Today in MJJ HIStory
1970 – Motown announced that the Jackson 5 had sold a million records in the last nine months.
1971 – The Jackson 5ive perform two shows at Baltimore, Maryland on their first national tour.
1973 – Get It Together performed by the Jackson 5 in the States on The Bob Hope Special (an alternate version), was aired on NBC TV in the States.
1979 – The Jacksons perform DESTINY tour at Los Angeles, California.
1981 – The Jacksons’ Triumph tour ended ten weeks later on September 26, 1981, with the last of a record-breaking four sold-out shows at the Forum in Los Angeles. A live album, called The Jacksons Live, was recorded and released the following year.
Again, Michael expressed his desire to stop touring when it was all over. Although he would be coaxed back on the road three years later, the Triumph tour marked the end of the Jacksons as a cohesive group of relative equals, as Michael’s own star power was about to rise higher than anybody in history.
1987 – Hitkrant magazine[Nederland] featured Michael on their cover.
Michael performs BAD tour at Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama [Japan] attending 38,000 fans. Yokohoma concert filmed and televised in Japan by Nippon TV.
Michael Jackson’s album BAD hit #1 in the U.S.
Bad enters the Top 100 singles chart in UK peaking at #3 and remains on the charts for fourteen weeks. A limited edition red vinyl 12″ is also released.
1988 – Michael performs BAD tour at Civic Arena in Pittsburg [Pennsylvania, USA] attending 16,230 fans.
1992 – Michael performs Dangerous tour at Jose Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon [Portugal] attending 64,000 fans.
1993 – Michael performs Dangerous tour at Santa Cruz De Teneriffa in Tenerife [Canary Islands] attending 20,000 fans.
1996 – tele swiat magazine(Russia) featured MJ on the cover.
2001 – Michael Jackson’s video clip for You Rock My World premièred on TRL in the U.S.A.