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This Day In HIStory

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Tuesday, 22nd July

On this day – 22nd July 1988 Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck present Michael with a pair of specially engraved ice skates backstage before his fourth concert in Wembley, London, UK.

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Tuesday, 22nd July

On this day – 22nd July 2008 Ne-Yo thought he was being fooled when Michael called him to write songs for his new album, and put the phone down on him. He was later called back by Peter Lopez, Michael’s …

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Monday, 21st July

On this day – 21st – 23rd July 1984 The Jacksons perform in concert to three sell-out audiences of over 135,000 at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a record, surpassing attendance records for previous rock events set …

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Sunday, 20th July

On this day – 20th July 1984 Publicity of the Michael Jackson doll begins. ‘Thriller’ breaking all previous sales records and with the ‘Victory’ tour playing to unprecedented crowds, a flood of MJ merchandise hit the market. Four MJ dolls …

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Sunday, 20th July

On this day – 20th July 1984 Publicity of the Michael Jackson doll begins. ‘Thriller’ breaking all previous sales records and with the ‘Victory’ tour playing to unprecedented crowds, a flood of MJ merchandise hit the market. Four MJ dolls …

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Sunday, 20th July

On this day – 20th July 1988 Micheal visits Great Ormond Street Hospital and meets many of Britain’s terminally ill children and their parents. He spends longer time with the less critical patients, reserving words of comfort to them, reading …

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Sunday, 20th July

On this day – 20th July 1988 Micheal visits Great Ormond Street Hospital and meets many of Britain’s terminally ill children and their parents. He spends longer time with the less critical patients, reserving words of comfort to them, reading …

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Saturday, 19th July

On this day – 19th July 1998 Michael is one of the 2,000 invited guests at Nelson Mandela’s 80th birthday banquet and wedding to Graca Machel.

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Friday, 18th July

On this day – 18th July 1996 Michael arrives in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he attends a private 78th birthday party for President Nelson Mandela at the Hilton College in Kwazulu – Nata. Michael looked as if he didn’t know …

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Friday, 18th July

On this day – 18th July 1996 Michael arrives in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he attends a private 78th birthday party for President Nelson Mandela at the Hilton College in Kwazulu – Nata. Michael looked as if he didn’t know …

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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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