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.