Joe Jackson hires the management team of Freddy DeMann & Ron Weisner as partners in managing The Jacksons.
Rebbie gives birth to Yashi Jackson.
January 31: The
February: Concerts in .
February 19: The
March: Michael is on the cover of Rock & Soul Magazine. The single Show You The Way To Go is released by Epic.
June 20: Michael attends a Studio 54 party for the stage show Beatlesmania.
July 4: During an outing to
Mid July: Michael takes LaToya to live with him in
July 16: On the first day of rehearsal, Michael meets the musical director Quincy Jones (that he has already seen in 1972 at Sammy Davis Jr’s home)
August: Michael goes to the famous club Studio 54 in
August 16: Michael is on the cover of Jet Magazine.
August 24: Michael attends the Carter Burden party hosted by Woody Allen.
August 26: Michael attends the RFK pro-celebrity tennis tournament party with Mohamed Ali.
September: Michael is on the cover of Soul Magazine.
September 28: Universal Pictures holds a press conference at Astoria Studios in
October-December: Filming of The Wiz at the Astoria Studios and on location in
October: Epic releases the album & single Goin Places (produced once again by Gamble & Huff)
October 25: The cast of The Wiz hold a party in Michael’s honour at the Studio 54;
November: Michael is on the cover of Rock & Soul Magazine.
November 4: Michael attends Andre Mc Andrie ‘s birthday party.
December: Michael & Joe go to a meeting with Ron Alexenburg, President of Epic Records to ask for complete artistic freedom for the next
Alexenburg agrees, appointing two executive producers, Bobby Colombus and Mike Atkinson.
December 31: Michael spends New Year’ s eve at the Studio 54 with Liza Minelli among others.