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October 16, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 perform at New York City, NY on their first national tour. 1981 – While at the Studio 55 in Los Angeles, Michael sings backing vocals on the song Don’t Let A Woman Make A Fool Out Of You by Joe Carrasco. 1993 – Manchete magazine [Brazil] featured Michael on the […]

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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 19, 2010

1987 – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You, Michael’s first single off BAD album hit #1 on US Hot 100 and R&B charts holding its position for one week and remains on the charts for fourteen weeks. The single will also rise to number 1 on the Black singles chart. ‘Bad’ the second single from […]

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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 10, 2010

1970 – Michael is on the cover of Soul magazine. In the early years, no publication covered the Jackson 5 like Soul, a weekly newspaper devoted to Black music that was published in Los Angeles, kind of the Black version of Rolling Stone. In July and August of 1970, each Jackson brother had his own […]

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August 8, 2010

1973 – Motown ships the new Jackson 5 single, “Get It Together,” while the group plays the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville as part of a 50-date tour. 1981 – The Jacksons perform the Triumph tour at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, U.S. On the same day Michael Jackson’s single We’re Almost There hit #46 in the U.K. […]

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August 7, 2010

1981 – The Jacksons perform Triumph Tour at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. 1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA attending 48,783. 1994 – Michael shoots a teaser, a Communist-themed video, for his forthcoming album with a whole army of russian soldiers! The album HIStory Michael Jackson, released in stores June […]

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August 4, 2010

1981 – The Jacksons perform Triumph tour at Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, U.S. 1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY attending 17,000. Lisa Robinson on Michael: “I took Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth to see the show at Madison Square Garden, and we met Michael in […]

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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 […]

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July 22, 2010

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 […]