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October 1, 2010

1974 – The Jackson 5ive in concert, South America. “Whatever You Got, I Want/I Can’t Quit Your Love” (Motown 1308), featured on the Jackson 5 album, DANCING MACHINE, is released. The single was recorded Nov. 1, 1973 at the Motown Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California, written by Mel Larson, Jerry & Gene Marcellino, arranged by […]

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September 22, 2010

1974 – The Jackson 5 perform Life Of The Party at the Sonny Comedy Revue. 1977 – In the September 22, 1977 issue of Jet magazine, Michael gave an interview to deny a slew of rumors. Now a young adult, Michael’s private life was open to speculation in the press. It wasn’t long before strange […]

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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 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. […]

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August 6, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 are on the cover of Jet magazine for the first time. The Jackson father admitted that his sons’ success is a dream come true for him… The group didn’t spring to instant success without working for it. When Michael was three the group won a local talent show singing the […]

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July 26, 2010

1968 – The Jackson 5ive were officially signed to Motown Records during a meeting with Joe Seltzer. Michael Jackson was just 9 years old. After seeing the video tape of J5’s performance, Berry Gordy immediately decided to sign the group to his prestigious label. Gordy was especially taken with young Michael. His early mastery of […]

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July 21, 2010

1969 – Following day for recording Session: Who’s Lovin’ You. The most famous cover of “Who’s Lovin’ You”, and the one most future covers were based upon, was recorded on 1969 by The Jackson 5. Michael Jackson was the lead singer on this recording, with his brothers Marlon, Tito, Jermaine, and Jackie on background vocals; […]

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July 21, 2010

1969 – Following day for recording Session: Who’s Lovin’ You. The most famous cover of “Who’s Lovin’ You”, and the one most future covers were based upon, was recorded on 1969 by The Jackson 5. Michael Jackson was the lead singer on this recording, with his brothers Marlon, Tito, Jermaine, and Jackie on background vocals; […]

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July 20, 2010

1971 – The Jackson 5ive began a U.S. tour at the Coliseum in Charlotte, NC. 1973 – The Jackson 5ive Concert in Pittsburg ( Pennsylvania ) 1974 – Jackson 5ive Concert in Trenton ( New Jersey ) 1984 – Publicity of the Michael Jackson doll begins. Thriller breaking all previous sales records & with the […]

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July 20, 2010

1971 – The Jackson 5ive began a U.S. tour at the Coliseum in Charlotte, NC. 1973 – The Jackson 5ive Concert in Pittsburg ( Pennsylvania ) 1974 – Jackson 5ive Concert in Trenton ( New Jersey ) 1984 – Publicity of the Michael Jackson doll begins. Thriller era saw the arrival of novelties like the […]