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This Day In HIStory

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Saturday, 22nd November

On this day – 22nd November 1991 Michael’s ‘Dangerous’ album hits the streets of Japan – four days before the official release date. Listen to Michael’s ‘Dangerous’ album here:

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Saturday, 22nd November

On this day – 22nd November 1969 ‘I Want You Back’ enters the Pop singles chart at number 90. Watch a performance of ‘I Want You Back’ by Michael and his brothers here:

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Friday, 21st November

On this day – 21st November 2002 Michael attends the Bambi Awards in Germany where he was presented with the ‘Pop Artist of the Millennium’ award. The award is given out yearly to people with new visions and uplifting creativity. …

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Thursday, 20th November

On this day – 20th November 1984 5,000 fans turn out to see Michael at the unveiling of his Hollywood Boulevard star, No. 1,793 on the ‘Walk Of Fame,’ which is located in front of Mann’s Chinese Theater between the …

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Wednesday, 19th November

On this day – 19th November 1983 ‘Thriller’ enters the Top 100 singles chart in Britain peaking at number 10 and remains on the charts for twenty-five weeks. Watch Michael’s ‘Thriller’ here:

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Wednesday, 19th November

On this day – 19th November 2007 Following on from Michael’s photo-shoot and interview with ‘Ebony,’ the magazine has posted on their web site some of the 200 questions they have received from fans all over the world along with …

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Sunday, 16th November

On this day – 16th-18th November 1984 The Jacksons perform in concert at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, donating hundreds of tickets to the needy and underprivileged.

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Sunday, 16th November

On this day – 16th-18th November 1984 The Jacksons perform in concert at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, Canada, donating hundreds of tickets to the needy and underprivileged.

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Friday, 14th November

On this day – 14th November 1991 ‘Top Of The Pops’ TV Programme premieres the ‘Black Or White’ mini-feature and, in so doing, swells their average viewing figures from 6.5 million to 10.8 million. TV commercials have been running all …

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Friday, 14th November

On this day – 14th November 2006 Michael visits the Guinness World Records office in London to receive eight World Record certificates, including the most recent one for Most Successful Entertainer of All Time. Others include: Youngest Vocalist To Top …

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Tuesday, 11th November

On this day – 11th November 2004 Around 300 Michael fans attend a support rally in New York City, demonstrating over MTV’s refusal to stop airing the Eminem video that demeans Michael. In a phone call to Geraldo Rivera at …

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Tuesday, 11th November

On this day – 11th November 1987 Michael arrives in Sydney, Australia and takes an onward flight to Melbourne for the start of the Australian leg of the tour where he will play five sold-out shows to audiences totaling 135,000. …

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Friday, 7th November

On this day – 7th November 1993 Michael performs his third concert to a capacity audience of 100,000 at the Aztec Stadium, Mexico. Watch Michael perform ‘Jam’ in Mexico here:

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Friday, 7th November

On this day – 7th November 2001 Michael makes a special appearance at MTV’s ‘Total Request Live’ show with VJ Carson Daly, which is filmed live from the MTV studios in New York City. After being interviewed by MTV, Michael, …

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Thursday, 6th November

On this day – 6th November 1991 ‘Black Or White’ is premiered on British radio during Simon Mayo’s Radio One show, just a few minutes before sixty other regional stations receive it via satellite. It is the first time a …

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Tuesday, 4th November

On this day – 4th November 1996 ‘Stranger In Moscow’ was released as the fifth and final single from Michael’s album ‘HIStory.’ Watch Michael’s ‘Stranger In Moscow’ here:

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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.

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