January 2: MTV premieres the video of Leave Me Alone although the single is only released in
The Cosby Show has the Huxtable family attending a Michael Jackson concert.
January 5: Margaret gives birth to Jourdynn Jackson. A few month later, Jermaine, Margaret & the kids leave Hayvenhurst to move in theIr own house in
January 10: Moonwalker is released on video in .
January 16/17/18/26/27: Michael plays the five last concert of the Bad World Tour at the Sports Arena in
January 30: At the American Music Awards, Michael is presented with the video Pioneer Award presented by his friend Eddy Murphy.
February: The single Leave Me Alone is released in
February 7: Michael visits the
February 13: Michael accepts two Brits Awards via satellite.
February 14: Michael’s publicist Lee Solters announces that Michael and his manager Frank Dileo are to part company.
February 27: Michael Is on the cover of Jet magazine.
March: The Black Radio Exclusive Humanitaran Award is presented to Michael at the Universal Amphitheater in
LaToya Jackson appears on the cover of Playboy magazine and stops talking to the family who blames her manager Jack Gordon.
March 5: Michael takes 200 disadvantaged children to Circus Vargas in
April: Michael is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
Michael shoots the video for Liberian Girl featuring many guest stars such as Paula Abdul, Quincy Jones, John Travolta, Olivia Newton John, Rosanna Arquette, Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, David Copperfield, Corey Feldman & Bubbles! The video is dedicated to Liz Taylor.
April 12: Michael attends the 3rd Soul Train Awards where he is presented the Heritage Award & Sammy
Another award is presented to Michael by Mike Tyson.
April 14: At the 2nd World Music Awards in , Michael accepts two awards from Whitney Houston via satellite from Neverland.
May: Michael is seized by armed police after being mistaken for a robber whilst shopping in disguise with Jimmy Safechuck at Zales jewellers in
Michael visits Janet on the set of her Rhythm Nation 1814 short film and meets Katherine on the set.
June 13: Michael gives a second sitting to sculptor David Goode in
July: Two year after the promotion began, Liberian Girl, the ninth & last single of the Bad album is released in
July 4: Michael turns up at Diana Ross’s Motown home-coming party with super-model Beverly Johnson.
July 28: Michael becomes the newsest claymation member of the Raisin Family by appearing in their new TV commercial called Michael Raisin.
September 5: LaToya Jackson marries Jack Gordon. Randy marries his girlfriend Eliza Sheffe but keeps on sleeping with his old flame Alejandra Oiaza
September 13: Michael attends a press conference to announce a new endorsement deal with L.A Gear under the special marketing campaign Unstoppable.
September 22: Michael receives the Humanitarian Award at the 8th annual Best Of Washington Celebrity Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Sheraton Washington Hotel.
October 10: Michael goes back to the
November 10: The
November 13: Michael sings You Were There during the taping of the Sammy Davis Jr 6Oth Anniversary TV Special.
December: Michael attends the world class boxing fight between Sugar Ray Leonard & Roberto Duran at the Mirage Hotel.
Bo Jackson of the LA Raiders visits Michael at a Los Angeles Studio where he is recording new songs a greatest hits project named "Decade".
Michael is on the cover of Vanity Fair with exclusive pictures by Annie Leibovitz
December 6: Michael makes a surprise appearance on the Arsenio Hall Show to present Eddie Murphy with the MTV’s Humour God Of The 80’s Award. Murphy then presents Michael with the award for Thrillers as The Greatest Video In The History Of The World.
December 19: Michael visits F.A.O Schwartz toy store in
December 28: Ryan White, a young victim of AIDS is invited to spend a week in Neverland with Michael.
December 31: Michael is presented with a scroll proclaiming him Best Selling Male Singer of the 80’s as part of the Cilla Black ITV Show “Goodbye to the 8O’s”.