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  • BACKGROUND

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    November 5, 1949 : Katherine Esther Scruse (born on May 4, 1930 ) and Joseph Walter Jackson (born on July 26, 1929 ) get married in Crown Point and move in the city of Gary ( Indiana ) at 2300 Jackson Street May 29, 1950 : Katherine gives birth to Maureen...

  • 1958-1968

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    1958 August 29: Katherine gives birth to Michael Joseph Jackson in Gary Indiana. 1960 Katherine becomes a Jeovah's Witness and decides to raise her children in this faith. 1961 October 31: Katherine gives birth to Steven Randall Jackson (Randy) Jackie,...

  • 1969

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    1969 The Jackson 5 do some preliminary work in a Detroit studio with Bobby Taylor August : Motown moves to California ans asks the group to come along! Joe, Tito, Jack Richardson, drummer Johnny Jackson & keyboards players Ronny Rancifer drive to Los...

  • 1970

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    January: The Jackson 5 receive their first Image Award from the NAACP for Best Singing Group of the year. January 31: The Jackson 5 perform I Want You Back on the Andy Williams Show. February 21: The Jackson 5 perform I Want You Back, ABC and a medley...

  • 1971

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    Steeltown records released the single We Don’t Have To be 21 (To Fall In Love)/Jam Session. Rebbie gives birth to a little girl named Stacee Brown. January: The Jackson 5 receive the NAACP’s Image Award for Best Singing Group Of The Year. January 2: Concert...

  • 1972

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    Michael spends time visiting Diana Ross on the set of her movie Lady Sings The Blues January: For the third consecutive year, The Jackson 5 receive the NAACP’s Image Award for Male Group Of The Year. January 1: Concert in Nashville ( Tennessee ) January...

  • 1973

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    January: Michael receives a Golden Globe Award for Ben. January 10: The Jackson 5 appear on the Dick Cavett Show. February: The single Hallelujah Day is released by Motown. March 2; Concert in Oklahoma City ( Oklahoma ) March 3: Concert in Monroe ( Louisiana...

  • 1974

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    The Jackson 5 perform Get It Together & Dancing Machine at the Bob Hope Special. January 10: One More Chance, a Jackson 5 TV Special is aired on CBS. The group performs Get It Together + a medley of I Want You Back/ABC/I’ll Be There/Ben/Daddy’s Home/Never...

  • 1975

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    January: Michael accept an award on behalf of Diana Ross at the American Music Awards and he also presents an award with Janet to Gladys Knight & The Pips. The Jackson 5 tour the West Indies . January 16: The album Forever Michael & the single We’re Almost...

  • 1976

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Motown begins court procedure over The Jackson 5 departure to CBS seeking $ 20 millions damages. Steve Manning, a friend of the Jacksons and president of their fan club published a book on the family titled The Jacksons. Carol Ann gives birth to Valencia...

  • 1977

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Joe Jackson hires the management team of Freddy DeMann & Ron Weisner as partners in managing The Jacksons. Rebbie gives birth to Yashi Jackson. January: The Jacksons begin a second series of their Variety Show on CBS performing their latest songs from...

  • 1978

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Michael becomes friend with Paul Mac Cartney & Gregory Peck. Carol gives birth to Brittany Jackson and Hazel gives birth to Autumn. January 18: Hazel gives birth to Jermaine Jackson Jr. January 22: The Jacksons begin a world tour I US & Europe to promote...

  • 1979 part 2

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    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...

  • 1979 part 1

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    January: Michael is on the cover of Rock & Soul Magazine. The Jacksons rehearse for The Destiny Tour. Motown releases Boogie, a collection of unreleased songs from the Jackson 5. MCA releases the single You Can’t Win from the soundtrack of The Wiz. The...

  • 1980

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Michael spends several weeks in New Hampshire on the set of On Golden Pond visiting his friend Jane Fonda and while there he forms friendships with the movie’s other stars Henry Fonda & Katherine Hepburn. Bill Bray hires a new bodyguard names Wayne Nagin...

  • 1981

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Michael passes his driving licence. One day he’s arrested by a cop thinking he has stlolen his Rolls Royce and he is put in jail but a few hours later, Bill Bray comes to his rescue and Michael is released! Katherine files for divorce and goes living...

  • 1982

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Michael befocomes friend with Marlon Brando and Mark Lester. Carol gives birth to Marlon Jackson Jr. Michael does backing vocals for the song State Of Independence by Donna Summer. February 6: Enid gives birth to Brandi Jackson. April 14: Michael & Paul...

  • 1983

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    Michael is baptized a Jeovah Witness at the Kingdom Hall of Los Angeles. Michael hires Marlon Brando's son, Miko Bando Early January: The single Billie Jean is released by Epic and Michael shoots a video for the song directed by Steve Barron. February:...

  • 1984

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    Michael launches his own company MJJ PRODUCTIONS with Bill Bray & Miko Brando as first employees. Michael becomes the godfather of Frank Cascio, the son of Dominic Cascio, a banquet manager at the Palace Hotel in New York . January 10: Michael visits...

  • 1985

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    A new resident moves in Hayvenhurst, Bubbles the chimp. He becomes Michael’s constant companion! Michael accepts to star in Captain EO, a 3D short film produced by Disney. He visits George Lucas at his Skywalker Ranch and records two songs for the project....

  • 1986

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    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...

  • 1987

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Michael buys a new condominium in Century City nicknamed the “Hideout”. January 05 : Michael, Quincy Jones & Bruce Swedien start recording the "Bad" album at the Westlake Studio in Los Angeles January 09: Michael attends the American Cinema Awards with...

  • 1988

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    Michael becomes friend with Deepak Choprah. January: Jermaine, Margaret & Jeremy moves in Hayvenhurst (in Janet’s bedroom). Some time later, Latoya leaves the family home after an argument between Joe & her manager Jack Gordon and goes living in New York...

  • 1989

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    January 2: MTV premieres the video of Leave Me Alone although the single is only released in Europe . 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,...

  • 1990

    30 juin 2007 ( #mjjtimeline )

    Randy’s girlfriend Alejandra gives birth to a baby girl names Genevieve while his wife Eliza gives birth to another baby girl Steveanna.Dee Dee files for divorce after finding Tito with another woman… January: Michael is presented with the MTV’s Video...

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