Dream Street Promotion (1984-1985)

January 11, 1984 : At the first annual Black Gold Awards, produced by Dick Clark, Michael wins four awards (but does not attend). Janet is presented with the hottest female newcomer of the year award at the Black Gold Awards in Los Angeles (with a video congratulations from Michael).

January 16, 1984 : Michael, Janet & LaToya attend the American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with Brooke Schields and Emmanuel Lewis.

February 7, 1984 : Michael goes to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Natural History to receive awards from CBS & The Guineess Book Of World Records to celebrates Thriller as the largest-selling album of all time (25 millions at the time) Among the many guest are Michael’s date for the evening Brooke Schields, & the whole Jackson family (including LaToya, Rebbie & Janet).

February 26, 1984 : Katherine, LaToya, Janet & Michael attend the premiere of Pepsi’s Jacksons commercial at a black-tie event for 1000 bottlers at New York City ’s Lincoln Center .

Janet appears in Diff’rent Strokes episode titled “The Wedding Part 2”.

February 28, 1984 : In the company of Brooke Schields & Emmanuel Lewis, Michael attends the Grammy Awards ceremony broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium of Los Angeles.

He wins an unprecedented 8 awards. On stage he shares his triumph with producer Quincy Jones and even invites his sisters Janet, LaToya & Rebbie to joins him.

May 28, 1984 : Janet & LaToya appear on the cover of Jet magazine.

July, 1984 : Janet joins the cast of musical TV show “Fame” on NBC. She plays the part of Cleo Hewitt. She also starts recording a second album for A&M.

July 23, 1984 : Janet appears on the cover of Jet Magazine.

August 31, 1984 : Janet performs Don’t Stand Another Chance on Much More Music in Toronto, Canada.

September 15, 1984 : Janet performs her new single Don’t Stand Another Chance & Dream Street  on American Bandstand.

September 29, 1984 : Season 4 premiere of “Fame” featuring Janet is aired on NBC.In the first episode Janet/Cleo performs  her new single “Two To The Power Of Love” with Jesse Borrego taking Cliff Richard’s place.

October 23, 1984 : Janet gives an interview on the Bryant Gumbel show.

October 27, 1984 : In Fame new episode “The Heart Of Rock N Roll”, Janet/Cleo performs “Don’t Stand Another Chance”.

November 10, 1984  : Janet performs Don’t Stand Another Chance on the Soul Train Show.

January 26, 1985 : In Fame’s new episode “The Heart Of Rock N Roll II”, Janet/Cleo performs a rendition of Jackson 5 hit “I Want You Back”.

January 28, 1985 : Janet attends the American Music Awards with James & LaToya.

February 2, 1985 : Janet is a guest star on a two part episode of ABS series “Love Boat”. She plays the character Della. The episodes were shot on location in Scandinavia & Russia.

March 28, 1985 : Janet attends the premiere of “The Last Dragon” with James.

May 25, 1985 : In Fame’s season 4 finale, Janet/Cleo performs “Dream Street”. This is Janet first ever promotional music video and also her last appearance on the show.

October 27, 1985 : Janet supports LaToya by performing background vocals on her song “Baby Sister” during a live performance at the 16th annual World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan.

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