The final years/This Is it : 2005-2009

2005

June 19 : Michael, Grace & the kids secretly leave the US and fly to Paris where they check in the Crillon Hotel.

June 29 : Michael, Grace & the kids leave Paris and go to Manama , the capital of Barhain as guests to Prince Abdullah (a friend of Jermaine).

Early July : Grace takes Prince & Paris to Los Angeles where they get to see Debbie for the first time in years at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

July 11 : Michael Jackson is being sued for $48m in fees by a financial firm that claims the singer owes the money for assistance in refinancing bank debts and claiming a larger stake in a library of The Beatles songs. The company, Prescient Acquisition Group (also known as Prescient Capital Corp), filed a lawsuit against Jackson in the US District Court in Manhattan on Monday evening. According to the lawsuit, the company was employed by Jackson’s MJ Publishing Trust in November 2004 to help him secure financing of $537.5m through another company. The money from the refinancing allowed the singer to pay off bank debts and buy the other half of The Beatles library of songs, which he did not already own. The company has claimed that Jackson and MJ Publishing Trust have not honoured a deal which was agreed, promising Prescient fees worth 9 per cent of the completed financing.

July 20 : In New Orleans , judge Fallon is furious that neither Michael nor any of his layers attended a court proceeding in the Joseph Bartucci case.

Judge Melville orders Sneddon to give back any material belonging to Michael & raided at Neverland except the 1993 body pictures…

July 25 : Sony releases a new double CD Greatest Hits titled “The Essential” as well as the live DVD of The Dangerous Tour in Bucharest .

Birth of London Blue Salas, first son of Stacee Brown & Rex Salas and first grandson of Rebbie & Nathaniel.

August 3 : Two jury members are about to publish a book to say they think Michael is guilty which causes a great controversy…

August 18 : Court Hearing in the Joseph Bartucci case in New Orleans . Judge Eldon Fallon fines Michael $ 10 000 for failing to be represented at a previous hearing.

Michael’s new attorney is Charles Gay & Bartucci’s new attorney is William Pigg.

August 20 : Michael has lunch at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai with a Bahraini delegation.

August 23 : Janet Arvizo is charged with a five counts complaint of welfare fraud by the Los Angeles District Attorney.

August 29 : Michael turns 47. He just spent one week in Dubai with Prince Abdullah & top Arab motor sport personality Mohamed Ben Sulayem.

September 6 : Raymone Bain announces that Michael has penned a new charity song named “From The Bottom Of My Heart” for the victims of the hurricane Katrina in New Orleans . He wants to record the song within the next two weeks with other recording superstars and will release it on 2 Seas Records, a label owned by Prince Abdullah & Jermaine Jackson.

September 16 : Michael phones to Linda Deutsch from the Associated Press through Raymone Bain.

September 23 : Michael is at the Dorchester Hotel in London to give a deposition for Marc Schaffel’s suit. He’s accompanied by his lawyers Thomas Mesereau & Michael Sydow while Schaffel is accompanied by his lawyer Howard King & Dieter Wiesner.

During this 3 week stay in London, Michael makes several visits to Metropolis Studios in Chiswick to record his part in the Hurricane Katrina single now renamed “I Have This Dream”.

October 6 : Michael is at the Dorchester Hotel in London with Grace, Prince, Paris , Blanket, Raymone , Thomas Mesereau & Prince Abdullah.

October 7 : Michael is mobbed by his fans when he goes out of his hotel to go to the legendary recording studio of Abbey Road

October 8 : Michael & Grace take the kids to see the stage show of Billy Elliot. They are accompanied by Mark Lester & his family.

October 9 : Michael goes to Madame Tussaud wax museum with the kids, Raymone, Grace & Prince Abdullah.

October 12 : Michael takes Prince, Paris & Blanket to Harrods where they are greeted by owner Mohamed Al Fayed.

October 16 : Michael & Grace take Prince, Paris & Blanket to see the movie Wallace & Grommit.

October 18 : Michael & his entourage leave London .

October 20 : Michael has once again been summoned to appear in court – but this time as a juror. Thomas Mesereau informs that Michael won’t be be able to attend because he’s seeking permanent resident in Bahrain.

October 27 : Michael’s lawyer Brent Ayscough confirms that Michael has filed a counter suit against Marc Schaffel , accusing him of concealing and misappropriating funds and he has also settled a lawsuit filed by an antiques dealer who alleged he had not fully paid for $380,000 worth of goods.

While in Barhain, Michael coordinates the recording of I Have This Dream in Los Angeles with artists such as R Kelly. The O’Jays, Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Shirley Caesar, James Ingram et Babyface. He also renames the song I Have A Dream.

November 5 : Michael & the kids are back in Dubai where they stay at the One and Only Royal Mirage.

November 12 : Michael has to be escorted by the police after mistakenly entering a ladies room in the Egyptian Court of Ibn Battuta Mall (Dubai)

November 14 : Michael attends the Dubai Desert Rally racing tournament at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi hotel in Dubai with close friend and renowned UAE rally driver Mohammad Ben Sulayem and Saeed Hareb, managing director of the Dubai International Marine Club.

November 15 : Michael & the kids arrive in Muscat (Oman) where they stay at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Michael’s longtime head of security and father figure Bill Bray dies at the end of 80. Michael has a nervous breakdown when he hears the tragic news.

November 19 : Michael & the kids stay at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel in Muscat

November 21 : Michael’s former business partner & adviser Dieter Wiesner files a civil complaint against Michael & his society Triumph in Los Angeles demanding $64 million for fraud & breach of contract of MJ Net Entertainment.

November 22 : A new controversy arises when US TV show Good Morning America plays excerpts from phone recorded message left by Michael to Marc Shaffel in 2003 which contain an anti-semetic words…

November 24 : Michael, Grace & the kids have Thanksgiving dinner in Muscat with the family of the US Ambassador to Oman, Richard Baltimore

December : After a job interview with Grace, Aileen Medalla, a Filipino teacher leaving in Manama, Bahrein, is hired as a private teacher for Prince, Paris & Blanket.

December 1 : In response to tabloid reports claiming Tom Sneddon is investigating Michael reported use of illegal drugs, Michael’ s lawyer Brent Ayscough says that Michael uses an amount of prescription drugs, but does not take anything illegal or obtain anything in an illegal manner.

December 19 : Court hearing in the Debbie Rowe’ s children visitation rights case in Los Angeles.

On the eve of the deadline date for the reimboursement of Michael’s 270 millions loan to Bank Of America, Fortress Investments accepts to give one more delay to Michael…

December 22 : Michael spends $40 000 in Christmas shopping at Ashraf’s Department Store.

December 23 : Michael spends $35 000 in Christmas shopping at the Panasonic Store. He has invited the Cascio and Lester families to spend the holidays with him in Bahrain and they all came except Frank Cascio who is still upset at Michael.

December 24/25 : Michael takes his kids, the Cascios & Lesters to see King Kong at the Seef Mall Movie Theatre.
Later, they go the to the International Italian Circus and they spend Christmas’s eve all together.

December 30 : Michael & his guests return to the to the Seef Mall to see the new Harry Potter movie.

December 31 : Michael & his guests spend New Year’s eve at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain where they have rented 3 luxury villas.

2006

January 7 : Michael goes to see the movie Oliver Twist at the Dana Mall with Grace and the kids.

January 13 : Michael is invited by the Al Gosaibi family to their wedding celebrations and he surprises everyone by showing up at the marriage ceremony.

Michael, Grace and the kids have now moved into a mansion in Sanad, about 10km south of Manama.

January 18 : In a recent investigation by federal authorities, it was concluded that the animals at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Valley Ranch are not being mistreated.

January 23 : Neverland’s veterinarian Dr Martin Dinnes reveals that lawsuit over unpaid bills has been settled.

January 25 : Michael is spotted behind a shopping mall in Manama, disguised as a Bahraini woman and accompanied by Blanket, Prince, Paris and Grace.

January 26 : Michael, Grace and the kids fly to Hamburg  to visit the Shleiter family but upon arriving to their house, fans and reporters arrive after hearing the news of his arrival on the radio…

January 30 : Unable to go out because of the fans and reporters in front of the house, Michael, Anton, Grace & the kids leave Hamburg and fly to Venice
They land in Marco Polo airport and travel to Florence where they check in Weistein Excelsior Hotel

February 3 : They leave Florence and go in the Neapolitan Riviera resort of Sorrento where they stay in The Villa Savarese.

February 8 : They leave Sorrento and go to Roma.

February 11 : They fly from Roma to London .
They stay on and off at Cliveden in Berkshire , the magnificent backdrop to the Profumo sex scandal where they visit Mark Lester and his family.

February 13 : Michael hosts a big party for Prince’s 9th birthday with the Lesters.

February 15 : The California Court of Appeal rules that Debbie Rowe’s parental rights were not terminated by an earlier court order and that she can pursue custody of Prince & Paris.

February 21 : Michael hosts a big party for Blanket’s 4th birthday.

February 23 : Thomas Mesereau confirms that he is no longer Michael’s attorney but they remain close friends.
Michael, Grace and the kids move from Cliveden to the Buckland Manor Hotel near Broadway and they visit Mark Lester at his home in Cheltenham .

March 2 : Michael, Grace & the kids go back to Cliveden.

March 6 : Jermaine Jackson appears on CNN’s Larry King Live to refute claims from Stacy Brown that he was planning a damaging book on Michael just after his arrestation in 2003.

March 9 : Following complaints from Neverland employees who haven’t been paid since December 23, authorities decide to close the ranch and order Michael to pay $69,000 in fines for allowing his insurance to lapse + $100,000 in fines for not paying the employees and $306,000 for the 3 months wages of the 69 employees

March 11 : Michael, Grace and the kids return to Manama. Michael has dinner with Prince Abdullah at The Hunting Lodge.

March 12 : Michael watches the Bahrain Grand Prix from the VIP tower and he then attends the official Formula One after party at Manama where he meets DJ Whoo Kid.

March 13 : Michael has dinner with Prince Abdullah, DJ Whoo Kid & John Legend and they discuss musical collaborations with 50 Cent & Kayne West.

March 16 : Employees of Neverland are summoned to the ranch in staggered groups, given back pay for 12 weeks and are told the ranch had been shut down by Michael…

Early April : Michael attends a private party in Bahrain where he meets Arab singer Ragheb Alama.

Michael’s lawyers file a Petition for Review with the California State Supreme Court. They ask the State Court to review an earlier decision that helps clear the way for Debbie to argue for custody rights to Prince & Paris.

Chris Tucker visits Michael in Bahrain.

April 03 : Michael hosts a big party for Paris’ 8th birthday in Manama.

April 13 : It is announced that Michael has restructured his finances. “Following negotiations with several leading financial institutions, Mr. Jackson has concluded refinancing with affiliates of Fortress Investment Group, the lender that currently holds secured debts that were previously held by Bank of America,” the statement said.
Qays H. Zubi Attorneys & Legal Consultants was part of an advisory team that included Bahrain-based financial adviser Ahmed Al Khan, it said.
The music catalogue that Jackson co-owns, known as Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, includes 200 Beatles hits and is thought to be worth $1 billion. The deal ultimately would require Jackson to sell half of his 50 percent share in the catalogue to Sony, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the negotiations.

April 17 : District Judge Eldon Fallon dismisses the suit brought by Joseph Bartucci Jr., who claimed he was lured into Michael ‘s limousine during the 1984 world’s fair in New Orleans and held for nine days, during which he was both sexually and physically assaulted. The lawsuit filed in November 2004 sought unspecified damages.

April 18 : It is announced that Michael has hired English music mogul Guy Holmes as new manager who is also named CEO of Two Seas Records, the label founded by ruler Sheik Abdulla Hamad Al-Khalifa and Jermaine Jackson. Michael is currently writing a new album which is due for release late next year on 2 Seas Records.

April 19 : Michael Jackson meets with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Safriya Palace in Safriya, Bahrain.

May 20 : Michael meets with Prince Abdulla for the last time and informs his host that he is travelling to London and Tokyo. Shortly after producer Bill Bottrell and drummer Brian Macleod arrives in Bahrain to work on new songs for Michael’s project.

May 21 : Michael grace and the kids fly from Bahrein to London.

May 22 : Michael is in London to give a second deposition for the Marc Schaffel’s lawsuit.

May 23 : Michael talks briefly to Showbiz Reporter Fiona Cummins at the London offices of Harrods where he is visiting his close pal Mohamed Al Fayed.

May 24 : The California Supreme Court declines Michael’s appeal against ex-wife Debbie Rowe regarding her parental rights.

May 26 : Michael arrives in Tokyo (Japan) with Grace and the kids. They are joined by Raymone Bain and Katherine Jackson.

May 27 : Michael (accompanied by Raymone) attends the MTV Japan Awards ceremony at Yoyugi Olympic Stadium in Tokyo where he is presented with the MTV Legend Award. He meets Rihanna backstage.

May 28 : Michael visits an orphanage in Tokyo with Grace, Prince, Paris and Raymone.

May 29 : Michael has business meetings in his hotel and then he goes out for a shopping spree

May 30 : Michael and Grace take the kids to the Tokyo Disneyland.

May 31 : Michael makes a surprise appearance on widly popular SMAP variety show in Japan.

June 1 : Michael and  Raymone Bain sign an agreement appointing her as his personal general manager and president of his new company, The Michael Jackson Company.

June 2 : Michael, Grace and the kids leave Tokyo and fly back to Bahrain.
Upon arriving they learn that their belongings have been put in storage at the Ritz Carlton Hotel!

June 3 : Michael, Grace & the kids leave Bahrain and take a private jet to Paris. They check in the Waldorf Astoria Trianon Palace in Versailles.

Aileen Medalla, Prince, Paris & Blanket ‘s private teacher join Michael, Grace and the kids soon after.

June 12 : Michael gives a deposition in the Prescient case in Versailles, France.
Michael is also spotted in Paris botanique garden “Jardin Des Plantes” with Anton & the kids.

June 14 : Michael, Anton, Grace, Aileen and the kids go to Disneyland Paris where they check in the New York Hotel.

June 23 : Michael, Grace, Anton and the kids leave Disneyland Paris and fly to Cork in Ireland. They stay at Blackwater Castle.

June 27 : In what is the first of a sweeping restructuring of his personal and business affairs, Michael has severed ties with his long-time accounts and business managers, Bernstein, Fox, Whitman, Goldman and Sloan, with Bahrani attorneys Qays Zu’bi and Grahame Nelson, and Gut Records executive, Guy Holmes.

He has also established The Michael Jackson Company, Inc., with plans to phase out MJJ Productions. In other related matters, he has named Spokesperson Raymone K. Bain as General Manager, and has retained N.Y.-based L. Londell McMillan and The McMillan Firm, known for business restructurings and turnarounds, to oversee legal matters pertaining to his business affairs. Michael has previously announced plans to record an album which he predicts will be released in 2007. His recent Japan tour was the first in what will be a line of public appearances, and he is reviewing numerous offers to tour musically, which he plans to embark upon within the next several months.Michael, who is currently in Ireland on personal business, plans on relocating to Europe in the near future.He is continuing to build his management team and other appointments will be forthcoming.

June 28 (Day 1 of Shaffel VS Jackson civil trial) : A jury is selected in Santa Monica and Suprior Court Judge Jacqueline Connor allows Michael ‘s lawyer, Thomas Mundell & Schaffel’s lawyer Howard King to give mini opening statements.

June 29 (Day 2) : Howard King opens his case by showing the Jury part of Michael’s videotaped deposition then he calls his first witness Allan Whitman.

June 30 (Day 3) : The defenses calls Evelyn Tavasci, Michael’s personal assistant for 15 years

July 3 : Debbie sues Michael at Los Angeles Superior Court for failing to pay her what he promised after their divorce. She seeks an immediate payment of $ 195,000 + $50,000 in living expenses.

July 4 : Janet & JD spend Independance Day at their Atlanta home.

July 4 : Michael, Grace, Aileen & the kids check in the Lugalla Estate in County Wicklow, Ireland. Set on 5,000 acres, Luggala estate (which has been in the Guinness family since the 1930s) overlooks the scenic Lough Tay and steep Djouce Mountains. Built in 1787, Luggala Lodge is a Gothic-style white castle with decorative battlements, arched windows, and quatrefoil designs. The 7,438-square-foot historic hideaway features seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, and three living rooms

July 5 (Day 4) : Testimonies of Marc Schaffel and Al Malnik.

July 6 (Day 5) : Marc Schaffel is cross examined bu Thomas Mundell and the Jurors get to see more of Michael’s videotaped deposition.

July 7 (Day 6) : End of Schaffel’s cross examination. Howard King shows the Jury more of Michael’s depositions + audio clips of Michael’s voicemails left on Schaffel’s answering machine.
He then rests his case and the defense calls her next witness Raul Perez.

July 10 (Day 7) : The defense calls Michael’s former lawyer Zia Modabber.

July 11 (Day 8) : Zia Modabber is cross examined bu Schaffel’s lawyer. The defense then calls forensinc accountant Jan Goren.

July 12 (Day 9) : Jan Goren is cross examided. The defense rests its case and Howard King gives his closing arguments.

July 13 (Day 10) : Thomas Mundell gives his closing arguments and the case goes to Jury deliberations.

July 14 (verdict day) : In a split decision, Santa Monica civil court jury awards $900,000 to Schaffel in his complaint and $200,000 to Michael in his cross-complaint F. Marc Schaffel originally sued for $3.8 million, but his claims were later reduced to $1.6 million, and his attorney ultimately asked the jury for $1.4 million in unpaid loans and expenses before deliberations began Thursday. Michael’s attorney had said Schaffel owed the pop star $660,000.

August 7 : In what could be one of the biggest conspiracies in entertainment history, documents have been sent to Michael Jackson, and his representatives, which reveal a deliberate plan by some former attorneys as well as associates and advisors, to force Mr. Jackson into involuntary bankruptcy.The documents reveal that former attorneys actively solicited other attorneys, vendors and creditors to “join in a petition to place the client in involuntary bankruptcy.”Mr. Jackson who, on June 27, 2006, announced sweeping organizational changes, has instructed his legal team to investigate and file claims against those responsible for conspiracy, bad faith, and self dealing. These efforts may also result in civil and/or criminal charges, where appropriate.In addition, there is a strong possibility that these documents will be forwarded to the U.S. Attorney General for review and possible involvement.“Mr. Jackson is neither shocked or surprised by these revelations,” says Raymone K. Bain, Michael Jackson’s General Manager. “Based on the timing of events that have impacted his personal and professional life in recent years, he has long been suspicious that some of those whom he entrusted to act on his behalf, and to advise him with respect to his personal and business affairs, may not have always acted in his best interests.”

August 18 : Birth of Noah Laniak, first child of Valencia and first grandchild of Marlon and Carol.

August 29 : Prince, Paris, Blanket, Grace & Aileen throw a surprise birthday party for Michael at the luxurious Luggala Castle, in County Wicklow where they have been staying for the past few weeks.

September 29 : Michael and Debbie have reached a confidential settlement over their 3 years long dispute regarding Debbie’s visitation rights on Prince & Paris & money compensation.

Michael who is still in Ireland with Grace and the kids has recently met with hip hop producer Ron Feemster & his uncle/manager Charles Stanton to discuss possible collaboaration on his his album. He also asked Teddy Rilley and Will I AM from the Black Eyed Peas to work on new songs for him.

Early October : Michael, the kids, Grace & Aileen move from the valleys of Luggala to the Grouse Moutain Lodge in the Rosemount viillage in Westmeath County.

October 15 : Michael agrees to let US journalist Billy Bush from Access Hollywood visit him at the Grouse Lodge residential recording studios in County Westmeath where he is working on new music with producer Will I AM. Soon after, Michael and the kids move to Coolatore, a large Victorian-style mansion very close to the Grouse Lodge (a 10 minutes walk).

October 16 : In New York City, Katherine gives a déposition in the Prescient case against MJ.

October 30 : Grace & Aileen plan a surprise for the children by secretly decorating one of the room of the Coolatore for Halloween.

November 2/3 : NBC airs Michael’s interview on Access Hollywood.

November 12 : Michael arrives in London with Grace and the kids and they check in the Hempel hotel.

November 13 : Michael is joined by Raymone and they have dinner at the Nobu restaurant with billionaire retail tycoon Sir Philip Green and then they go to the Oxford Street branch of Topshop which Sir Philip opened up especially for Michael at midnight.

November 14 : Michael goes to the Guinness Book Of Records office in London to collect his certificates of records sales.

November 15 : Michael attends the World Music Awards ceremony at Earl Court where Beyonce presents him with the Diamond Award for the Thriller sales and he performs a few lines of “We Are The World’ for the final. During the ceremony, Prince, Paris & Blanket spend a movie night with Miss Aileen.

November 16 : Michael goes to Royal Albert Hall with Grace, Raymone, and kids to see Mary Poppins.

November 18 : Michael and his entourage leave London and they go back to Ireland.

December 8 : Episode 6 of Janet’s MySpace video journal is now online.

December 11 : “With You” is released to US radios as the 3rd and final single from 20YO.

December 21 : Michael’s attorneys file a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court against the company Bernstein, Fox, Whitman, Goldman and Sloan, claiming negligence and breach of fiduciary duty

December 22 : Michael, his personal assistant John Feldman, Grace and the kids arrive in Las Vegas on a private plane from Dublin (Ireland) and they are taken by their new bodyguard Bill Whitfield to a rented house in 2785 South Monte Cristo Way. Miss Aileen goes back to Bahrain to visit her family during the holidays.

December 24 : Eddie Cascio arrives in Vegas. Michael goes to the FAO Schwarz at the Forum Shop inside Caesars Palace with Eddie for a last minute shopping spree. At night he celebrates Christmas with Prince, Paris, Blanket.

December 25 :  On Christmas morning Michael offers a dog to Prince. He names it Kenya. A few days later Katherine visits them.

December 30 : Michael, along with Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and Raymone attends James Brown’s funerals held at the James Brown arena in Augusta (Georgia) and makes a speech.

December 31 : Michael attends the David Copperfield magic show at the MGM Grand in Vegas with Prince, Paris, Blanket & Omer.

2007

Michael has a meeting in Las Vegas with Peter Lopez, Raymone Bain and Randy Phillips to discuss about a possible tour.

January 5 : Michael has dinner with Kenny Ortega at the Wynn Restaurant in Las Vegas.

January 24 : Michael has dinner with casino mogul Steve Wynn in a private room at Alex restaurant at the Wynn in Las Vegas.

January 26 : Michael attends Lance Burton’s 7 p.m. show at Monte Carlo with the kids.

January 27 : Michael has dinner with Kenny Ortega, UK producer Simon Fuller and US journalist Robin Leach at Wing Lei at the Wynn.

January 28 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to see the High School Musical at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

February 3 : Michael attends the Beatles Love musical at the Mirage.

February 13 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a shopping spree at the FAO Schwarz of the Forum shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Later Michael hosts a big party for Prince 10th birthday.

February 17 : Janet, Rebbie, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Jackie & Leonard Rowe visit Michael at his Las Vegas home and ask him to reunite with The Jacksons and tour America but he says he is not ready yet.

Michael refuses to speak to Janet which upsets her.

Over the NBA’s All-Star weekend, Michael, Will I Am & Chris Tucker attend a performance of Prince at his club 3121 in L.V.

February 18 : Michael and Will I Am work on music together.

February 21 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to the World Magic Seminar Show at the Orleans Showroom in L.V. Later Michael hosts a big party for Blanket’s 5th birthday.

February 27 : Michael gives a deposition for the Ayscough & Marar lawsuit.

At night he is supposed to be the surprise guest at Elizabeth Taylors 75th birthday party in Vegas but Randy crashes his residence gate forcing the entrance with his car. Michael is so upset that he cancels his appearance and calls Elizabeth to apologize.

March 4 : Michael arrives in Tokyo with the kids and he asks the fans to take part in an artdesign contest to be used on his upcoming website for the Michael Jackson Company. He is joined by Raymone Bain, Katherine Jackson and Mark Lester.

March 7 : Michael takes his kids to Disneyland Tokyo.

March 8 : Michael attends the ‘Premium VIP Party with Michael Jackson’ in Tokyo.

March 9 : Michael attends a fan appreciation event in Tokyo.

March 10 : Michael visits about 3,000 US troops and their family members gathered at a fitness center at Camp Zama in the south of Tokyo.

March 14 : Michael and his entourage leave Tokyo and fly to London.
They visit Mark Lester and his family in Cheltenham.

March 21 : MJ & the kids leave London and fly back to Los Angeles and then take a connecting flight to Las Vegas.

April 3 : Michael takes Paris, Prince and Blanket to the FAO Schwarz Toy Store at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Afterwards they head to the Wynn Hotel for lunch at “Wing Lei” Chinese Restaurant before going home, where a party is thrown for Paris 9th birthday.

Michael replaces Feldman with Bill Withfield as his new personal assistant.

May 4 : Michael goes to see “Spider Man 3” at Brenden Theatres at Palms in Las Vegas.

May 22 : Michael arrives in London on a flight from Los Angeles with Grace and the kids.

May 25/26 : Michael attends Prince Azim of Brunei 25th birthday celebration at the Stapelford country club in Leicestershire.

June 1 : Michael, Grace and the kids leave London and fly back to Los Angeles.
Michael “Brother Michael” Amir Williams is hired as Michael’s new assistant.

June 6 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a private, two-hour tour of “Bodies … The Exhibition” and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at the Tropicana in Las Vegas.

June 7 : Michael takes Prince, Paris & Blanket to the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas.

June 18 : Michael’s lawyers settle a lawsuit brought by Prescient Acquisition that was seeking $48 million. The confidential settlement is signed by the Judge just as jury selection is set to begin in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

June 25 : Michael’s lawyers agree to a judgment directing him to pay $216,000, plus interest to The law firm of Ayscough and Marar that sued him for overdue fees

Late June : Michael, Grace and the kids leave their Las Vegas house in Monte Cristo and fly to Middleburg, Virginia. They check in the Goodstone Inn, a 640-acre estate of open pastures, for a summer vacation.They are welcomed by Raymone Bain.

June 27 : Raymone Bain issues a press release to denie several false rumors about Michael and Grace and she reveals that he is currently in the studio putting finishing touches on his music. She also states that has not “left” Las Vegas nor is he being “evicted” from his residence in Las Vegas. He decided not to exercise the option to purchase the house he’s been staying in since last December.

July 3 : Raymone confirms that Michael is scouting out some summer- house properties. he was in the Eastern Shore of Maryland last week for about 24 hours.
Michael came east with his children about 10 days ago to attend some meetings with his advisers and attorneys who live in the East coast.

July 7 : TJ gets married to Frances Casey. Michael does not attend the ceremony.

July 18 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space and American Indian museums in Washington DC.

July 25 : Michael goes to the law offices of Venable LLP in Washington to give a deposition in the $30 million lawsuit brought by his former manager, Dieter Wiesner. He is accompanied his attorney, William Mundell and Wiesner by his partner Ronald Konitzer and his attorney: Howard King.

August 18 : Raymone Bain rents a luxury van to drive from Middleburg, Virginia to Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

August 19 :  Michael, and the kids are the surprise guests of Connie Cascio’s 50th birthday at the Cascio family home in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Michael sees Frank for the first time since January 2004 and the they reconcile.
While there, Michael starts working on music in Eddie’s home studio with Eddie & James Porte. He also records new vocals for a “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” remix that will be featured on “Thriller 25”.

Grace, the kids’s teacher, Bill Withfielf, Javon Beard and Mike LaPerruque also stay at hotels close to the Cascios.

August 29 : Michael celebrates his 49th birthday with Grace and the kids at the Cascio family home.

September 14 : Michael meets stylist Rushka Bergman at the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC.

Michael and the kids stay at The Carlyle hotel in Manhattan (payed by Italian Vogue).

September 15 : Michael makes a photoshoot at the Boylan Studios in NYC for an upcoming cover of Italian L’Uomo Vogue magazine with photographer Bruce Weber.

September 16 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to see ‘The Lion King’ at the Minskoff Theatre in NYC.

September 17 : Michael and the kids go back to the Cascio family house in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

September 24 : Michael makes a photoshoot for the upcoming cover of Ebony magazine at the Brooklyn Museum with photographer Matthew Rolston. Raymone Bain attends the photoshoot.

September 25 : Michael (with Blanket by his side) gives an interview to Harriete Cole for his upcoming Ebony coverstory at the Four Seasons Hotel in NYC.

Los Angeles Judge Joseph S. Biderman dismisses the Dieter Wiesner case.
The parties agreed to take part in the settlement discussions weeks ago. After a friendly deposition of Michael Jackson, the parties agreed to dismiss not only parts of the claims, but the entire case.

Late September : Michael meets Kayne West at Lyor Cohen’s house (the president of Def Jam Recordings) in NYC. They talk about Kayne’s upcoming remix on Thriller 25.

October 3 : Michael’s issue of L’Uomo Vogue Magazine hit the newstands in Italy.

October 15 : At the High Court in London, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Khalifa’ lawyers file a lawsuit against Michael Jackson allegedly reneging on a $7 million “pay-back” agreement designed to repay money he advanced to Jackson during his financial troubles. He said he and Jackson entered into a “combined rights agreement” under which the star was committed to a recording contract, an autobiography and a musical stage play.

October 22 : Fortress Investment Group files a Notice of Default and Election To Sell iwi the State of California. MJ owes the full principal 23 millions dollars mortgage plus 212 963 dollars in interest. Reports of foreclosure proceedings against Neverland Ranch are published

Late October : Michael decides to replace Raymone Bain with Londell Mc Millan, a high profile attorney. The too of them meet in New Jersey.

October 31 : Michael and the kids celebrate Halloween at the Cascio family home in New Jersey.

November 5 : After 3 months Michael and the kids leave the Cascio family home in New Jersey and fly from NYC to Los Angeles with Grace, the school teacher and the 3 bodyguards.

November 6 : Michael and the kids stay at Jesse Jackson friend’s house in Beverly Hills.

November 7 : For Immediate Release Contact: Raymone K. Bain

NEVERLAND VALLEY RANCH Washington, D.C. …. In 2006, Mr. Jackson’s former advisors refinanced Neverland Valley Ranch through Fortress Investment Group, LLC. The loan matured in October, 2007. Contrary to published reports, Mr. Jackson was never in default of the loan. Mr. Jackson is in the final stages of refinance and will not lose Neverland Valley Ranch. No further comments will be made regarding this subject as it has been our long term policy not to address Mr. Jackson’s personal financial affairs.

November 8 : Michael attends Reverend Jesse Jackson’s 66th Birthday Bash at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in the company of Berry Gordy, Don Cornelius and Larry King among others.

November 11 : Birth of Sophia Laniak, 2nd child of Valencia Jackson.

November 12 : Michael’s issue of Ebony magazine celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Thriller hits the newsstands in the US.

November 15 : Michael and Grace go shopping in L.A.

November 22 : Michael and the kids celebrate Thanksgiving in L.A.

December 1 : Michael goes shopping at Sharper Image in Beverly Hills.

December 9 : Michael and the kids leave Los Angeles on a bus and go back to Las Vegas. They check in the Green Valley Ranch resort in Henderson, just south of Las Vegas. The hotel room is payed by Londell McMillan. Soon after Michael stops communication with Raymone Bain.

December 15 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to a shopping spree in Las Vegas.

December 17 : Michael appears on the cover of Jet magazine.

December 20 : Unable to afford the Green Valley Ranch Hotel, Peter Lopez arranges with George Maloof to put up Michael and the kids for free. They check in at the Palms.
Later that night Michael has a studio session with Akon to work on the song “Hold My Hands” and the remix for “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” among others.

December 23 : Michael spends 10 000$ on a shopping spree at FAO Schwarz his credit card is refused. Londell McMillan pays the bill by phone from New York.

December 24/25 : Michael celebrates Christmas with Prince, Paris and  Blanket at the Palms.

December 27 : Both Michael and Raymone enter into a “Payment and Release Agreement” terminating her employment as Mchael’s manager and president of the MJ Company against the payment of $488,820.05.

December 31 : Michael and the kids celebrate New Year’s eve at the Palms.

The loan on the Sony/ATV music catalog is refinanced which provides 25 millions dollars in cash to Michael.

2008

Early January : Michael offers radio hosts Big Boy and Fuzzy a preview of “Thriller 25th” in the Las Vegas recording studio The Palms in the presence of Blanket, Will I Am and Peter Lopez.

Michael rehearses with Lavelle Smith for the upcoming Grammy Awards. But soon after the performance is cancelled.

Michael works on a Pepsi commercial featuring the Thriller dance for the upcoming Superbowl half time ads.

January 7 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to Madame Tussaud’s was museum in Las Vegas.

January 12 : Michael and the kids attend the Tournament of Kings at Excalibur in L.V.

Mid January : Michael Amir aka Brother Michael arrives in Las Vegas and steps up as Michael’s new personal assistant. Nation Of Islam takes over Michael’s security.

Michael and the kids leave the Palms and move to a rented house on Palomino Lane, Las Vegas.

January 26 : Michael accepts an award celebrating the 25th anniversary of Thriller in a pre-recorded video message aired during the NRJ Awards ceremony on French TV network TF1.

February 11 : The Thriller 25th Anniversary Special Edition is released in Europe.

February 12 : The Thriller 25th Anniversary Special Edition is released in the US.

February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince’s 11th birthday at their Vegas home.

February 20 : Birth of Bryce Connor Jackson, first child of Taryll & Breana Cabral.

February 21 : Michael hosts a big party for Blanket’s 6th birthday with Grace, Aileen, Brother Michael at their Vegas home.

March 20 : Birth of Delore “Dee Dee” Dior Jackson, daughter of TJ & Frances.

March 26 : Michael, Prince, Paris and Blanket are having lunch at Planet Hollywood inside the Miracle Mile Shops in Las Vegas

April 3 : Michael hosts a party for Paris’ 10th birthday at their Vegas home.

April 23 : Jermaine introduces Dr Tohme Tohme to Michael.

Early may : Dr Tohme calls Tom Barrack to wire $23 million in order to save Neverland from foreclosureIn exchange Barrack and his company Colony Capital receive 50 percent ownership of Neverland.

May 16 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to see “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” at Brenden Theaters (Palms/Las Vegas).

May 23 : Michael attends French stylist Christian Audigier’s 50th birthday party at Petersen Automotive museum in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, where he meets French singer Johnny Halliday among others.

June : Michael and producer Neff-U start working on songs at this 2710 Palomino Lane home studio in Las Vegas. They work on a new version “A Place With No Name”.

Michael is very upset when “Hold My Hands” leaks online.

June 3 : Michael has dinner with Thomas Barrack Jr, chairman and CEO of Colony Capital LLC, at the Las Vegas Hilton’s Verona Sky Villa.

June 6 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to see “Kung Fu Panda” at Brenden Theatres (Palms)

Late June : Michael hires Dr Thome Thome as his new manager and president of MJJ Productions.
As a result of a financial reorganiation of the Neverland Valley Ranch, all of Michael’s personal belongings have o be removed from the property.
Dr Tohme R Tohme contact Darren Julien of Julien’s Auction House.

July 7 : Michael is spotted in Las Vegas leaving a bookstore and being pushed in a wheelchair by an assistant, while Prince, Paris and Blanket walk with a security guard.

July 29 : Michael attends a performance of Mystère by Cirque du Soleil at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with Prince, Paris & Blanket.

August 07 : Michael’s manager Dr Tohme sign an agreement with Julien’s Auction House on behalf of Michael in order to remove all his personal belongings from Neverland while simlutaneously arranging for an auction of certain selected items that were no longer desired by Michael.

August 16 : Michael goes to 40-40 Club (Palazzo) in Las Vegas for the third time in a month.

August 26 : Michael attends a performance by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas with Prince, Paris and Blanket.

August 27 : Michael goes to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

August 28 : Michael gives an interview by phone to Good Morning America from his home in Las Vegas.

August 29 : Michael celebrates his 50th birthday with Prince, Paris and  Blanket in their Las Vegas home.
Colony Capital reaches out to AEG Live to discuss a possible new tour for Michael.

September : After 3 years as their private teacher, Aileen Medalla bids farewell to Michael and the kids and leaves Las Vegas to go back home to the Philippines.

September 4 : Janet presents Tito, Jackie, Marlon and Randy with the lifetime achievement BMI Icon Award in Beverly Hills.
Following the acceptance of the icon award, the Jackson brothers posed on stage for photos with father Joseph, mother Katherine and sisters Janet, LaToya and Rebbie. Michael and Jermaine do not attend the presentation.

September 10 : Michael and the kids have dinner at Benihana at the Las Vegas Hilton.

September 23 : During a phone conversation with friend and spritual advisor June Gatlin, Michael confides his fears about his new manager Dr Tohme.

October 20 : Michael and the kids leave their Las Vegas home and check in at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles.
Michael has a meeting at the Bel Air Hotel with Dr Tohme and Randy Phillips to discuss a new tour with AEG.

October 29 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and Blanket to an Halloween party in L.A.

Michael visits Elizabeth Taylor at her home in Bel Air.

October 30 : Michael takes Prince, Paris & Blanket to Borders Library in Westwood.

Michael’s spokesperson, Dr. Tohme, in response to recent rumors regarding Michael’s participation in a Jackson 5 reunion, has issued the following statement from Michael Jackson:”My brothers and sisters have my full love and support, and we’ve certainly shared many great experiences, but at this time I have no plans to record or tour with them. I am now in the studio developing new and exciting projects that I look forward to sharing with my fans in concert soon.”

October 31 : Michael meets with Dr Tohme and Randy Phillips at the Bel Air Hotel to talk about the AEG deal.

Michael takes the kids to an Haloween party at Natalie Maine’s house (the singer from the Dixie Chicks) They were invited by Veronique Peck.

November : Michael sets up a recording studio in his Bel Air Hotel suite to work on tracks with his longtime musical engineer Michael Prince. Michael records vocals on “Days In Gloucestershire”, “Best Of Joy”, “I Was A Looser” ou “Hollywood Tonight”.

November 10/11 : Michael leaves notes to the fans from the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles saying that he’s working hard on “music, film and performance”.

November 11 : Michael has given up title to his Neverland ranch, transferring the deed to a company he partly controls.The singer filed a grant deed on the ranch that makes the new owner an entity called the Sycamore Valley Ranch Co. LLC, a joint venture between Jackson and an affiliate of Colony Capital LLC,Colony Capital is a Los Angeles-based real estate investment company run by billionaire Tom Barrack. It owns several properties in Las Vegas, including the Las Vegas Hilton.

November 17 : Day 1 of Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa VS Michael Jackson trial in London. Michael’s lawyers ask for him to give evidence by video link from the U.S., citing an unspecified medical condition.

November 18 (Day 2) : Testimony of Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

November 20 (Day 3) : Michael’s lawyer Robert Englehart tells the judge on that the doctors have cleared Michael to travel to the UK so that he can testify.

November 21 (Day 4) : Testimonies of Grace Rwaramba, Guy Holmes and Mark Stewart.

November 23 : Michael cancels his trip to London upon learning that his legal team has reached a settlement with Sheik Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s lawyers.

November 27 : Michael celebrates Thanksgiving with Prince, Paris and Blanket at their new home. A $38 million Holmby Hils estate rented for $100,000 a month on Carolwood Drive. The pad has seven bedrooms, 13 baths, 12 fireplaces, a screening room, a guest house, a swimming pool and a garden.

November 28 : Michel spends time with his fans Robert and Talitha in a suite of the Bel-Air Hotel.

December : Tom Barrack and Dr Tohme Tohme convince Michael to accept a concert deal and they contact Randy Phillips from AEG Live in oder to start negociations.

December 14 : Michael is spotted wearing a Zorro mask while shopping in Los Angeles.

December 20 : Michael is spotted wearing a Zorro mask while visiting his Dr Arnlold Klein, his dermatomogist’s office in Beverly Hills.

December 22 : Michael Jackson’s official and sole spokesperson, Dr. Tohme Tohme, in response to recent rumors regarding Michael’s alleged medical condition, has issued the following statement:
“Concerning this author’s allegations, we would hope in the future that legitimate media will not continue to be exploited by such an obvious attempt to promote this unauthorized ‘biography.’
The writer’s wild allegations concerning Mr. Jackson’s health are a total fabrication.
Mr. Jackson is in fine health, and finalizing negotiations with a major entertainment company & television network for both a world tour and a series of specials and appearances.”
SOURCE: Scoop Marketing

December 24/25 : Michael celebrates Christmas eve with Prince, Paris and Blanket and their guests Dr Arnold Klein and Carrie Fisher in their new Holmby Hils home.

The golden gates of Neverland are removed and put into storage in an nondescript warehouse on the outskirts of Los Angeles as part of a public auction next April 2009. More than 2,000 items, ranging from personal effects and costumes to pieces from Michael’s private art collection as well as fittings and furnishings from his Neverland ranch, will be up for sale at a four-day public auction at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles.

December 31 : Michael is spotted at Hennessey and Ingalls a Santa Monica bookstore.
He then visits Dr Klein in Beverly Hills.

2009

January 14 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

January 26 : Meeting at the Carolwood mansion : Michael (with Blanket and Dr Tohme Tohme by his side), meets an AEG delegation headed by Philip Anschutz, its billionaire founder, AEG’s chief executive Tim Leiweke, Randy Phillips, who heads up AEG Live and Paul Gongaware. Michael signs a deal for 10 concerts in London next summer and he also accepts to submit to a rigorous medical check-up.

January 30 : Christian Audigier visits Michael at his Carolwood home.

February 06 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills

February 07 : Michael goes to the Bel Air Hotel for a business meeting with Dr Tohme.

February 10 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills

February 13 : Michael hosts a party for Prince’s 12th birthday at the Carolwood home.

February 18 : The medias reveal that Michael is in secret talks with AEG Live to stage his pop revival with up to 30 dates at the O2 arena in London.

February 21 : Michael hosts a party for Blanket 7th birthday at the Carolwood home.

February 23 : Michael invites his fans Robert and Talitha to his Carolwood home.

February 27 :Michael goes shopping with Christian Audigier in L.A.

March 01 : In an interview to hollywood.tv, Christian Audigier reveals that Michael is about to go to London to give a press conference next march 05 in order to announce a new tour next summer!

March 03 : Michael lands via private jet of Harrod’s owner Mohammed Al-Fayeds at Luton Airport, London with Prince, Paris, Blanket and manager Dr Tohme Tohme. They check in the hotel Lanesborough, Park Lane.

March 04 : MJJ Productions, file a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on against Julien’s Auction House. It claims founder Darren Julien promised to send Michael an inventory of sale items, but that the singer hasn’t given permission to move them all.The suit claims many of the items are “priceless and irreplaceable” and describes the attempt to sell them as “malicious, fraudulent, extreme, outrageous and without any legal justification whatsoever.”MJJ Productions authorized the auction house to remove the items from Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, according to court documents, but not to sell them without Jackson’s permission.

March 05 : Michael announces his last concerts in London beginning on July 08 during a short press conference at the O2 Arena. The event named “This Is It” .The touring deal with concert promoter AEG Live was arranged by a Colony Capital associate Dr Tohme Tohme who has been Michael’s manager and president of MJJ Productions for a year.As part of the deal, AEG’s corporate parent, Anschutz Corp., agreed to invest in a pet project of Mr. Jackson’s, a 3-D feature film based on his song and music video “Thriller.”People close to the singer say that he is eager to return to work. “Between Anschutz and us, he’s got plenty of capital,” said Tom Barrack, Colony’s chief executive. “He’s serious, he’s focused, he’s healthy and he’s listening.”To obtain insurance for the tour, AEG arranged for an independent physician to conduct a five-hour physical exam of Mr. Jackson. “He passed with flying colors,” said AEG’s Mr. Phillips.”For the first time in his life, Michael Jackson has people around him who believe in him and look after him,” said Dr. Tohme. “And are trying to help him and advance his career.”

March 06 : Michael goes to see the musical “Oliver” at the Royal Theatre in London with Prince, Paris, Blanket as well as Mark Lester and his children Lucy, Harriet, Olivia & Felix.

March 08 : Michael and his entourage fly back to Los Angeles.

March 11 : Pre-sale begins on Ticketmaster for Michael’s concerts. 40 dates are added.
Michael goes shopping in L.A.

March 13 : Tickets for Michael’s 50 live dates at London’s O2 arena sell out within 4 hours on Ticketmaster

March 19 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

March 23 : Michael goes to Dr Kein’s in Beverly Hills with Blanket.

March 25 : In a lettrer adressed to AEG’s Randy Philips, Michael names Leonard Rowe as his authorized representative in all matters concerning his endeavors in the Entertainment Industry.

March 28 : Michael goes to CenterStaging, a studio in Burbank, California with Kenny Ortega and Travis Payne to start rehearsals for This Is It.

April : Miko Brando, Michael Bush, Dennis Tompkins & Karen Faye are back in the MJ TEAM.

April 1 : Michael goes to the Bel Air Hotel for a business meeting with Dr Tohme.

April 3 : Michael hosts a party for Paris’s 11th birthday at the Carolwood home. Grace attends the party and soon after she is “terminated” by AEG.

April 4 : Michael goes to Las Vegas where he and Kenny Ortega attend the show “Le Rêve” at the Wynn resort.

April 6 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

April 9 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills and he visits the antique store Lladro on Rodeo Drive.

April 10 : Michael goes to the Bel Air Hotel for a business meeting.

April 12 : Michael spends Easter Sunday with the kids at his home in Carolwood.
Nurse Cherilyn Lee visits him to help his sleeping problem.

April 13 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

April 13/14/15 : Auditions take place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood to select the dancers for Michael’s upoming concerts. Michael attends the final call back on the 15th along with his choreographer Travis Payne and creative director Kenny Ortega. They select 6 men (with 4 understudies) and 2 women (with 2 understudies) on a 2-year contract to perform “national” and “international” venues on the “This Is It” tour

April 14 : LOS ANGELES – A collection of Michael Jackson’s possessions from Neverland Ranch is safe from the auctioneer’s gavel now that the pop singer and Julien’s Auction House have reached a settlement to their dispute over whether 2,000 items were ever intended for sale.Specific terms were not disclosed. But, in short, Jackson keeps his things, while Julien’s keeps its exhibition, which was open to the public and originally meant to promote next week’s sale.”There was so much interest from so many of Jackson’s fans that instead of putting the items in the hands of private collectors, Dr. Tohme and Julien’s Auction House have made arrangements that will allow the collection to be shared with and enjoyed by Jackson’s fans for many years to come,” read a joint statement from Jackson spokesman Dr. Tohme R. Tohme and auction organizer Darren Julien.Jackson’s production company, MJJ Productions, sued Julien in early March, seeking to halt the sale by arguing that Jackson hadn’t authorized it. A judge blocked one effort by MJJ Productions to cancel it earlier this month, and another was scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday for an injunction.”I believe both sides are pleased with the resolution,” Julien said Tuesday by telephone.Julien has said he spent $2 million organizing the sale, which another auctioneer estimated could have fetched $12 million after its April 22 start. The exhibition in Beverly Hills costs $20 to attend, and auction catalogues — a $50 single volume and $200, five-volume boxed set — were still selling, Julien said.The statement also said MJJ Productions and Julien’s Auction House would be making a “substantial” donation to MusiCares to benefit artists in need.Julien said all of Jackson’s possessions, which the auction house took directly from the Neverland Ranch property, would be returned to the pop singer. He would not say where they would be taken.

Michael has a meeting with Leonard Rowe & Joe Jackson at his home in Beverly Hills and signs the letter adressed to Randy Philips of AEG to advise him that he has appointed Leonard Rowe as his representative.

April 15 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

April 16 : Michael goes to CenterStaging where he meets Frank Dileo, Travis Payne and his fans Talitha and Robert.

April 17 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

April 18 : Dr Allan Metzger visits Michael & the kids at their Carolwood home.

April 19 : Nurse Cherilyn Lee visits Michael at his home in Carolwood.

April 21/22/23/25/27/28/30 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

April 22/23 : Michael rehearses songs at CenterStaging.

May :  Family Day at Tito’s Calabasas home to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “I Want You Back” (Michael, Janet & LaToya do not attend).

The Jacksons (Jermaine, Jackie, Tito & Marlon) start shooting their reality TV series.

May 4/5/6 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

May 5 : Raymone Bain, Michael’s former manager and spokersperson, files a lawsuit in Washington D.C claiming breach of contract; quantum meruit and unjust enrichment and she asks for 44 millions $.

Dr. Tohme Tohme is officially terminated as Michael’s manager and disbarred from having any subsequent affiliation with him or any of his numerous established entities (including MJJ Productions and the newer MJJ Kingdom).

Michael hires Frank Dileo as his new manager.

May 8 : AEG hires Dr Conrad Murray as Michael’s personal physician for the “This Is It” tour.

May 12 : AEG issues a press release to officially announce Kenny Ortega as the show producer. Along with the press release is a new picture of Michael & Ortega during the rehearsals.

May 13 : Michael hires magician Ed Alonzo to work on the “This Is It” show.

May 14 : Michael and his kids attend Katherine & Joe 60th wedding anniversary at an Indian restaurant in Beverly Hills with the whole family (Jackie, Rebbie, Tito, Jermaine, Latoya, Marlon, Janet and their children). Randy is the only one not attending. This is the last time Michael sees most of his family including Janet & LaToya.

May 15 : Beverly Hills, CA, – In an official statement issued today The Jacksons (Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy Jackson) have denied they were in any way involved with a proposed Jackson 5 reunion concert in Texas on July 3rd claimed this week by New Jersey concert promoters AllGood Entertainment.According to The Jackson’s manager, Danny O’Donovan, The Jacksons, were never approached about participating in the purported Texas concert event with Michael and sister, Janet.

Michael attends a business meeting at the Beverly Hills Hotel with his parents Joe and Katherine, Randy Philips, his business associate Paul Gongaware and Leonard Rowe

Later he goes shopping with the kids and he also goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

May 16 : Michael invites his fans Robert and Talitha to his Carolwood home.

May 17 : Michael goes to an art festival in Beverly Hills with Prince, Paris & Blanket.

May 18 : A new video is premiered on http://www.michaeljacksonlive.com/ showing the dancers’ auditions.

May 19/20/21 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Berverly Hills.

May 20 : Kenny Ortega and Randy Phillips announce in a press conference that the 4 opening shows have been rescheduled due to production delay. The opening night is now July 13th.
In a letter signed by Michael, Leonard Rowe is preventing from working or speaking on his behalf. Frank Dileo is now the one and only Michael’s manager.

May 22 : Fans hear Michael recording a new song from a building in the back of Michael’s Holmby Hills estate. Michael tells them he is working on the lyrics and has not chosen the title yet.

May 29 : Michael invites some fans into the CenterStaging and reveals that he had gone to bed thinking it was 10 concerts and woke up finding out it was 50. Michael’s curly hair is back! Later Michael goes for the second time in 10 days to a sound design studio on Magnolia Boulevard.

June 01 : The “This Is It” team leaves Center Staging for a bigger place : The Forum in Inglewood, California.

Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Berverly Hills with Blanket.

June 01-11 : In Culver Studios in Culver City, Michael shoots “The Dome” Project which consists seven works: “Smooth Criminal” (Jackson inserted into classic 2D black-and-white film noir chase sequence); “Thriller” (3-D movie starting in a haunted house with a ghostly image of Vincent Price, then moving into a graveyard where the dead awaken); “Earth Song” (3D short film featuring little girl who wanders through rain forest, takes a nap and dreams of the splendor of nature, and awakens to find the natural world has been devastated); “They Don’t Care About Us” (a/k/a Drill, 2D film in which a sea of soldiers march in unison; 10 male dancers replicated hundreds of times); “MJ Air” (3-D movie in which a 707 jet pulls into the frame; hole was to open in screen for Michael Jackson to enter; jet flies away); “The Final Message” (3-D movie of little girl from rain forest embracing the earth); and “The Way You Make Me Feel” (2D theatrical background featuring male dancers fashioned as historical construction workers.

June 3 : Michael goes to Culver Studios with Prince, Paris & Kenny Ortega where he shoots “The Drill” 3D.

June 3/4 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

June 4 : Michael attends rehearsals at the Forum for the first time.

June 7 : Michael takes Prince, Paris and  Blanket to the El Captain Theater to see the Disney film “Up” with Kenny Ortega, Travis Payne and Alif Sankey.

The same night, Jeffre Phillips throws a surprise party for LaToya 53rd birthday in L.A with Joe, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Janet, Taj, Taryll, TJ, Auggie, Jermaine, Jr, Autumn, Jaimy, Jeremy, Jourdyn, Genevieve, Steveanna, Randy Jr, Donte and Jaafar. Michael does not attend the party.

June 10 : Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

June 11 : Michael invites several fans on the set of Thriller 3-D in Culver Studios including Marika and Mounya from the french team of followers.

When they see how thin is Michael, the fans decide to write e-mails to Michael’s friends and family including Karen Faye. Karen replies that she is “aware of Michael’s condition” and is “doing everything humanly possible”.

June 13 : Michael cancels rehearsals in “Doctor’s orders”.

June 14 : Kenny Ortega exchanges e-mails with Paul Gongaware, Randy Phillips, Travis Payne and Frank Dileo about Michael’s health.

June 16 : Jermaine, Jackie, Tito & Marlon give a press conference to announce that they are back in the studio for their “40th anniversary album”. Michael is not a part of this project.

Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills and then he attends rehearsals at the Forum. On his way back to his house, Michael seems “confuse and incoherent” according yo Talitha.

This week, local D.C. attorney Henry W. Asbill of Dewey and LeBoeuf LLP appeared in court to represent Michael Jackson against the charges filed by Raymone Bain. Also, three additional attorneys from the New York firm have been arranged to help work on the case pro hac vice (as they aren’t legally licensed to practice law in D.C.) alongside Mr. Asbill, including Frank C. Salzano, Donna L Gordon, and most notably L. Londell McMillan. It is now expected that a response to the suit will be filed before the 10-day default notice is up–later this week, and that no default judgment will be awarded.

June 17 : John Branca meets with Michael and Frank Dileo during rehearsals at The Forum and they talk about working together again.

June 18 : Michael does not show up at rehearsals. Randy Phillips goes to Michael’s house at 100 Carolwood Way. In the presence of Dr Murray he demands Michael to stop seeing Dr Klein and stop takings the drugs Dr Klein give him.

Michael finally goes to the rehearsal at the Forum at 9:30 pm visibly shaken.

June 19 : During the last day of rehearsal at the Forum, Michael seems upset, not coherent, drugged and disoriented so following Kenny Ortega’s suggestion he decides to go back home in order to rest.

June 20 : A meeting takes place at Michael’s house in presence of Dr Murray, Randy Philips & Kenny Ortega.

June 21 : Michael spends father’s day with Prince, Paris and  Blanket and he also calls the Cascio family and the Lester family but in the afternoon he feels sick and calls his nurse Cherilyn Lee.

A French fan named Marika sends an email to MJ’s followers and to warn them that Michael needs help and is “scary skinny like a skeleton”.

June 22 : For the last time Michael goes to Dr Klein’s in Beverly Hills.

June 23 : Michael and the “This Is It” team start rehearsing at the Staples Center in L.A. Talitha reaches Michael’s hand after rehrarsals and says later to her friends “Michael’s hand was trembling”.

June 24 : Last day of rehearsals for “This Is It” at the Staples Center. “Earth Song”  & “Dangerous” are the last songs that Michael rehearse. Before going back home, Michael is given fan letters by his beloved Talitha.

June 25 : Last day of Michael’s life.

-12 :30 am : Michael leaves the Staples Center with a “huge smile on his face” according to Talitha.

– 1:00 am : Michael arrives at his home, 100 North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills district of Los Angeles. and Dr Murray begins treatment.

– 2:00 am : Valium pill administered

– 3:00 am : Intravenous diazebeem, IV of benzso

– 5:00 am : Other treatment

– 7:30 am : Other drugs through IV

– 10:40-11am : Infusing with propofol. At some point he ceases to breathe and dies after that.

– 11:51 am : Dr Murray call- lasted 11 mins..witness heard noises at other end of phone. Likely Conrad Murray who realized MJ was not breathing.

– 12:05 pm : Murray comes down the stairwell and tells chef Kai Chase “Get security, get Prince”.

– 12:12 pm : Dr Murray calls Michael Amir Williams, and leaves him a message.

– 12:15 pm : Williams returns call and Murray says MJ had a bad reaction.

– 12:17 pm : Williams then calls Alberto Alvarez who is in second trailer outside house, checks permission to go in house, goes upstairs to MJ’s bedroom. Alvarez sees MJ on bed, Murray doing one handed CPR on the soft bed. Murray tells Alvarez that MJ had a bad reaction and asks him to collect medical evidence. Faheem Muhammad arrives in the room. Prince & Paris also go upstairs and Paris is crying on her hands and knees. Muhammad leaves the room to whisk two of Paris and Prince, away from the foyer at the front of the room to keep them from the commotion.

– 12:21 pm : Alvarez is told to get a bag and Murray collects medical bottles, and IV bag etc., as told and only then is he told to call 911.

– 12:22 pm : Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics receive a 911 call.

-12:26 pm : Paramedics treating MJ on site. MJ’s Eyes fixed and dilated and he was cool to touch. He flatlined so heart action taking place. No observation of appropriate equipment for treatment with propofol, according to paramedics. Asked Murray about underlying medical condition. Asked Murray what drugs he had given doesn’t mention propofol. UCLA medical center advised futher care on MJ useless..they in contact with paramedics.

-12:57 pm : As the revival efforts produce no results Dr. Cooper gives the paramedics permission to pronounce MJ dead. She is told that Dr Muarry wants to continue with life saving efforts.

– 1:07 pm : Paramedics transport to UCLA Medical Center with MJ.

Prince, Paris & Blanket follow the ambulance in a car with Michael Amir Williams & Faheem Muhammad.

– 1:13 pm : Michael’s body arrives in ER room. Doctors at hospital only asked Murray what he treating MJ for. Mentioned on drug, valium and flomax..no mention of propofol to UCLA doctors.
– Doctors still tried to bring MJ to life.

– 2:26 pm : Michael Joseph Jackson is pronounced dead by Dr. Cooper

Michael Williams, Frank Dileo and  Dr Murray tell Prince, Paris & Blanket that their father is dead. Frank Dileo says “Your daddy had a heart attack and died”.

Katherine arrives to UCLA with her nephew Trent and learns from Dr Murray about Michael’s death. She then reunites with Prince, Paris & Blanket.

LaToya, Jermaine, Halima, Randy, Kathy Hilton Randy Phillips and Dr Tohme arrive to UCLA.

Jermaine announces Michael’s death in a short press conference.

Michael’s body is taken by helicopter to the coroner’s office.

LaToya signs Michael’s death certificate.

Prince, Paris and Blanket are taken to Hayvenhurst with Katherine, LaToya, Austin, Jermaine, Halima, Randy & Tito join them.

Larry King Live special on CNN with Celine Dion, Cher & Suzanne DePasse among others.

Janet who is at her home in NYC learns the tragic news from Tito on the phone. Her manager Kenneth Crear releases the following statement as reported live on CNN:

“Janet Jackson is grief stricken and devastated at the sudden loss of her brother. She is in pre-production for a movie and is flying immediately to California to be with her family.”

Janet flies from NYC to L.A.

At night LaToya goes to Michael’s Carolwood home with Jeffré Phillips, Ron Boud. Rebbie, Katherine, Trent. Janet joins them.

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