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This Day In HIStory

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Wednesday, 25th March

On this day – 25th March 1991 All eyes are on Michael and Madonna when they show up together for the 63rd annual Academy Awards ceremony. ‘People Weekly’ magazine reports that ‘Michael looked positively legendary in gold tipped cowboy boots, …

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Wednesday, 25th March

On this day – 25th March 1983 ‘Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever’ was taped before a live audience at Pasadena Civic Auditorium and broadcast nearly two months later on May 16th by NBC. Michael and his brothers rehearsed for the …

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Tuesday, 24th March

On this day – 24th March 1988 Michael performs a concert at Mc Nichols Arena in Denver, Colorado. Listen to a promo radio add for the concert in Denver here:

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Monday, 23rd March

On this day – 23rd March 1984 ‘I Love Quincy’, broadcast by Channel Four TV in Britain, includes segments of Michael rehearsing for the ‘Thriller’ video and shows footage of a rare interview with Michael as well as Michael singing …

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Saturday, 21st March

On this day – 21st March 2007 Michael leaves the UK. He is seen at Heathrow Airport escorted by security guards and police.

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Friday, 20th March

On this day – 20th March 1999 Michael appears on the German TV Show ‘Wetten Das’ (‘Wanna Bet’) to announce his plans to stage two concerts in Korea and Germany to raise funds for The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, the …

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Friday, 20th March

On this day – 20th March 1990 Adrian Grant, Editor of ‘Off The Wall’ magazine, the official Michael Jackson fanzine in Britain, presents Michael with the ‘Off the Wall’ Appreciation Award’, a montage of images of Michael throughout his career …

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Thursday, 19th March

On this day – 19th March 2001 Michael arrives at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Lance Bass of N’Sync, who had the honour of inducting Michael into the …

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Wednesday, 18th March

On this day – 18th March 1991 Michael is seen out with Madonna enjoying a candlelit dinner at the Ivy restaurant in Los Angeles.

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Wednesday, 18th March

On this day – 18th-19th March 1988 Michael performs two concerts at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana as part of the ‘Bad’ Tour.

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Tuesday, 17th March

In this month – March 1980 Michael states: “I love the whole world of dance, because dancing is really the emotions through bodily movement. And however you feel, you just bring out that inner feeling through your mood. A lot …

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Monday, 16th March

In this month – March 1973 Michael receives a nomination for Best Original Song for ‘Ben’ at the Academy Awards (the Oscars) and performs the song after an introduction by Charlton Heston, at the presentation ceremonies. The song, however, does …

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Sunday, 15th March

In this month – March 1996 It was reported on MTV in America that Michael’s ‘History’ album is the best selling double album ever with three million copies sold. These figures refer to US sales only. Watch Michael perform the …

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Friday, 13th March

In this month – March 1989 Michael takes 200 disadvantaged children from St. Vincent’s Home For Dysfunctional Children and from Big Brothers and Big Sisters to Circus Vargas in Santa Barbara, California. He waves, jokes, laughs and generally clowns around, …

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Thursday, 12th March

On this day – 12th March 1988 The US cable network, Showtime, airs ‘Motown on Showtime: Michael Jackson….The Legend Continues.’ Michael is one of the executive producers of the programme, which includes footage from his entire career. The special is …

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Tuesday, 10th March

On this day – 10th March 2007 Michael is taken by helicopter to Camp Zama, the base of several thousand US troops in Japan. Wearing a classy black suit and shirt, Michael is greeted ecstatically by the servicemen and women …

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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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