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This Day In HIStory

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Tuesday, 2nd September

On this day – 2nd September 1992 Ryan White’s mother, Jeanne, appears on the US TV show, Maury Povich, and speaks about Michael’s friendship with her son. During the show, Michael phones in and reads a short poem about Ryan. …

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Tuesday, 2nd September

On this day – 2nd September 1978 ‘Blame It On The Boogie’ enters the Black singles chart peaking at number 3 and remains on the charts for sixteen weeks. There is a video to accompany the song. Watch the video …

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Monday, 1st September

On this day – 1st September 1997 Michael Jackson cancels his scheduled concert in Ostend, Belgium, due to the death of his friend Diana, Princess of Wales. His prepared statement reads: “The sudden loss of Diana, Princess of Wales, is …

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Monday, 1st September

On this day – 1st September 1984 The Jacksons perform their ‘Victory’ tour at JFK Stadium, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to an audience of 60,000. On the day the Jackson’s came to town, Randy and Tito showed up at the Childrens …

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Sunday, 31st August

On this day – 31st August 1987 ‘Michael Jackson:The Magic Returns’, a TV special premieres worldwide, marking the release of the ‘Bad’ album. The 30 minute special includes a chronology of Michael’s career and the full 17-minute version of his …

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Friday, 29th August

On this day – 29th August 1997 Michael celebrates his 39th birthday by performing at the Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark. A three-tier cake is presented to him on stage. The 52,000 strong crowd, backing singers and dancers all sing ‘Happy …

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Friday, 29th August

On this day – 29th August 1958 A Star is born! Michael Joseph Jackson is the seventh child born to Katherine and Joe Jackson in St. Mercy Mary Hospital in Gary, Indiana.

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Friday, 29th August

On this day – 29th August 2008 In an exclusive interview with Chris Connolly and Michael S. James of ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’, Michael speaks about his past, present and future along with his dreams for his children. Asked what …

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Thursday, 28th August

On this day – 29th August 2014 Today would have been Michael’s 56th Birthday. He may not be with us physically anymore, but he has never been gone. His music, legacy, and the beautiful person that he was will always …

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Thursday, 28th August

On this day – 29th August 2014 Today would have been Michael’s 56th Birthday. He may not be with us physically anymore, but he has never been gone. His music, legacy, and the beautiful person that he was will always …

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This Day In HIStory is taken from The Visual Documentary Facebook page, which publishes facts from one of the most comprehensive books on the King of Pop and the only book to be authorised by Michael himself.

It's written by the founder of MJWN and friend of Michael's, Adrian Grant and we thank him for helping us remember the special moments in Michael's life. We encourage everyone to follow The Visual Documentary on Facebook.

Buy The Visual Documentary from Amazon.co.uk

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