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October 30, 2010

1972 – In London, the Jackson 5 participated in the “Royal Variety Performance.” 1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia [USA] attending 30,000. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” was certified at 20 times Platinum by the RIAA. 2000 – Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” was certified at 26 times Platinum by the […]

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October 28, 2010

1972 – Disc magazine[UK] featured Michael on their cover. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Springfield[US]. 1983 – Say Say Say premiered in the UK on Channel 4’s The Tube music programme. 1993 – Michael Jackson enables 5000 deprived children in Mexico to visit “El Nuevo Reino Aventura Park”, home of whale Keiko. […]

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October 14, 2010

1972 – Ben hit #1 on the Hot 100, where it spent a solitary week before Chuck Berry’s novelty smash My Ding-A-Ling toppled it. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Pittsburgh[US]. 1984 – The Jacksons perform at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois [USA] attending 40,000. 1989 – Friday Night Videos features videos by […]

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September 30, 2010

1972 – The Jackson 5 perform for “Save The Children”, a film theme of the 1972 “Black Exposition” and conducted by “Operation PUSH” (“People To Save Humanity”). In honor of the Save The Children foundation, the Jackson 5 participate, with the greatest Black artists of the era, at the series of concerts given during 5 […]

On Michael’s Birthday

August 29, 2010

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August 26, 2010

1971 – The Jackson Five’s ABC album rules the Billboard R&B chart summit, one of three LPs by the group that spend a total 31 weeks at the top in 1971. 1972 – The Jackson 5 single “Lookin’ Through The Windows” hit #16 in the U.S. Lookin’ Through the Windows was the title track as […]

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August 19, 2010

1972 – Michael’s single Ben entered Hot R&B Chart.The song was released on Aug 05 1974 – Michael Jackson was guest host at Tonight Show with Bill Cosby. He performed the “Dancing Machine”. http://www.youtube.com/v/91VLSDAjPWA?fs=1&hl=en_US&color1=0xe1600f&color2=0xfebd01&border=1 1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory Tour at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, Michigan attending 47,900. 1997 – Michael performs HIStory […]

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August 13, 2010

1967 – Jackson 5 at the Apollo.Having toured the “chitlin’ circuit” of strip bars and nightclubs around the mid-west, the Jackson Five legend began to take hold on the east coast when the group won the Amateur Night Showdown at Harlem’s famous Apollo theater on August 13, 1967. In August 1967, The Jackson 5 performed […]

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August 5, 2010

1972 – Michael Jackson’s 4th single, “Ben”, was released in August 1972, entered Hot 100. The melancholy ballad, written & composed by Walter Scharf & Don Black, is the theme song to the tame horror movie Ben, about a youngster whose best friend is a killer rat–incidentally, Michael wasn’t old enough to see the movie […]

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July 22, 2010

1968 – The Jackson 5 opened for Motown acts Gladys Knight & the Pips and Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers at Chicago’s Regal Theater, during the summer of 1968. The brothers caught Knight’s attention, whereby she tried to get Motown brass to come to Chicago to see the boys. Taylor was also very impressed with […]