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October 26, 2010

1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Syracuse[US]. 1988 – Michael performs BAD tour at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit [US]. 1991 – Le Lundi magazine[France] featured Michael & Liz on their cover with the headline: Elizabeth Taylor – “My marriage saved me from suicide” 2001 – Michael participates in an Online […]

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October 25, 2010

1977 – The cast of The Wiz hold a party in Michael’s honour at the Studio 54. 1979 – The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Columbus, OH[US]. 1988 – Michael performs BAD tour at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit [US]. 2003 – Michael Jackson is awarded the Key to the City of Las […]

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October 24, 2010

1978 – The Wiz, the musical film produced by Motown Productions and Universal Pictures, was released by Universal. The Wiz was a retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz featuring an entirely African-American cast. The film follows the adventures of Dorothy[Diana Ross], a shy schoolteacher from Harlem, New York who finds herself magically transported to […]

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October 23, 2010

1978 – Michael visits the famous toy store F.A.O Schwartz in Manhattan. 1987 – Michael Jackson’s one-day trip in Chinese mainland. When Michael Jackson’s China fans are groaning that they will never see the King of Pop on their homeland, it is rarely known to the public the pop icon actually dropped by a tourist […]

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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 18, 2010

1969 – The Jackson 5 got their first* national television debut in U.S. on the ABC-TV show Hollywood Palace Special when Diana Ross introduced them. One week after I Want You Back was released, the Jackson 5 made their first national television appearance on a live broadcast of Hollywood Palace on ABC-TV at 9:30 p.m(EST). […]

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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 13, 2010

1979 – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough hit #1 on the Hot 100, toppling Robert John’s Sad Eyes, giving Michael his first #1 hit since Ben in 1972. The song also gave Michael his first solo #1 – for five weeks – on the R&B singles chart. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, written […]

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October 11, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 perform at Memphis, Tennessee on their first national tour. 1987 – Michael performs BAD tour at Osaka Stadium in Osaka, Japan. 1988 – Michael performs BAD tour at Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland [US]. 1996 – Michael performs HIStory concert at Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea attending 72,000. Only this […]

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October 10, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 perform at Cincinnati, Ohio on their first national tour. http://jackson5tv.magnify.net/video/Jackson-5-National-Anthem-197/player?layout= STAR SPANGLED BANNER, America’s national anthem, performed by the Jackson 5 –accompanied by the Leman Monroe High School Band – at the opening game of the baseball World Series at the Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. In a later interview, […]