Michael Jackson from beginning to end By tiayan11 Aug 29, 1958 Michael Joseph Jackson Born August 29 in Gary, Indiana, the seventh of nine children. Oct 28, 1962 Forming the Jackson 5 Four-year old Michael joins brothers Marlon, Tito, Jackie and Jermaine to form the Jackson 5. Oct 28, 1968 Jackson 5 The Jackson 5 signs a contract with Motown Records and the family moves to Los Angeles, California Oct 28, 1969 I want you back! Has first hit single with Jackson 5's I want you back Oct 28, 1972 Jackson has his first solo. Has first solo No. 1 hit, "Ben" - a love song to a movie rat. Oct 28, 1978 The wiz. Makes big-screen debut as a scarecrow in "The Wiz Oct 28, 1980 Dont stop till you get enough. Wins Grammy for best male R&B vocal performance with "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough" Oct 28, 1984 Ouch.! Injured when spark ignites his hair during the filming of Pepsi ad. "Thriller," nominated for eight Grammy Awards, wins eight of them. The album is certified 20 times platinum. Oct 28, 1985 We Are the World Co-writes charity single "We Are the World" Oct 28, 1986 New Movie Stars in the $17 million film "Captain EO." Oct 28, 1993 Skin Changes. In first TV interview in 14 years, tells Oprah Winfrey that changes in his skin complexion stem from a skin disorder, vitiligo. Nov 12, 1993 Cancelled.! Jackson cancels his world concert tour, citing addiction to painkillers and need for treatment. May 18, 1994 Awh.! Marries Lisa Marie Presley, the daugther of Elvis Presley Jan 18, 1996 WOW. Presley files for divorce after less than two years of marriage. Nov 15, 1996 Again. Jackson marries nurse Debbie Rowe Feb 12, 1997 Awh.! Rowe gives birth to son Prince Michael Apr 3, 1998 Awh! Rowe gives birth to daugther Paris Michael Katherine Oct 8, 1999 WOW. Rowe divorces Jackson, with Jackson getting full custody of the children in the settlement Mar 9, 2009 Last Time Jackson announces that he will be performing at least 10 times in July in London's 02 Arena. "This is the final curtain call," he said. Jun 5, 2009 So sad.! Died at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California after suffering cardiac arrest.