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This Day In HIStory

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Friday, 19th September

On this day – 19th September 1993 Michael performs in concert to a capacity audience of 80,000 in Tel Aviv, Israel, as part of his ‘Dangerous’ tour. Watch Michael performing ‘Human Nature’ in Tel Aviv here:

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Friday, 19th September

On this day – 19th September 2007 Michael is in New York this week, staying at a midtown hotel. Whilst there he attends a photo shoot for the Italian issue of ‘L’uomo Vogue’, for pictures that will appear in their …

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Thursday, 18th September

On this day – 18th September 1993 Michael visits Jerusalem on a sight-seeing trip. He is met by religious protesters at the ancient Western Wall, but is welcomed at Masada, another historic site. Watch some footage of Michael’s visit to …

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Wednesday, 17th September

On this day – 17th September 1988 Michael’s song ‘Another Part Of Me’ hits number 1 on the US Hot 100 chart. ‘Another Part Of Me’ made its first appearance in September 1986, when it was one of two new …

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Tuesday, 16th September

On this day – 16th September 1993 While on his ‘Dangerous’ tour in Moscow, Michael postpones his flight out of Moscow, instead goes to visit a hospital for mentally challenged children there, who rejoice at seeing him and fight for …

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Tuesday, 16th September

On this day – 16th September 1996 Michael’s arrival in Russia is such a success that MJJ Productions issue the following press release: “Calling it a ‘great gift to Moscovites for him to be here,’ Moscow Mayor, Yuri Luzhkov, officially …

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Monday, 15th September

On this day – 15th September 1979 ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’/’I Can’t Help It,’ released in Britain in August, enters the Top 75 singles chart peaking at number 3 and remains on the charts for twelve weeks. Watch …

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Monday, 15th September

On this day – 15th September 1993 Michael performs in concert at the Lyzhniki Olympic Stadium in Moscow as part of his ‘Dangerous’ tour. Some of the media delighted in reporting that Michael’s concert had not been sold out. What …

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Sunday, 14th September

On this day – 14th September 1984 At the first annual MTV Video Awards show, Michael’s ‘Thriller’ video wins awards in three separate categories including Best Overall Performance, Best Choreography and the highly coveted Viewer’s Choice Award. Michael does not …

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Saturday, 13th September

On this day – 13th September 1989 A press conference is held to announce Michael’s new endorsement deal with LA Gear. The two-year deal calls for Michael to design and market a line of sport shoes and sportswear as well …

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Saturday, 13th September

On this day – 13th September 1996 Michael arrives in Romania. Hundreds of fans wait outside the small Baneasa Airport for him, with anti-riot troops and police with armour-plated cars standing guard. Michael went on a post revolutionary tour of …

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Friday, 12th September

On this day – 12th September 1986 ‘Captain EO,’ Michael’s 17-minute space fantasy, 3-D movie premieres at Epcot Center in Disney World, Florida. The film is a collaboration between George Lucas, Francis Coppola and Michael and at an estimated cost …

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Thursday, 11th September

On this day – 11th September 1988 Michael performs his final European concert to a capacity audience of 125,000 at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool – the largest concert audience ever at the racetrack. In a rush to the front, some …

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Thursday, 11th September

On this day – 11th September 1988 Michael performs his final European concert to a capacity audience of 125,000 at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool – the largest concert audience ever at the racetrack. In a rush to the front, some …

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Wednesday, 10th September

On this day – 10th September 2001 Michael performs at Madison Square Gardens for the second sell-out tribute show. After the concert MJWN spoke with Rodney Jerkins who said: “I haven’t been to Michael’s concerts before. I ain’t seen nothing …

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Wednesday, 10th September

On this day – 10th September 1993 Michael thrilled 30,000 fans at his concert in Fukuoka, Japan. Fans hold banners reading, “We Believe You”, and “We Believe You Always.” There was also one special fan who got to see Michael …

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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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