1995

In order to avoid a new controversy, Michael decides to settle secretly a new lawsuit by Bianca Francia who claimed Michael touched her son Jason back in 1990. She accepts to withdraw her complaint against 2 millions dollars

“Stop In the Name of Love” is released as the ninth studio album by LaToya. The album, which was recorded and mixed in Sweden is a collection of dance-style well-known Motown covers, The entire album was recorded in one hour.

  • January 16 :

Janet attends the CORE Ambassadorial Reception Award Dinner in New York City.

She is on the cover of Ebony Magazine

  • January 20-24 :

Michael & Lisa Marie welcome King Nana Amon Ndoufou in Los Angeles .

  • January 31 : 

“Whoops Now” is released as the 8th & final single from “Janet” along with a video directed by Yuri Elizondo.

  • February 6 :

Michael & Lisa Marie visit lawyer Johnnie Cochran at his new office in L.A.

  • Australia/Asia Leg

    • February 6-Brisbane, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 7-Brisbane, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 10-Sydney, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 11-Sydney, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 12-Sydney, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 15-Sydney, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 17-Melbourne, AUS- Melbourne Park
    • February 18-Melbourne, AUS – Melbourne Park
    • February 20-Melbourne, AUS- Melbourne Park
    • February 21-Adelaide, AUS- Entertainment Centre
    • February 23-Perth, AUS-Burswood Dome

 

  • February 23 :

Michael previews several new songs from his new album at the NARM convention where he is presented with an Humanitarian Award.

  • March 2 :

Michael attends little Craig Fleming’s funeral.

  • European Leg
    • March 8 – Oslo, Norway-Oslo Spektrum
    • March 9 – Copenhagen, Denmark-Valbyhallen
    • March 11 – Stockholm, Sweden-Globe Arena
    • March 14 – Berlin, Germany]] – Velodrome
    • March 16 – Hambourg, Germany-Sports Palace
    • March 21 – Rotterdam, NET-Ahoy
    • March 22 – Rotterdam, NET-Ahoy
    • March 25 – Toulouse, France
    • March 26 – Barcelona, Spain
    • March 29 – Marseille, France-Le Dome
    • March 31 – Zurich, Switzerland
    • April 1 – Munich, Germany-Olympiahalle
    • April 4 – Sheffield, England-Sheffield Arena
    • April 7 – Birmingham, England-NEC Arena
    • April 8 – London, England-Wembley Arena
    • April 10 – Paris, France-Palais Omnisport de Bercy
    • April 11 – Stuttgart, Germany-Schleyerhalle
    • April 13 – Frankfurt, Germany-Festhalle
    • April 15 – Dortmund, Germany-Westfalenhalle
    • April 16 – Ghent, Belgium-Flander’s Expo
    • April 19 -London, England-Wembley Arena
    • April 20 -London, England-Wembley Arena
    • April 22 -London, England-Wembley Arena

 

  • March 13 :

Janet Remixed is released in Europe.

  • March 16 :

Janet performs “Whoops Now” on Top Of The Pops in London.

  • March 18 :

Alejandra and Jermaine get married in a secret ceremony at the Hotel Bel Air causing Randy to leave Hayvenhurst!

Some time after, Joe brings a baby boy from Las Vegas to Hayvenhurst. Donte Williams, born on June 13, 1992 is adopted by Joe & Katherine but raised by Jermaine & Alejandra.

  • March 28 :

Michael hosts a party at Neverland to celebrate the end of the recoding of his new album titled History.

  • April :

While in Paris Janet is a guest on French Tv show “Nulles Part Ailleurs” and she also performs “Whoops Now” on TF1.

LaToya starts her Live Exotic Club Tour in Pensylvania and is booed by the male crowd when she refused to strip and remove her clothes…

  • April 18-20 :

Michael & Lisa Marie welcome 46 youth from 17 countrries at Neverland for the World Children Congress.

  • April 23 :

After 123 concerts on 4 continents, Janet, Rene & the Kids leave London and fly back to L.A.

  • May :

Michael is on the cover of VIBE magazine with exclusive pictures taken with Quincy Jones & his daughter Kidada.

  • May 12 :

Janet & Rene attend the Essence Awards in Los Angeles where Janet is presented with an award

  • May 15-20 :

Michael & Janet shoot the video for Scream, directed by Mark Romanek.

  • May 19 :

Scream, The first single from the album History is officially launched on radios worldwide.

  • May 25 :

Michael, Lisa Marie & her daughter Danielle go to the Six Flags Amusement Park in Los Angeles .

  • May 31 :

Scream/Childhood is released worldwide.

  • Early June :

Michael shoots the video for Childhood directed by Nicholas Brandt in Los Angeles .

The History teaser begins airing in US theatres and on TV around the world.

Janet goes to Minneapolis with Rene to record two new songs for a greatest hits album.

  • June 14 :

Michael & Lisa Marie give an interview to ABC’s Primetime Live with Diane Sawyer. The Scream video is premiered. A new controversy arises about some lyrics to the song They Don’t Care About Us that would be anti-Semitic which Michael categorically denies.

  • June 15 :

The History album is released worldwide. Huge statues of Michael are held in some European cities.

Both Life & Hello carry the same pictures of Michael & Lisa kissing ( taken by Harry Benson )

  • June 16 :

Michael is on the cover of Entertainment Weekly.

  • June 22 :

Michael appears at the VH1 Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to perform We Are The World with Boys 2 Men and he also receives an award from Morgan Freeman for his charity efforts.

  • July 10

Michael & Lisa Marie attends the opening of the Magic Johnson Sony Theatre in Los Angeles .

  • July 12 :

Michael & Lisa Marie shoot the video for You Are Not Alone and they also appear on the cover of Jet magazine.

  • July 25 :

Michael attends a press conference in New York City to announce the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards nominations + a special HBO concert planned at the Beacon Theatre on December 10.

  • July 26 :

ABC airs a special feature called Michael Jackson Changes History during which Michael gives an interview to Bill Bellamy and premieres the video for You Are Not Alone.

  • July 31-August 6 :

After an argument with Lisa Marie, Michael flies to Disneyland Paris to take a break.

  • August :

Janet shoots a video for the song Runaway with the Kids.

  • August 15 :

“You Are Not Alone” is released as the 2nd single from “History” and directly reaches number 1 on the Billboard.

  • August 17 :

Michael chats with his fans on the Internet.

He shoots the video for Earth Song directed by Nicholas Brandt.

  • August 29 :

“Runaway” is released as the 1st single from “Design Of A Decade 1986-1996” along with the video.

  • September 7 :

Michael & Janet attend the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City with Lisa Marie & Rene . MJ opens the ceremony with a 20 minutes long medley (including Dangerous & You Are Not Alone) and accepts an award with Janet for Scream.

  • September 23 :

Michael performs You Are Not Alone at the BET 15th Anniversary Special in Washington

  • October 10 :

“Design Of A Decade 1986-1996” is released by A&M Records as well as a VHS featuring all the videos from the Control & Rhythm Nation eras.

Janet goes to Australia to promote Design Of A Decade. She tapes an intervew on Rockp Pop Studio TV show.

  • October 31 :

Michael performs Dangerous & You Are Not Alone at the Soul Train 25TH Anniversary Special.

  • November :

Janet is on the cover of Jet & US magazines.

  • November 27 :

The single & video of Earth Song are released in Europe .

  • November 4 :

Michael is in Munich () where he performs Dangerous and Earth Song. Backstage, he meets Laurent Hopman and Anton Schleiter, son of son of Hamburg-based Sony music exec Wolfgang Schleiter,

  • Mid November :

Michael & Sony merge their song catalogues. The new joint publishing venture is estimated at $600 millions!

  • December 4 :

Michael is rehearsing the HBO concert at the Beacon Theatre with French artist Mime Marceau and they welcome the media.

  • December 6 :

Michael collapses while rehearsing the concert and he is rushed to the Beth Israel Medical Center . He is suffering from gastro-enteritis, dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.

Janet cancels her appearance at the Billboard Awards after hearing that Michael had a stroke. She visits him at the hospital.

Lisa Marie also visits him and she asks a divorce! Michael decides to postpone the concert.

  • December 18 :

Michael goes resting at Disneyland Paris with the Cascio kids (Frank, Eddie, Dominic Jr, Aldo & Marie Nicole)

  • December 24/25 :

Michael celebrates Christmas at Neverland with the Cascios.

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