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This Day In HIStory

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Tuesday, 23rd June

On this day – 23 June 1991 Michael wearing a red shirt and a black hat spends a day visiting Disney World near Orlando with Macauley. They meet up with Mickey Mouse and pose for a picture. Briefly they take …

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Tuesday, 23rd June

On this day – 23rd June 1989 ‘2300 Jackson St.’ (LP), the first Jackson album in five years, is released by Epic Records. The album is named after the family’s home address in Gary, Indiana. The album’s first single, ‘2300 …

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Sunday, 21st June

On this day – 21st June 1980 ‘She’s Out of My Life’ by Michael released on the Epic label hits the Billboard Hot 100 Charts at number 10 and remains on the charts for 16 weeks. Watch Michael’s ‘She’s Out …

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Saturday, 20th June

On this day – 20th June 1970 The Jackson 5 perform their concert at the Forum, in LA, in front of an audience of 18,000 and bringing in receipts of $100,000. At one point in the show, teenage girls invade …

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Saturday, 20th June

On this day – 20th June 1977 Michael meets up with friends at a ‘Studio 54′ party in New York for the stage show ‘Beatlemania’ where he is to be interviewed later. Michael talks about Studio 54 and dancing the …

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Thursday, 18th June

On this day – 18th June 1992 ‘Dancing The Dream’, a book of poetry and reflections written by Michael is published by Doubleday. It is Michael’s second book and is dedicated to his mother, Katherine. The book is a present …

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Tuesday, 16th June

On this day – 16th June 2003 Michael is one of nearly 3,000 people who attend a memorial service for movie legend Gregory Peck in Los Angeles. Gregory Peck’s widow Veronique Passani-Peck asked Michael to help organize the funeral and …

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Tuesday, 16th June

On this day – 16th June 1988 Michael performs before a capacity audience of 50,000 at a sell-out concert at St. Jakobe Stadium in Basel, Switzerland. Amongst celebrities at this show are Elizabeth Taylor and Bob Dylan. While in Basel, …

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Monday, 15th June

In this month – June 1992 Michael and Naomi Campbell are on the cover of ‘Class’ magazine.

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Sunday, 14th June

On this day – 14th June 2002 Michael leaves Paddington Station, London, on a train ride to Exeter with Uri Geller, magician David Blaine and 200 fans at 12.30pm. Reuters describes the event as bedlam, saying that the scene at …

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Sunday, 14th June

On this day – 14th June 2002 Michael leaves Paddington Station, London, on a train ride to Exeter with Uri Geller, magician David Blaine and 200 fans at 12.30pm. Reuters describes the event as bedlam, saying that the scene at …

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Friday, 12th June

On this day – 12th June 1988 Michael performs his second night of two concerts to capacity audiences of 106,000 in Gothenburg, Sweden, as part of his ‘Bad’ tour. Watch some footage of Michael live in Gothenburg here:

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Wednesday, 10th June

On this day – 10th June 1999 It is reported that the first Michael Jackson Dance Studio is opened today in Tokyo, Japan.

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Tuesday, 9th June

On this day – 9th June 1984 Michael attends briefly the unveiling of a wax likeness of himself at The Guinness Museum of World Records in San Francisco. As Michael climbed into the front window of the museum next to …

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Tuesday, 9th June

On this day – 9th June 2003 The ‘Chicago Sun-Times’ reports that Michael, his brother Marlon and Chris Tucker attended the National Cable Telecommunications Association conference in Chicago today. The report states that Michael was there to support Marlon, who …

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Monday, 8th June

In this month – June 1991 A new Michael Jackson chocolate bar is launched in America, estimated to earn him 1 million pounds per month.

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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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