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October 27, 2010

1973 – Popswop magazine[UK] featured Michael on their cover. Disc magazine[UK] featured Michael on their cover with the story Michael Jackson: Voice Breaking is Hit Making. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Buffalo, New York[US]. 1993 – Michael meets the President of Mexico. 1996 – Michael performs HIStory concert at Merdeka Stadium in […]

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September 26, 2010

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), […]

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September 13, 2010

1973 – Michael was on a recording session of CALL ON ME, arranged and produced by Gene Page, Fonce Mizell & Freddie Perren. The song included, with added overdubs and remixed, on the solo compilation FAREWELL MY SUMMER LOVE, issued in May 1984 in the States and June 1984 in the UK. 1985 – Keeping […]

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September 12, 2010

1973 – The Jackson 5’s next studio album, Get It Together, is released. GIT was a strong album that enjoyed moderate success. Musically, their sound had matured from bubblegum pop to hard funk/proto-disco, which may have been over the heads of their young audience. Michael was now fifteen years old, and although he could no […]

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September 9, 2010

1973 – Jackson Family held a press party at their Encino home. On the J5’s 1973 Soul Train appearance, Don Cornelius ran some footage from the party.~j5collector 1987 – Michael arrives in Japan to kick off the first leg of his first solo tour, BAD world tour. When Michael’s Japan Airlines Flight 61 touched down […]

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August 25, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5ive are at Look Magazine, Volume 34 Number 17. Cover story: JACKSON FIVE: “Bubblegum soul takes off”. THE JACKSON FIVE: The Hottest new group in the record world has to be in bed by ten o’clock. “Led by Michael, 10, the Jackson quintet is an exaltation of earthy songs and hip […]

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August 24, 2010

1973 – The Jackson 5 perform in concert in San Francisco, California. 1992 – Michael Jackson attend the first Heal The World European Children Congress at Regent’s College in London. 1993 – Michael kicked off the second leg of his Dangerous tour in Bangkok, Thailand performing first of two concerts at the National Stadium attending […]

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August 22, 2010

1969 – Michael (Not yet turned 11) and the Jackson 5 made their first television debut performing The Isley Brothers’ It’s Your Thing at the Miss Black America Pageant in Madison Square Garden, New York City, won by Gloria O. Smith, Miss New York. 1973 – The Jackson 5 performs in concert in Dallas, Texas. […]

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August 16, 2010

1969 – Motown star Diana Ross officially introduced the Jackson 5 to the press in August 1969, also presented them at the Forum, when the J5 opened for the Supremes – the photo above is from that show. She hosted the variety show Hollywood Palace when the J5 made their national TV debut in October. […]

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August 11, 2010

1969 – The Jackson Five (soon to be called “The Jackson 5″) were formally introduced to the music press by Diana Ross, on behalf of Motown, at a private club called the Daisy in Hollywood [on North Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills] at a special party that began at 6:30 p.m. on August 11, 1969. […]