Late june: The Jacksons start recording the Triumph Album.
July 1: Mayor Tom Bradley declares “Jackson Day” in Los Angeles in honour of the group achievements. Some 300 guests attend a party in the City National Bank Vault in Beverly Hills . The Jacksons receive a Platinum Record for Destiny. Michael’s date for the night is actress Tatum’ O Neal.
The single Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough is released. Michael shoots a video for the song with a new short hair.
August 10 : Epic releases the album Off The Wall (N°1) A huge success thanks to the genius of Michael Jackson combined with the musicians of Quincy Jones. With four Top Ten singles and more than 15 millions records sold, Off The Wall has become a classic in pop history.
August 16: Michael is on the cover of Jet Magazine.with an exclusive interview.
August 20: Michael is on the cover of Soul Magazine with an exclusive interview/
August 29: Michael celebrates his 21st birthday at the Studio 54 club in New York City . Michael’s contract with Joe Jackson expires and he now takes control of his own career.
September: The Jacksons are on the cover of Ebony Magazine.
October 2/3: The Jacksons resumes the Destiny Tour in New Orleans . The New concert features Michael new solo hits Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough & Rock With You.
October 4: Concert in Shreveport ( Louisville )
October 5: Concert in Mobile ( Alabama )
October 6: Concert in Huntsville ( Alabama )
October 7: Concert in Louisville ( Kentucky )
October 12: Concert in Phildalelhia ( Pennsylvania )
October 13: Concert in Rochester ( New York )
October 14: Concert in Pittsburg ( Pennsylvania )
October 15: Concert in Saginaw ( Michigan )
October 19: Concert in Indianapolis ( Indiana )
October 20: Concert in St Louis ( Missouri )
October 21: Concert in Dayton ( Ohio )
October 25: Concert in Colombus ( Ohio )
October 26: Concert in Syracuse ( New York )
October 27: Concert in Buffalo ( New York )
October 28: Concert in Springfield (Massachussetts)
October 31: Michael attends his friend Jane Fonda’s Halloween Disco Party at The Hollywood Palace.
November: Epic releases the single Rock With You (N°1) and Michael shoots a video for the song directed by Bruce Gowers.
Rolling Stone Magazine refuses to put Michael on their cover!
November 1: Concert in Kalamazoo ( Michigan )
November 2: Concert in Chicago ( Illinois )
November 3: Concert in Cleveland ( Ohio )
November 4/5: Concerts in Detroit ( Michigan )
November 7: Concert in Baltimore ( Maryland )
November 8: Concert in Richmond ( Virginia )
November 9/10: Concert in Hampton ( Virginia )
November 11: Concert in Fayetteville (Nort Carolina)
November 14: Concert in Forth Worth ( Texas )
November 15: Concert in Baton Rouge ( Louisiana )
November 16: Concert in Jackson ( Mississippi )
November 17: Concert in Lake Charles ( Louisiana )
November 18: Concert in Houston ( Texas )
November 20: Concert in Columbus ( Georgia )
November 21: Concert in Greenville ( South Carolina )
November 22: Concert in Savannah
November 23: Concert in Macon
November 24: Concert in Nashville ( Tennessee )
November 25: Concert in Atlanta ( Georgia )
November 29: Concert in Albuquerque ( New Mexico )
November 30: Concert in Denver ( Colorado )
December 2 : Concert in Honolulu, Hawaii
December 6 : Concert in Portland, Oregon
December 8 : Concert in Seattle, Washington
December 9 : Concert in Vancouver, British Columbia
December 13 : Concert in San Bernadino, California
December 14 : Concert in Phoenix, Arizona
December 15 : Concert in San Diego, California
December 16 : Concert in Oakland, California