January 10 : LaToya appears as herself in an episode of MADtv.
March 3 : An order is entered by District Judge Carl J. Christensen at Clark County, Nevada dissolving the marriage between LaToya and Jack Gordon and awarding LaToya royalties and property.
The order concludes with a response to Jackson’s petition for a restraining order against Gordon; it is ordered by the court that Gordon and Jackson are both strictly prohibited from going within 100 feet of each other, each other’s work place or residence, or any member of each other’s family. Gordon is ordered to provide Jackson with a $350,000 settlement and pay $15,000 to cover Jackson’s attorney fees.
March 14 : LaToya goes to Spain where she gives an interview to Alfonso Arus and she is a guest on Risas y estrellas.
April 3 : Debbie Rowe gives birth to Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, second child of Michael, at the Spalding Pain Medical Clinic of Beverly Hills.
August 29 : Janet gives a concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Michael spends his 40th birthday with Taj & Taryll and they attend Janet’s concert together. LaToya also attends the concert but doesn’t get to see Michael.
September 9 : LaToya performs on a TV show in Germany.