LaToya’s timeline : 2009

January 2 : LaToya arrives to take part in Celebrity Big Brother at Elstree TV studios in London, England.

January 21 : LaToya (who has just been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house) and Tito visit Janet at her London hotel.

January 26 : LaToya is a guest on Loose Women.

January 31 : LaToya is a guest on Tubridy Tonight in Dublin, Ireland.

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

June 07 : 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 25 : LaToya learns from Katherine the tragic news that Michael has just died from cardiac arrest. LaToya goes to UCLA Medical Center where she gets to see Michael’s body. She tries to comfort Katherine & the kids. She signs the death certificate. Prince, Paris and Blanket are taken to Hayvenhurst with Katherine, LaToya, Austin, Jermaine, Halima, Randy & Tito join them. At night LaToya goes to Michael’s Carolwood home with Jeffré Phillips, Ron Boud. Rebbie, Katherine, Trent. Janet joins them.

July 06 : The Jackson family has a private open coffin viewing of Michael’s body at Forest Lawn cemetary with Karen Faye and Michael Bush’ s help to make Michael look beautiful for eternity.

July 07 : The whole Jackson family and friends attend a private memorial early in the morning at Forest Lawn cemetary. Then they go to the public memorial at the Staples Center in downtown L.A. The tribute show is aired live all around the world. At the end, the Jackson family and all the artist perform “We Are The World” and “Heal The World” with Prince, Paris and Blanket. Paris ends the tribute with a moving speech calling Michael “the best daddy you could ever imagine” before breaking in Janet’s arms. Following the memorial at Staples, the family has a lunch reception at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel ballroom with a couple hundred of their nearest and dearest friends.

July 12 : In a new shocking interview to UK journalist Caroline Graham from The Mail On Sunday, LaToya tells the world “my brother was murdered”.

July 28 : La Toya is releasing a new single called “Home” on iTunes in Michael’s memory. All proceeds will go to AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of Michael’s favorite charities.

August 3 : Katherine goes to the Los Angeles Superior Court with Rebbie, LaToya and Randy where the judge names her permanent guardian of Prince, Paris & Blanket.The Judge also grants visitation rights for Debbie Rowe as well as spousal support based on the agreement she struck with Michael several years ago.

August 6 : LaToya gives her first TV interview about Michael’s death on German TV Show RED.

September 03 : Michael is finally buried in The Great Mausoleum at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, CA. The service is attended by approximately 200 family and close friends. The pallbearers are Michael’s five brothers : Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy Jackson. At the beginning of the ceremony, Prince, Paris & Blanket put a crown on their father’s coffin to signify the final resting place of the King of Pop. The opening prayer is delivered by Pastor Lucius Smith. Gladys Knight sings the gospel hymn “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” accompanied by Greg Phillinganes. Songwriter Clifton Davis sings The Jackson 5 song “Never Can Say Goodbye,” Following the funerals the family and the guests go to Villa Sorriso Ristorante — an Italian restaurant in Pasadena.

September 11 : LaToya gives an interview about Michael to Barbara Walters on ABC’s 20/20.

September 14 : Latoya visits Millions of Milshakes  in Los Angeles, California.

September 16 : LaToya is a guest on The View where she discusses Michael’s death.

September 24 : LaToya attends the Macy’s Passport 2009 Fashion Show at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

September 30 : LaToya and Jermaine pay tribute to Michael at the MOBO Awards in London and accept a Lifetime Achievment Award on his behalf.

October 01 : LaToya is a guest on the Paul O’Grady Show taped in London.

October 05 : LaToya gives an interview on GMTV taped in London.

October 06 : Latoya attends ‘The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus’ UK film premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square in London, England.

October 18 : Latoya Jackson attends the 25th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles in West Hollywood, California.

October 20 : Katherine, LaToya & Jermaine attend a MJ tribute at ABC’s show “Dancing With The Stars”.

October 27 : Katherine, Rebbie, Latoya, Randy & Janet decline an invitation to the “This Is It” premiere in L.A.

October 31 : Latoya Serves Milkshakes To Raise Money For Aids Project LA at Millions Of Milkshakes in West Hollywood, California.

November : Dutch TV star Wendy van Dijk interviews LaToya in her show in which she interviews celebrities in her Japanese “Ushi” disguise.

November 18 : LaToya attends US Weekly’s Hot Hollywood 2009 party at Voyeur in West Hollywood, California.

November 21 : LaToya attends GBK’s American Music Awards Luxury Gift Lounge in Los Angeles, California.

November 24 : The whole family gathers at Hayvenhurst to have pre-Thanksgiving dinner with Prince, Paris & Blanket.

November 28 : LaToya is a guest at the ‘Menschen 2009’ show  in Munich, Germany.

December 06 : LaToya is a guest on Menschen TV Show in Germany.

December 17 : LaToya Jackson shops at Target for HIV/AIDS patients and their families in Los Angeles, California.

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