Mid January : Michael leaves his townhouse in Manhattan and after a few days of vacation at Neverland, he resumes the recording sessions in Los Angeles with Bruce Swedien.
February : Janet completes the filming of “Nutty Professor 2” (NP2) and she goes to Flyte Time Studios to record “Doesn’t Really Matter” for the NP2 soundtrack.
February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince’s 3rd birthday at Neverland.
February 27 : A whole episode of E True Hollywood Story is dedicated to LaToya and features an interview of Katherine at Hayvenhurst where she speaks for the first time about LaToya’s reconciliation with the family.
March : Michael stops the recording and leaves for Europe with Grace, Prince & Paris. They spend time with the Chaplin family in Switzerland.
March 31 : Michael takes Prince & Paris to a zoo in Hamburg, . While in town they stays at the Schleiter family house with Anton & Frantcheska.
April 03 : Michael hosts a party for Paris 2nd birthday in Hamburg at the Schleiter family house.
May 7 : Michael takes Prince & Paris to the famous Knie Circus in Zurich.
May 8 : Michael arrives in Monaco with Prince, Paris, Grace, Bob Jones, Karen Faye, Michael Bush & german business man Dieter Wiesner.
May 10 : Prince Albert of presents Michael with the Artist Of The Millenium Award at the very end of the World Music Awards ceremony.
May 12 : Michael goes to London with Prince, Paris & Grace & they visit his good friend Mark Lester and his family.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 34th birthday with friends in NYC.
May 21 : “Doesn’t Really Matter” is released as the 1st single from the Nutty Professor II Soundtrack. It peaks at #1 on Hot 100 Billboard.
May 22 : Janet & Eddie Murphy are guests on the Oprah Winfrey Show (in Chicago) to promote NP2.
May 26 : Michael escorts Dame Elizabeth Taylor to a tribute concert honoring her at the Royal Albert Hall in London .
May 30 : Michael becomes a key investor and partner of HollywoodTicket.com Inc
May 31 : Rene Elizondo reveals during a press conference that he & Janet secretly got married on March 31, 1991 and that they are filing for divorce.
June : Michael & the kids go to switzerland before going back to Neverland.
Marcel Avram sue Michael for breach of contract of the Millenium Concerts and asks for $21 million.
June 3 : Janet presents an award to Keanu Reeves at the MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City.
June 4/5 : Janet shoots the video for “Doesn’t Really Matter” in L.A.
The video is directed by Joseph Khan and choreographed by Swawnette.
June 10 : Janet & Rene are on the cover of Jet Magazine.
June 15 : Janet gives an interview to Ed Gordon on BET.
Janet starts working on a new album with Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam.
June 28 : The video for “Doesn’t Really Matter” is premiered on MTV’s Making The Video.
July 7 : Janet goes to NYC to promote NP2.
She gives an interview to Z100 radio and attends a Britney Spears concert.
July 10 : Janet is a guest on MTV’s TRL in Times Square.
The single of Doesn’t Really Matter reaches number 1 on Hot 100 Billboard!
July 11 : Janet gives an interview to Hot 97 in NYC.
July 12 : Janet gives a press conference for NP2.
July 21 : Janet is photographed for USA Weekend in Los Angeles.
July 24 : Janet and father Joe Jackson attend the “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps” Premiere at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City.
July 25 : Janet attends an NSYNC concert at the Madison Square Garden in NYC.
July 28 : Janet is a guest on the Today Show with Matt Lauer.
NP2 is released in theatres across the US and tops the Box Office!
July 29 : Michael takes the kids to the Siegfried & Roy magical show at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.
July 31 : Janet is on the cover of Jet magazine with the characters of NP2.
August 1 : Janet tapes a performance of “Doesn’t Really Matter” in a Los Angeles studio for British Show Top Of The Pops.
Janet is photographed for Honey Magazin
August 24 : Janet is in Paris to promote NP2.
August 25 : In Paris, Janet gives a press conference with NP2’s director Peter Segal and she also gives an interview to NRJ radio.
August 27 : Michael invites Rabby Schmuley Boteach & his family to spend one week at Neverland so they can work on their projects for the children (a book and a new foundation). The same day, he invites 10 year old cancer victim Gavin Arvizo & his family (his parents Janet & David, his brother Star & his sister Davellin).
Gavin & Star ask him to sleep over in his room, Michael offer them his bed and sleeps on the floor with Frank Cascio.
August 29 : The Arvizo and Boteach kids arrange a small party for Michael 42nd birthday at Neverland with the Cascios, Prince & Paris.
Early September : Michael resumes recording sessions on his new album in L.A and asks Teddy Riley to work with him.
September 7 : Janet opens the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony with a performance of “Doesn’t Really Matter” at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
September 30 : Michael sells his merchandising rights to Dieter Wiesner who creates MJ NET Entertainment.
October 07 : Alejandra gives birth to Jermajesty and takes him home to Hayvenhurst to live with Genevieve, Randy Jr, Donte, Jaafar, Jermaine, Katherine & Joe.
October 28 : Michael & Elizabeth Taylor attend the Carousel Of Hope charity gala at the Hilton Hotel of Beverly Hills.
November : Michael, Frank, Grace & the kids go back to NYC and check in the Four Seasons Hotel.
Michael resumes recording sessions for his new album in NYC.
Janet is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
November 20 : Michael attends Schmuley Boteach birthday party at his home in the New Jersey .
November 21 :Michael presents 6 songs from his new album to Sony Music excecutives in New York .
In the evening he attends the launching of his new foundation “Heal The Kids” with Shmuley Boteach & Frank Cascio at his publicist Howard Rubenstein’s house.
November 25 : Michael & the kids spend Thanksgiving dinner at Shmuley Boteach home in New Jersey .
November 30 : Michael attends the Angel Ball Fundraiser with Schmuley Boteach and Denise Rich in NYC. N’Sync present him an award and Michael gets to see President Clinton, Elie Wiesel and Professor Stanley Greenspan.
December 2 : Michael attends Tommy Mottola’s wedding at the Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York .
December 10 : Janet attends the premiere of “The Emperor’s New Groove” movie in Los Angeles.
Late december : Rene Elizondo sues Janet for 10 millions dollars claiming that she manipulated him into signing a pre-nuptial agreement back in 1990. He also threatens her to write a tell all book about her…
December 19 : Michael makes an appearance on the stage of the Madison Square Garden in New York at the end of the charity concert Miracle On the 34th Street and hugs Whitney Houston & Destiny’s Child.
December 24/25 : Michael, Grace & the kids celebrate Christmas at the Cascio family home in Franlin Lake in New Jersey.