1998 – Michael Jackson and his financial partner Don Barden announced their intentions to build an entertainment Neverneverland called “Majestic Kingdom” in Detroit.
2009 – A public memorial service is held for musician Michael Jackson at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California broadcast live around the world. The service included many of the best known entertainers in the world today and is to big to list but included Larry King, Barbara Walters, Kobe Bryant, Mariah Carey, Magic Johnson, Lionel Richie, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Stevie Wonder.
1997 – Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller” was certified 25 times platinum by the RIAA.
1998 – Michael Jackson’s father, Joseph Jackson, was hospitalized after suffering a mild stroke. ——————
Source: themjsanctuary / MJ-Upbeat.com