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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 14, 2010

1984 – The Jacksons, performing at Jacksonville, Florida entertain eight children suffering from incurable diseases. 14-year-old Malanda Cooper, a young victim who only has a short time to live, writes the Major asking to see Michael. Michael meets her backstage prior to the performance. Later, 700 disadvantaged children were treated to the show. During the […]

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July 12, 2010

1997 – Michael Jackson played the first of three shows at London’s Wembley Stadium. The shows were part of the “HIStory Tour.” Michael’s first UK date for five years, sparked a massive demand for tickets for the 15th July concert. ‘We haven’t seen a rush on this scale for years,’ a spokesman for Wembley Stadium […]

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July 9, 2010

1971 – The Jackson 5ive taped the studio portion of their 1st TV special in Hollywood – “Goin’ Back To Indiana“. The hour long show featured comedians Bill Cosby & Tommy Smothers, singers Bobby Darin & Diana Ross, football players Roosevelt “Rosey” Grier & Ben Davidson, and basketball stars Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor & Elvin […]

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July 6, 2010

1984 – The Jacksons’ new album, Victory, was released. 1984 – The Jacksons’ “Victory” tour’s opening concert was performed at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium. The Victory Tour was the biggest & final concert tour of the U.S. & Canada by The Jacksons, reunited with Jermaine; the tour included 55 concerts to an audience of approx. […]

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July 4, 2010

1977 – While being on the beach at Michael’s brother Jermaine’s house, about half a block away along the Waterfront, Michael was messing around in the surf, and all of a sudden he couldn’t breathe. No air. Nothing. He asked himself what’s wrong? Tried not to panic. He ran back to the house to find […]

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July 3, 2010

1980 – The Jacksons album Triumph was released. Despite the group’s immediate absence from the concert stage, Triumph became the group’s first album to reach number one on the R & B charts since 1971’s Maybe Tomorrow. Despite sporting popular hits like Lovely One and Can You Feel It, the album’s “Triumph” was no doubt […]

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July 1, 2010

1972 – Michael Jackson appeared solo on “American Bandstand” to promote his ‘Got To Be There’ album. Michael and his brothers make a surprise appearance and are presented with gold discs. Michael joins them in a performance of Lookin’ Through The Windows and Michael performed solos of ‘Rockin’ Robin’, ‘Ben’ and ‘I Wanna Be Where […]

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June 30, 2010

1974 – The Jackson 5 perform in Chicago, at Illinois Mill Run Theater (7 shows) 1975 – The Jackson 5 announced that they were leaving Motown for Epic. They changed their name to the Jacksons since Motown owned the name the Jackson 5. The Jackson family, minus Jermaine, held a press conference at the Rockefeller […]

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June 27, 2010

1970 – The Jackson 5 became the first group to top the Hot 100 with its first three chart entries when “The Love You Save” boarded the top. The Love You Save” is a 1970 number-one hit single recorded by The Jackson 5 for the Motown label. It held the number-one spot on the soul […]