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Tuesday, 3rd March

On this day – 3rd, 4th, 5th March 1988 Michael performs to a capacity audience of 57,000 at three sell-out shows at Madison Square Garden, New York. During one of these shows, Michael hits the headlines for Tatiana Thumbtzen kissing …

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Tuesday, 3rd March

In this month – March 2002 This months issue of ‘Vibe’ magazine has an exclusive interview with Michael conducted by Regina Jones. The article and interview is as follows: “I first met Michael Jackson some 33 years ago when Diana …

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Monday, 2nd March

On this day – 2nd March 1988 At the 30th Annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Michael brings the house down in one of his rare, live television appearances with a spellbinding performance of …

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Monday, 2nd March

On this day – 2nd March 1988 At the 30th Annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Michael brings the house down in one of his rare, live television appearances with a spellbinding performance of …

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Sunday, 1st March

On this day – 1st March 1988 Michael attends a specially arranged Press Conference with Pepsi to preview the new four-part Pepsi ads and to present a $600,000 cheque to The United Negro College Fund, monies earned from ticket sales …

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Saturday, 28th February

On this day – 28th February 1984 In the company of Brooke Shields and Emmanuel Lewis, Michael attends the 26th annual Grammy Award ceremonies broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Michael wins eight Grammys in ten categories: Album …

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Saturday, 28th February

On this day – 28th February 1996 Michael and Janet Jackson win an award for Best Music Video, Short Film for “Scream”, alongside producer Cean Chaffin and director Mark Romanek at the 38th Annual Grammy Award ceremony at the Shrine …

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Friday, 27th February

On this day – 27th February 1980 At the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles Michael is awarded his first Grammy as a solo performer in the category Best R&B Vocal Performance -Male for ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’. Michael …

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Friday, 27th February

On this day – 27th February 1984 The Jacksons’ Pepsi commercials are previewed on MTV as part of a 28-minute Bob Giraldi documentary. MTV broadcast the two 60-second commercials free of charge. Watch the documentary here:

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Wednesday, 25th February

On this day – 25th February 1986 Michael and Lionel Ritchie attend the 28th annual Grammy Awards. ‘We Are The World’ wins four of its six nominations for Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Best Pop Performance By …

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Wednesday, 25th February

On this day – 25th February 1983 At a CBS Records press conference Jane Fonda presents Michael with a Double Platinum certificate for ‘Thriller’ (LP). Watch Michael receiving his certificate from Jane here:

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Tuesday, 24th February

On this day – 24th February 1993 Michael receives two nominations at the 35th Annual Grammy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for Best Pop Male Vocal (‘Black Or White’) and Best R&B Male Vocal (‘Jam’). Although he …

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Monday, 23rd February

On this day – 23rd – 24th February 1988 Michael kicks off his first ever solo tour of America in Kansas City performing to an audience of 33,918 during two sell-out shows at the Kemper Arena. The standing room only …

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Monday, 23rd February

On this day – 23rd February 2002 Although not present for the ceremony, Michael wins three NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Image Awards at this 33rd annual event: Outstanding Variety Series/Special for ‘Michael Jackson:30th Anniversary Special’ …

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Saturday, 21st February

On this day – 21st February 2002 Prince Michael Jackson II, better known as “Blanket”, was born at 9:23 p.m. in La Mesa, California. A Special Happy Birthday to Michael’s beautiful boy!

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Friday, 20th February

On this day – 20th February 1990 Michael attends a sit-down breakfast at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The party is organised by CBS Records for unprecedented record sales of 110 million records throughout the 1980s making Michael the Top …

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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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