Deepak Choprah introduces Grace Rwaramba to Michael and she is hired as a secretary at MJJ Productions.
January : Michael is on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
Anton Furst, the director of MidKnight commits suicide which puts the film on ice.
January 11 : Janet is presented with the Chairman’s Award at 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.
January 14 : “Remember The Time” is released as the second single from the “Dangerous” album.
February 2: Fox, BET & MTV simultaneously premiere the 9 minute short film for “Remember The Time”. It peaks at #3 on Hot 100 Billboard.
February 3 : Michael holds a press conference at Radio City Music Hall in New York to announce his new endorsement deal with Pepsi + his new world tour to raise funds for his newly formed Heal The World Foundation.
While in NYC, Michael spends time with the Cascio family.
February 5 : Michael is in Washington D.C to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from NABOB (National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters) Reverend Jesse Jackson present him the award.
February 10 : Michael departs from Los Angeles for a one week tour of Africa (with Brett Barnes).
February 11 : Michael is welcomed by 100 000 people when he arrives in Libreville in Congo. President Omar Bongo presents him with a Medal Of Honour at the Ambassador’s Hall in the Presidential Palace.
February 14 : Michael is crowned King Sanwi on the Ivory Coas by tribal chief Amon N’Djafolk. Based on mystic readings and possible DNA tests, a tribal chief asserted that he was a descendent of Sanwi royalty and invited him to be crowned king-in-waiting.
February 16 : Michael returns Abidjan and takes a break to spend some time with orphaned and abandoned children, then Michael invites groups of orphans to his hotel at the International Hotel in Abidjan.
February 17 : Michael arrives in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, where he is received by Prime Minister Hassan Diria. President Ali Hassan Mwinyi honores Michael and visits him at his hotel.ago.
Michael is on the cover of Jet Magazine for ” Remember The Time ” : Michael Jackson’s New Video Remember The Time When Blacks Were Kings And Queens
February 18 : Michael visits a school for orphans in Sinza in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam.
During his trip to Africa, Michael visited medical centers, schools, churches, institutions for children & educational NGOs for children with disabilities.
February 19: Michael arrives in London with Brett Barnes and they check in the Dorchester Hotel.
LaToya is a guest on French TV show TV show “Stars 90” filmed in Paris.
February 20 : Michael appears on the cover of Jet magazine with Eddie Murphy & Iman.
Michael & Brett visit Hamleys Toy Store and Rock Circus on Picadilly Circus
February 21 : Michael visits Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.
February 22 : Michael visits comedian Benny Hill at the Royal Brompton Hospital
February 23 : Michael flies back to Los Angeles.
February 25 : LaToya is in Paris to announce her upcoming revue at Moulin Rouge.
March 6 : LaToya performs her own revue, ‘Formidable’, at the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris.
March 10 : Janet is presented with the Sammy Davis Jr Heritage Award during the Sixth Annual Soul Train Music Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
March 15 : LaToya attends the funeral of artist Denise Weber in Paris.
March 16 : Michael is on the cover of Jet magazine with an interview in Africa.
March 23 : Janet attends the “White Men Can’t Jump” Westwood Premiere at Avco Center Cinemas in Westwood.
March 28 : Janet & Rene attend the Seventh Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood,
March 29 : Michael films the video for “In The Closet” directed by Herb Ritts and featuring Naomi Campbell. He has dinner with the winner of a MTV Contest.
April 9 : “In The Closet” Is released as the 3rd single from the “Dangerous” album. It peaks at #6 on Hot 100 Billboard.
April 14 : Janet begins to film the movie “Poetic Justice” directed by John Singleton in Los Angeles and featuring Tupac Shakur & Q-Tip.
During the filming, she shares an appartment with her friends Tina Landon, Tish Oliver & Jossie Harris.
April 20 : Michael is in Chicago to film the video for Jam featuring Michael Jordan, Kriss Kross and rapper Heavy D. Jimmy Safechuck, Brett Barnes, Macauley Culkin & Wade Robson visit him on the set.
While in Chicago, Michael visits Macauley Culkin on the set of “Home Alone 2”.
April 23 : The “In The Closet” short film is premiered on FOX, MTV & BET.
May : The single “Someone Put Your Hand Out” is released in Europe as an exclusive Pepsi promotional single, to promote the upcoming Dangerous World Tour.
Michael is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
Michael meets Jordy Chandler and they exchange phone numbers.
Michael starts the Dangerous Tour rehearsals in L.A with Kenny Ortega, Lavelle Smith, Greg Phillinganes and Brad Buxer.
May 1 : Michael is in Washington to accept a Point Of Light Award from President Bush. While in Washington , Michael visits a little girl, Raynal Pope, who was mauled by dogs.
May 6 : Michael covers the funeral costs of Ramon Sanchez who was killed by a stray bullet during the LA riots.
May 12 : Michael films a new Pepsi commercial called “Dreams” in Los Angeles. During a break on set, he is presented with a commemorative plaque from Italian Singer Gianni Morandi.
May 16 : Michael tapes his rehearsals at At Culver Studios.
May 23 : Michael poses for pictures with one of builders of Neverland Valley Park’s, Rob Swimson.
June : Michael shoots the video for “Who Is It” (directed by David Fincher).
Dangerous Tour rehearsals continue in L.A.
“The Jacksons An American Dream” mini series is filmed at Hayvenhurst.
June 3 : Michael goes to Manhattan in NYC to attend “One To One” gala where he is awarded for his charity work. And then he goes to Tavern On The Green and Plaza Oak with Donald Trump & Elizabeth Taylor.
June 18 : “Dancing The Dream”, a book of poetry & essays from Michael Jackson is published by Doubleday.
June 19 : The “Jam” video is premiered on FOX, BET & MTV.
June 23 : Michael arrives in London to hold a press conference about his Heal The World Foundation (he takes Brett Barnes with him on tour)
June 24 : Michael & his entourage arrive in Munich . Travelling with him are Brett Barnes, Bob Jones, Bill Bray, Wayne Nagin, Karen Faye, Michael Bush & the whole tour crew.
Jermaine visits LaToya backstage at her Moulin Rouge revue in Paris.
June 25 : Michael films the video for ‘Give In To Me with” Slash in Munich .
June 26 : Michael presents a cheque to the Mayor of Munich for the city’s needy children at the capital’s City Hall.
June 27 : Michael kicks off the Dangerous World Tour at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany.
June 29 : Michael visits Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam to donate £100 000.
June 30/July 1 : Concerts in Rotterdam, Holland.
July : The new Jackson/Pepsi commercials “Dreams” & “I’ll Be There” are aired on TV.
“The Best Things In Life Are Free”, a duet between Janet & Luther Vandross is released and becomes a big hit even though Janet does not appear in the video.
LaToya is on the cover of Ebony Magazine about her new life in Paris performing a revue titled “Formidable” at the famous Moulin Rouge Cabaret.
LaToya leaves Paris and goes back to New York. She was to perform two shows a night, six nights a week and was the highest paid performer in the cabaret’s history earning a reported $5 million. Though Formidable was successful, selling out on most nights, LaToya departed half-way into her year-long contract owing the nightclub $550,000 in damages.
July 4 : Last day of filming for the “Poetic Justice” movie.
July 13 : “Jam” is released as the 4th single from the “Dangerous” album. It peaks at #26 on Hot 100 Billboard.
July 4 : Concert in Rome, Italy.
July 6/7 : Concerts in Monza, Italy.
July 9 : Michael takes Brett Barnes to Phantasialand in Cologne.
July 11 : Concert in Cologne, Germany.
July 13 : The “Who Is It” video is premiered on BBC2 but Michael withdraws it the day after.
July 15 : Concert in Oslo, Norway.
July 17/18 : Concerts in Stockholm, Sweden.
July 20 : Concert in Copenhagen, Denmark.
July 22 : Concert in Werchter, England.
July 25 : Concert in Dublin, Ireland.
July 26 : Michael visits Disneyland Paris for the first time with Brett Barnes.
July 29 : Michael arrives to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in London with Mickey & Minnie characters! Later he checks in the Dorchester Hotel.
July 30 : Concert at the Wembley arena in London. Janet, Rene & Tina attend the show.
August 3 : LaToya & Jack Gordon attend “Follies” at Palace Theater in New York City.
August 31 : “Who Is It” is released in Europe as the 5th single from the “Dangerous” album
Michael phones to Ryan White’s mother during her appearance at the Maury Povich US TV Show.
LaToya is spotted at Savoy Hotel in London.
Janet and Rene Elizondo participate to “Earthwalk” in L.A.
Alejandra Loaiza gives birth to Randy Jackson Jr in Colombia, South America.
When Randy learns about it, he flies to Colombia and take Alejandra back to California with their children Genevieve & Randy Jr.
Katherine, Joseph, Jackie, Lea Bongo, Jermaine & Margaret gather at Hayvenhurst to watch their life story on TV!
December : Janet & Rene arrive in Minneapolis so start the recording sessions of Janet’s next album. They stay at Jimmy Jam’s home.
While taping an Exotic Club Tour in Minneapolis Latoya visits Janet, also in town recording her album, to ask for help in escaping Gordon. Janet gets mad at La Toya, accusing her elder sister of recording their conversation
Michael arrives in Tokyo, Japan and checks in the Capitol Hotel.
December 24-31 : Janet & Rene leave Minneappolis and fly to Anguila for the holidays.