Today In Michael Jackson History (January 9th)

1987 – Michael attends the 4th American Cinema Awards ceremony with Sophia Loren & Sylvester Stallone held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Ca.


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1992 – The Rolling Stone magazine featured Michael on the cover story Michael Jackson; the making of ‘king of pop’.

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1997 – Michael arrives at Heathrow Airport in London, UK.

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2001 – It is confirmed that Michael will address The Oxford Union together with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the man who’s shaken the Jewish establishment on both sides of the Atlantic.

It is at this event that the duo will announce the official launch of their new foundation, “Heal The Kids”. The event is scheduled for March 06, 2001.


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2002 – The King of Pop made a special appearance at the “29th Annual American Music Awards” and was presented with the “Artist of the Century” Award.

At the 29th annual American Music Awards, which took place at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles (USA), Michael Jackson was awarded the ‘Artist of the Century Award’. Actor/ comedian Chris Tucker had the honor of presenting the award to his friend:

Michael Jackson is the biggest selling artist of all time. And Thriller remains the largest selling album all over the world. For his outstanding musical contributions in the 1970’s, ’80’s and ’90’s the American Music Awards presents Michael Jackson with this year’s ‘Artist Of The Century Award’. Ladies and gentlemen would you please welcome a good friend of mine, the King Of Pop, Mr. Michael Jackson.

Michael came out on stage blowing kisses to the fans. Dressed in solid silver sequenced jacket with gold sequenced military stripes and armband, his pants were tight black leather, his black boots blending in perfectly. His hair was shoulder length and straight. Michael, of course, acknowledges his fans in the wings holding up signs for him.

As he took to the stage to accept his award, Michael was greeted with a standing ovation from the cheering crowd before he began his speech, thanking a long list of people, including actor Marlon Brando – “my other father” – and then split:

“First I would like to say; Chris Tucker, you are the funniest man in the world. Larry Cline, Dick Clark. [to Chris Tucker, handing him the award] Can you hold this for me? [while reaching in his pocket for a piece of paper] I’d like to thank people that are very important in my life. My mother and father, John McClain, Nicoletta Sotille, Rodney Jerkins, I think you’re a musical genius, and Teddy Riley. I love you Quincy Jones, you’re amazing. Trudy Green, Howard Kaufman, Suzzane De Passe, Tony Jones, Diana Ross, Marlon Brando, Gladys Knight, and my other father, Marlon Brando, I love you.”


1998 – “The Michael Jackson Mix” 40 of Michael’s early solo’s and J5 recordings hit #27 in the U.K.

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1993 Michael Jackson and Oprah Winfrey attend a photoshoot to promote their upoming TV Special for ABC.

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2008 – Michael Jackson Is Negotiating Concerts in London’s O2 Arena.

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Michael Jackson plans to present himself for a month in London, possibly earning a fee of $ 30 million, reports the tabloid. The singer would do a little tour of 30 dates at the O2 Arena located in the British capital this year. A source tells British newspaper News Of The World, “Michael will be back soon soon. He is working hard in the studio. He’s still a pop legend and wants us to remember him for his music, not their problems”.
Raymone Bain responded to the rumors saying that there are negotiations, but no dates and nothing concrete yet. If confirmed, will assume the information given last December by a close friend of Jackson, when she said the star had exciting projects for Europe in 2008.

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Source: Michael Jackson For All Time / MJJEternal / MJJCommunity / MJJTime / MJ-Upbeat.com

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One Comment

  1. Michaeljackson.Com July 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM - Reply

    Michael Jackson is definitely the king. When i listen his tracks i feel as he is still alive. Definitely one of the best pop music superstars ever!

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