1983 – Michael Jackson’s single “Beat It” was certified Gold by the RIAA.
1986 – Michael with Emmanuel Lewis & aides stay at the Hemsley Palace Hotel.
2003 – Michael files a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court against Universal Music Group. The suit claimed that the company owed him royalties for the re-release of songs Jackson had made in the 1970s.
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