Michael & LaToya visits the set of US TV drama, The Colbys and meet the actress Joan Collins.
January 27: Michael arrives half-way through the American Music Awards ceremony in company of Elizabeth Taylor where he, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie and Ken Kragen receive awards for We Are The World. At the show’s conclusion, they join many celebrities including Diana Ross, Janet & LaToya.
February: Michael is asked to be best man at the wedding of Diana Ross & Arne Naess but he cancels at the last minute and stops talking to Diana…
February 2: Michael gives a 5 minutes interview about Quincy Jones for CBS 60 minutes programme.
February 25: Michael, Lionel Richie,
March 8: Heart transplant recipient Donna Ashlock visits Michael at Hayvenhurst. She stays for lunch and watches a movie with Michael.
April: Michael accompanies Elizabeth Taylor to the opening of the Hollywood Park Race Track in
May 9: Michael with Emmanuel Lewis & aides stay at the Hemsley Palace Hotel.
May 10: Michael & Emmanuel attend the Sunday matinee of Broadway’s Big Deal
May 12: During a press conference at
May 13: On their last evening in
June: Michael & Corey Feldman go to
July 30: Michael attend the funeral of film director Vincento Minnelli with his daughter Liza & widow Lee.
August: After writing many songs, Michael starts recording a new album with Quincy Jones.
September: Michael attends the concert of the Norwegian group A-Ha in
September 12: Captain EO, Michael’s 17 minute 3-D musical fantasy is premiered at
September 16: Michael appears on the cover of National Enquirer in an oxygen chamber
November: Michael & Elizabeth Taylor attend a Liza Minnelli concert at the Universal Amphitheater in
Michael & Run-DMC work together on an anti-drug song.
November 19-29: Michael films a 16 minutes video for the song Bad directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring Wesley Snipes. Scenes are filmed in Dobbs Ferry , a tiny hamlet in upstate
December: Rumours circulate about Michael having an affair with his make-up artist Karen Faye.
December 10: Michael attends a presentation by the American Friends Of The Hebrew University where Steven Spielberg receives the coveted Scopus Award.
December 19: Michael attends a performance of The Little Shop Of Horror.
December 26: Jermaine’s mistress, Margaret Maldonado gives birth to a baby boy named Jeremy Jackson.