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This Day In HIStory

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Tuesday, 29th July

On this day – 29th July 1992 Michael flies in to Britain from Dublin and goes straight to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in London’s Hackney. He is greeted by 2,000 cheering fans as he arrives by helicopter from …

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Tuesday, 29th July

On this day – 29th – 31st July 1984 The Jacksons perform in concert at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Amongst the celebrities at the first show are Katherine and Janet Jackson, actor Eric Estrada, Yoko Ono, Sean …

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Monday, 28th July

On this day – 28th July 1989 Michael becomes the newest claymation member of the Raisin Family by appearing in their new TV commercial called ‘Michael Raisin’. Michael’s speaking voice is used in the ads, but his singing voice on …

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Sunday, 27th July

In this month – July 1988 Cynthia Horner has known Michael ever since she became Editor of ‘Right On!’ magazine when Michael was 18. She is honoured to learn that she is the first and only media person to be …

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Sunday, 27th July

On this day – 27th July 1998 Michael establishes a new Japanese Company – Michael Jackson Japan Company Ltd. The company has been encouraged by the Japanese government to build two theme parks in Japan. Michael would also like to …

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Friday, 25th July

On this day – 25th July 1995 Michael attends a packed press conference in New York to announce the 1995 MTV Video Award nominations together with Mayor Rudolph Guiliani and also to announce his only concert of the year in …

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Thursday, 24th July

On this day – 24th July 2000 Music channel VH1 and ‘Entertainment Weekly’ Magazine team up to create a list of ‘Rock and Roll’s Top 100 TV Moments.” Michael appears on the list five times including his first ‘Moonwalk’ on …

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Thursday, 24th July

On this day – 24th July 1985 It is announced that Michael will star in a 3-D science-fiction musical film, ‘Captain EO’, to be shown exclusively at Disneyland and Disney World; Francis Ford Coppola will direct, and George Lucas will …

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Wednesday, 23rd July

In this month – July 1989 ‘Liberian Girl’ enters the Top 100 singles chart in Britain peaking at number 13 and remains on the charts for 6 weeks. ‘Music Week’ write: It is indisputable that Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ has now …

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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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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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