time of the allegations, but is soon cancelling performances due to reported ill health. Guilty or not, the most powerful figure in pop music looked unlikely to ever fully recover from the front-page, worldwide allegations.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of two nights at the Taipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of three nights at the River Plate Stadium , Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court in which he has been accused of molesting a thirteen year old boy. Jackson settles the lawsuit by paying $23m to the family of the boy he was accused of abusing. The Los Angeles and Santa Barbara district attorneys do not file child-molestation charges against him.
The movie Free Willy featuring You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson as its main theme song, is released to cinemas in Japan, Asia.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at the Festwiese, Leipzig, Germany, to an audience of 55,000.
Sony Music Entertainment announces plans to make its first commercial digital downloads available to consumers in the USA. This first batch will include about 50 hit songs from Lauryn Hill, Pearl Jam, Michael Jackson, Mary Chapin Carpenter and others.
Michael Jackson releases his tenth album, Invincible, in the USA. It will sell over eight million copies worldwide.
It is reported that Michael Jackson and Sony Music are to buy country music publisher Acuff-Rose for $157m (
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."
To celebrate his 46th birthday, Michael Jackson takes the Jackson family to the Noe Restaurant at the Omni Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judge Rodney S. Melville, the presiding judge in the Michael Jackson child molestation case in California, USA, over-rules a gagging order on Jay Leno, the US tv show host and comedian. Leno, who is expected to give evidence during the case, had been making jokes about Jackson on his show until Jackson's attorney, Robert Sanger, hit him with the gagging order.
The Lunar Republic Society announces that a crater on Earth's Moon has been renamed Michael Joseph Jackson, in honour of Michael Jackson. The crater, previously named Posidonius J, is located in the Moon's Lake of Dreams, close to a 1,200-acre patch of moon terrain which had been purchased by Jackson.
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.
When Katy Perry's single The One That Got Away, from her album Teenage Dream, jumps five places from No9 to No4 in the USA she becomes only the third artist to score six Top 5 hits from one album in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. Previous achievers of this feat were Janet Jackson and George Michael way back in the 1980s.
$100m legal proceedings by the family of Michael Jackson against Dr. Conrad Murray, due to start on this day in Los Angeles, California, USA, are withdrawn. It is announced that the family has had a change of heart and will not be pursuing the former physician who was convicted of Jackson's involuntary manslaughter. The Jackson family will now, it is reported, pursue a civil action against AEG, concert promoters for the This Is It tour which Jackson was preparing for when he passed away.
At Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, Lady Gaga buys 55 items of clothing previously owned by Michael Jackson, including his 'Bad' jacket [$240,000] and a pair of his white spangled gloves [$100,000 each].
Janet Jackson and a bunch of girlfriends attend J Cole's concert at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.