Today in MJJ HIStory
1972 – Concert in Dallas (Texas)
1973 – Concert at the Madison Square Garden of New York City
1981 – The Jacksons give a special benefit concert for the “Atlanta Children’s Foundation” at the Omni Auditorium in Atlanta, Georgia, They raise 100,000 dollars for the charity, subsequently to lengthy episodes of Black youth disappearances and murders in the mentioned city. Speaking on behalf of himself and his brothers, Michael Jackson reveals, “We Are doing this because we care”. LeBaron Taylor, vise president and general manager of Divisional Affairs for CBS Records, distributor of Epic Efforts for whom the Jacksons record, and coordinator of the special event comments, “We are pleased that The Jacksons have scheduled this special performance for such a worthy cause”.
1988 – Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck present Michael with a pair of specially engraved ice skates backstage before his fourth concert in Wembley.
1989 – Michael Jackson’s Liberian Girl hit #13 in the U.K, eventually the single went to number one in the UK. and become his 9th Top 30 hit from album–yet another record!