Michael Jackson

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  • Michaels Born

     Michaels Born
    Born in Gary Indiana, August 29 1958
  • Michael joins his brothers band in 1964

    Michael joins his brothers band in 1964
    Michael joins the Jackson 5 in 1964
  • The boys get signed to Steeltown Records

    The boys get signed to Steeltown Records
  • Releases first single "Big Boy"

    Releases first single "Big Boy"
    Release their first single with Steeltown
  • Boys get signed to Motown

    Boys get signed to Motown
    Berry Gordy signs The Jackson 5 to his record label
  • Released "I Want You Back"

    Released "I Want You Back"
  • ABC is Released

    ABC is Released
  • Goes Solo

    Goes Solo
    Releases "Got to Be There" and launches his solo career
  • Gets Cast in "The Wiz"

    Gets Cast in "The Wiz"
    Gets cast in "The Wiz" along side Diana Ross, Nipsy Russell, and Ted Ross.
  • Releases his first solo album, "Off The Wall"

    Releases his first solo album, "Off The Wall"
    released first solo album. Spent 8 months in the top 10
  • Thriller is Released

    Thriller is Released
    Thriller, the best selling album of all time, was released in 1982. Won Jackson 8 grammys. making him the world record holder
  • Debuts the Moonwalk on Motown 25

    Debuts the Moonwalk on Motown 25
    Jackson wowed the audience of the Motown 25 show with the moonwalk while performing "Billie Jean"
  • Thriller Video was released

    Thriller Video was released
    Michael Jacksons Thriller is a 13 minute, 43 second music video directed by John Landis. Stars Ola Ray alongside Michael
  • Accident on the set of The Pepsi Generation Commercial

    Accident on the set of The Pepsi Generation Commercial
    While on set of the Pespi Generation Commercial, Michael was severely burned due to a pyrotechnic malfunction, causing him to have 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his face and scalp, causing him to be addicted to narcotics and plastic surgery
  • Bad is Released

    Bad is Released
    Michael released Bad, on this day
  • Debut of Black or White

    Debut of Black or White
    Michael released this 11 minute music video starring MacCauley Culkin
  • Released Dangerous

    Released Dangerous
    Released his 8th studio album.
  • Living Legend Award

    Living Legend Award
    Michael was awarded the Living Legend Award in 1993 by his sister Janet
  • Married Lisa Marie Presley

    Married Lisa Marie Presley
    Married Lisa Marie
  • Sexual Abuse allegations occur

    Sexual Abuse allegations occur
    Michael was accused of sexually abusing a 13 year old boy.. he was found innocent
  • Second Marriage

    Second Marriage
    married Debbie Rowe
  • Prince was Born

    Prince was Born
    Michaels first son, Prince was born
  • Releases Blood on the Dance floor

    Releases Blood on the Dance floor
  • Paris is born

    Paris is born
    Michaels only daughter is born.
  • Thrilller goes Platinum again

    Thrilller goes Platinum again
    Thriller Recieves its 26th platinum certification from the RIAA
  • Invincible was released

    Invincible was released
    Michael released his last studio album.
  • Prince Michael II ( Blanket) was born

    Prince Michael II ( Blanket) was born
    Blanket was born. ( mother is unknown)
  • "An Uproar"

    "An Uproar"
    Michael dangled his son Blanket over a balcony in Germany
  • Goes On Trial

    Goes On Trial
    Michael is charged with seven counts of child molestation.
  • Announces Comeback Tour " This Is It"

    Announces Comeback Tour " This Is It"
    Announces comeback tour after almost a decades absence from the satge.
  • Death of an Icon

    Death of an Icon
    Michael passed suddenly 8 days before he was supposed to leave for the comeback tour, This Is It. . He was 50.
  • Michaels Funeral

    Michaels Funeral
    Michaels Funeral was shown live... held at Staples Center in LA
  • Last Album " Michael" is released

    Last Album " Michael"  is released
    "Album conceieved and inspired by the king of pop Michael Jackson"
  • This Is It the movie was released

    This Is It the movie was released
    The Movie to show the behind the scenes clips of This Is It.
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