January 13 : The Japonese pop group J-Friends releases the single People Of The World composed by Michael.
January 14-25 : Michae goes to Sun City, with Prince, Paris & their nanny Grace Rwaramba.
On the 15th, he attends the Bar Mitzvah of the son of his friends Dean & Darren Cohen.
January 26 : On his way back home , Michael stops by an hospital in Miami to be treated for a small fracture to his right wright
January 28 : Michael takes Prince to the emergency room of the Cedars Sinai Medical Center of Los Angeles because of a viral infection;
February : Michael asks Carole Bayer Sager to work on his new album and she introduces him to Rodney Jerkins, the young hot R&B producer.
Michael asks Rodney to produce songs with him.
Janet & Rene Elizondo Jr file for divorce.
Mid March : Michael goes Back to Sun City .
March 20 : Michael goes to Munich to announce the Michael Jackson & Friends Benefit Concerts during the German TV Show Wetten Dass.
March 23 : Michael goes to Cape Town in to give a press conference with Nelson Mandela about the benefit concerts.
Late March : Michael, Prince, Paris & Grace check in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City where Michael starts recording new material with Rodney Jerkins.
April 03 : Michael hosts a party for Paris 1st birthday.
April 10-12 : Michael spends the week end in London with Mohamed Al Fayed. He attends an English football match at Fulham’s Craven Cottage, makes a surprise visit to Liberty Radio and gives an interview to tabloid Daily Mirror.
April 12-14 : Michael stops by Paris before going back to London .
May 1 : Michael receives a charity award at the Bollywood Awards held at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New York .
May 10 : Michael attends a private screening of The Matrix movie in Manhattan .
May 17 : Michael attends a private screening of Star Wars Episode 1 in Manhattan with Prince Michael Jr & magician Uri Geller.
June 1 : Due to Prince Michael Jr’s sickness, Michael cancels his participation in the Pavarotti & Friends Charity Concert in Modena, .
June 9 : Michael is un Munich with Prince, Paris & Grace to hold a press conference for Michael Jackson & Friends.
June 10 : They stop by Paris .
June 11 : They stop by New York where Michael meets Sony executives.
June 13-20 : Michael rehearses for the concerts in Los Angeles .
June 21 : Michael arrives in Seoul with Grace & the kids.
June 25 : Michael performs the first charity concert in Seoul . Backstage he spends time with Boys 2 Men & Mariah Carey.
June 26 : Michael, Grace & the kids arrive in Munich .
June 27 : Michael performs his second concert in Munich . During Earth Song, a technical problem occurs and the central section of The Bridge Of No Return collapses which hurts Michael’s feet and back (he’s taken to the hospital after the show)
June 29 : Michael, Prince, Paris & Grace arrive in Paris and check in the Plaza Athenée Hotel.
June 30 : Michael & his friends go to see the Matrix movie on the Champs Elizées.
July 3-4 : in a studio near Paris , Michael makes a top secret photoshoot with French photograph Arnaud Bani, his make up artist Karen Faye & stylist Michael Bush.
July 5-13 : Michael, Grace & the kids stay at Disneyland Paris where they are joined by Debbie.
July 14-24 : They go to Sun City . On the 18th, they attend Nelson Mandela’s birthday.
July 25-27 : They stop by London where Michael meets Mohamed Al Fayed & Prince Naseem.
Early August : Michael resumes the recording sessions of his new album in New York City .
August 15 : Michael meets the Dalai Lama in NYC.
August 29 : Michael is back in Neverland to celebrate his birthday. Uri Geller introduces him to Rabbi Schmuley Boteach.
Michael decides to cancel the Millenium concerts due to take place in Hawaii & Seoul on the 31st of December.
September 4 : Michael goes to Sun City to accept an award and present a cheque to Nelson Mandela during the Kora All African Awards.
September 9 : Michael & Elizabeth Taylor speak about their close friendship in Talk magazine
September 11-14 : Michael is in Disneyland Paris with Grace & the kids. Debbie joins them.
October 1 : Michael attends a jewish service in New York with Uri Geller & Schmuley Boteach.
October 8 : Debbie officially files for divorce and sign a confidentiality agreement.
October 11-early November : Michael & the kids stay at Neverland.
November 12 : Michael plans to star as the lead actor in a film named The Nightmares of Edgar Allan Poe.
November 25 : Michael & Schmuley Boteach take their kids to see the movie Toy Story in New York .
November 30 : To celebrate Thriller as the best video ever, Michael gives an interview to MTV and appear on the cover of TV Guide with exclusive pictures/interview.
December 4 : Michael attends Whitney Houston ‘s Fund Raising Event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York with his old friend Gregory Peck.
December 20 : After recording over 75 songs for his new album, Michael makes a break in the recording sessions and go back to Neverland to celebrate Christmas holidays with family & friends.
February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince's 2nd birthday at Neverland