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May 27, 1974

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On this day in 1974, Lisa Marie Presley, age 5, met Michael Jackson, age 11, for the first time in Las Vegas after a performance by the Jackson 5. Elvis had taken his [...]

May 30, 1987

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On this day in 1987, The Los Angeles Times reported that Michael Jackson had offered $50,000 for the bones of John Merrick, known as “The Elephant Man,” who had [...]

November 30, 1982

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On this day in 1982, Michael Jackson’s Thriller was released! Released on Epic Records, Thriller was recorded at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California [...]

August 14, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Paul McCartney shared a financial secret with Michael Jackson to invest in publishing. Jackson had flown to England to record the song ‘Say, Say, [...]

May 2, 1989

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Today in 1989, Michael Jackson walked into a Zales jewelry store in Simi Valley, California, wearing a wig with a red ball cap, a fake mustachio and false teeth. When police [...]

March 19, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Michael Jackson began construction on his 2,800-acre ranch and private amusement park in Santa Barbara, CA, which he would name “Neverland” [...]

February 26, 1983

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Today in 1983, Michael Jackson’s Thriller went to No. 1 on the U.S. album charts. The record would go on to become the most successful album of all time, with more than [...]

January 5, 1975

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Today in 1975, The Wiz, an all-black musical version of The Wizard of Oz, opened on Broadway. The production would go on to win seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. It [...]

March 25, 1991.

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On this day in 1991, Michael jackson escorted Madonna to the Academy [...]

March 7, 1985

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On this day in 1985, The song ‘We are the World’ was released. Written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, it was recorded for charity purposes to support the battle [...]
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