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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 19, 2010

1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Indianapolis[US]. 1983 – Arena magazine[Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)] featured Michael on their cover. 1984 – The Jacksons perform Victory tour at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio [USA] attending 50,000. 1987 – Sunday magazine [UK] featured Michael on their cover story: SECRET DOUBLE LIFE: The Real Michael Jackson […]

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October 17, 2010

1970 – The Jackson Five’s Third Album yielded their 4th #1 single I’ll Be There. In September 1970, the Jackson 5 had sold over 10 million copies of their 3 singles I Want You Back, ABC and The Love You Save, during a period of 9 months. It was a record for a so short […]

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October 8, 2010

1983 – Issue: 40 of Hitkrant magazine [Netherlands] featured Michael on their cover. 1993 – Michael performs Dangerous concert at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina attending 70,000. 1994 – Michael & Lisa attend Elvis: The Tribute, celebrity concert in tribute to Elvis at The Pyramid arena in Memphis, Tennessee, with Janet & Rene […]

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October 4, 2010

1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Shreveport [US]. 1983 – Say Say Say, humorous short firm directed by Bob Giraldi, filmed between 4th and 7th October.The short film featured ‘Mac & Jack’ as travelling salesmen-cum-vaudeville artists, and co-starred Paul’s wife Linda, Michael’s sister La Toya, and Mr T (from The A Team), To […]

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October 3, 2010

1977 – The Wiz rehearsals began in New York City. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in New Orleans, United States. 1983 – Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney’s single “Say, Say, Say/Ode To A Koala Bear” was released in the United Kingdom. The song was produced by George Martin for McCartney’s 5th solo album, […]

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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 […]

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August 20, 2010

1966 – The Jackson family spent some of their summers visiting Joe Jackson’s father, Samuel Jackson, in Winslow, Arizona. During their time there, they occasionally performed local shows. One such show took place at Winslow’s Elks Lodge on August 20, 1966. Also, sometime during this year (probably earlier), Michael had joined the group to win […]

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July 16, 2010

1977 – The album “The Jacksons” hit #54 in the U.K. 1983 – Michael Jackson’s single “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” hit #5 in the U.S. 1988 – Princess Diana of Wales attended Michael’s third sold-out concert at Wembley Stadium, along with Prince Charles. Prior to taking the stage, Michael met with royal couple & presented […]

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July 16, 2010

1977 – The album “The Jacksons” hit #54 in the U.K. 1983 – Michael Jackson’s single “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” hit #5 in the U.S. 1988 – Princess Diana of Wales attended Michael’s third sold-out concert at Wembley Stadium, along with Prince Charles. Prior to taking the stage, Michael met with royal couple & presented […]