July 1 : Mayor Tom Bradley declares “Jackson Day” in Los Angeles in honour of the group achievements. Some 300 guests attend a party in the City National Bank Vault in Beverly Hills including Katherine, LaToya & Janet.
August 1 : Good Times ‘ last episode with Janet as Penny is aired on CBS.
August 16 : Michael is on the cover of Jet Magazine with an exclusive interview and a photoshoot that took place at Hayvenhurst with Katherine, Janet and LaToya.
December 15 : Janet joins the cast of “A New Kind Of Family” sitcom on ABC. She plays the character of Jojo Ashton for 3 episodes. The show is canceled shortly after.
December 18 + 19 : Janet attends the Jacksons ‘s concerts at the Forum in Inglewood.