Deepak Choprah introduces Grace Rwaramba to Michael and she is hired as a secretary at MJJ Productions.
January : Michael is on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
Anton Furst, the director of MidKnight commits suicide which puts the film on ice.
January 14 : “Remember The Time” is released as the second single from the “Dangerous” album.
February 2: Fox, BET & MTV simultaneously premiere the 9 minute short film for “Remember The Time”. It peaks at #3 on Hot 100 Billboard.
February 3 : Michael holds a press conference at Radio City Music Hall in New York to announce his new endorsement deal with Pepsi + his new world tour to raise funds for his newly formed Heal The World Foundation.
While in NYC, Michael spends time with the Cascio family.
February 5 : Michael is in Washington D.C to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from NABOB (National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters) Reverend Jesse Jackson present him the award.
February 10 : Michael departs from Los Angeles for a one week tour of Africa (with Brett Barnes).
February 11 : Michael is welcomed by 100 000 people when he arrives in Libreville in Congo. President Omar Bongo presents him with a Medal Of Honour at the Ambassador’s Hall in the Presidential Palace.
February 14 : Michael is crowned King Sanwi on the Ivory Coas by tribal chief Amon N’Djafolk. Based on mystic readings and possible DNA tests, a tribal chief asserted that he was a descendent of Sanwi royalty and invited him to be crowned king-in-waiting.
February 16 : Michael returns Abidjan and takes a break to spend some time with orphaned and abandoned children, then Michael invites groups of orphans to his hotel at the International Hotel in Abidjan.
February 17 : Michael arrives in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, where he is received by Prime Minister Hassan Diria. President Ali Hassan Mwinyi honores Michael and visits him at his hotel.ago.
Michael is on the cover of Jet Magazine for ” Remember The Time ” : Michael Jackson’s New Video Remember The Time When Blacks Were Kings And Queens
February 18 : Michael visits a school for orphans in Sinza in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam.
During his trip to Africa, Michael visited medical centers, schools, churches, institutions for children & educational NGOs for children with disabilities.
February 19: Michael arrives in London with Brett Barnes and they check in the Dorchester Hotel.
February 20 : Michael & Brett visit Hamleys Toy Store and Rock Circus on Picadilly Circus
February 21 : Michael visits Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.
February 22 : Michael visits comedian Benny Hill at the Royal Brompton Hospital
February 23 : Michael flies back to Los Angeles.
March 16 : Michael is on the cover of Jet magazine with an interview in Africa.
March 29 : Michael films the video for “In The Closet” directed by Herb Ritts and featuring Naomi Campbell. He has dinner with the winner of a MTV Contest.
April 9 : “In The Closet” Is released as the 3rd single from the “Dangerous” album. It peaks at #6 on Hot 100 Billboard.
April 20 : Michael is in Chicago to film the video for Jam featuring Michael Jordan, Kriss Kross and rapper Heavy D. Jimmy Safechuck, Brett Barnes, Macauley Culkin & Wade Robson visit him on the set.
While in Chicago, Michael visits Macauley Culkin on the set of “Home Alone 2”.
April 23 : The “In The Closet” short film is premiered on FOX, MTV & BET.
Michael is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
Michael meets Jordy Chandler and they exchange phone numbers.
Michael starts the Dangerous Tour rehearsals in L.A with Kenny Ortega, Lavelle Smith, Greg Phillinganes and Brad Buxer.
May 1 : Michael is in Washington to accept a Point Of Light Award from President Bush. While in Washington , Michael visits a little girl, Raynal Pope, who was mauled by dogs.
May 6 : Michael covers the funeral costs of Ramon Sanchez who was killed by a stray bullet during the LA riots.
May 16 : Michael tapes his rehearsals at At Culver Studios.
June : Michael shoots the video for “Who Is It” (directed by David Fincher).
Dangerous Tour rehearsals continue in L.A.
June 3 : Michael goes to Manhattan in NYC to attend “One To One” gala where he is awarded for his charity work. And then he goes to Tavern On The Green and Plaza Oak with Donald Trump & Elizabeth Taylor.
June 18 : “Dancing The Dream”, a book of poetry & essays from Michael Jackson is published by Doubleday.
June 19 : The “Jam” video is premiered on FOX, BET & MTV.
June 23 : Michael arrives in London to hold a press conference about his Heal The World Foundation (he takes Brett Barnes with him on tour)
June 24 : Michael & his entourage arrive in Munich . Travelling with him are Brett Barnes, Bob Jones, Bill Bray, Wayne Nagin, Karen Faye, Michael Bush & the whole tour crew.
June 25 : Michael films the video for ‘Give In To Me with” Slash in Munich .
June 26 : Michael presents a cheque to the Mayor of Munich for the city’s needy children at the capital’s City Hall.
June 27 : Michael kicks off the Dangerous World Tour at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany.
June 29 : Michael visits Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam to donate £100 000.
June 30/July 1 : Concerts in Rotterdam, Holland.
July : The new Jackson/Pepsi commercials “Dreams” & “I’ll Be There” are aired on TV.
July 13 : “Jam” is released as the 4th single from the “Dangerous” album. It peaks at #26 on Hot 100 Billboard.
July 4 : Concert in Rome, Italy.
July 6/7 : Concerts in Monza, Italy.
July 9 : Michael takes Brett Barnes to Phantasialand in Cologne.
July 11 : Concert in Cologne, Germany.
July 13 : The “Who Is It” video is premiered on BBC2 but Michael withdraws it the day after.
July 15 : Concert in Oslo, Norway.
July 17/18 : Concerts in Stockholm, Sweden.
July 20 : Concert in Copenhagen, Denmark.
July 22 : Concert in Werchter, England.
July 25 : Concert in Dublin, Ireland.
July 26 : Michael visits Disneyland Paris for the first time with Brett Barnes.
July 29 : Michael arrives to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in London with Mickey & Minnie characters! Later he checks in the Dorchester Hotel.
July 30 : Concert at the Wembley arena in London. Janet, Rene & Tina attend the show.
July 31 : Michael meets Prince Charles backstage before his second Wembley concert and presents him with a cheque for £200 000 for the Prince’s Trust.
August 1 : Michael cancels the third Wembley concert at the last minute.
August 5 : Concert in Cardiff, UK.
August 8 : Concert in Bremen, Germany.
August 10 : Concert in Hambourg, Germany.
August 13 : Concert in Hameln, Germany.
August 16 : Concert in Leeds, UK.
August 18 : Concert in Glasgow, UK.
August 20/22/23 : Concerts at the Wembley arena in England.
August 25 : Michael attends the first Heal The World European Children’s Congress at the Regent’s College in London despite suffering from laryngitis.
August 26 : Concert in Vienna, Austria.
August 28 : Concert in Frankfurt, Germany.
August 29 : Michael spends his 34th birthday in Regensburg at the castle of Princess Gloria Von Thurn And Taxis .
August 30 : Concert in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
August 31 : “Who Is It” is released in Europe as the 5th single from the “Dangerous” album
September 2 : Concert in Beyreuth.
Michael phones to Ryan White’s mother during her appearance at the Maury Povich US TV Show.
September 4 : Concert in East Berlin, Germany.
September 6 : Michael cancels his concert in Gelsenkirchen because of severe throat problems.
September 8 : Concert in Lausanne, Switzerland.
September 11 : Michael cancels another concert in Basel, Switzerland.
September 13 : Concert at the Hippodrome de Vincennes, near Paris, France.
September 16 : Concert in Toulouse, France.
September 18 : Concert in Barcelona, Spain.
September 21 : Concert in Oviedo, Spain.
September 23 : Concert in Madrid, Spain.
September 26 : Concert in Lisbon, Portugal.
September 27 : Michael arrives in Bucharest, Roumania.
September 30 : Michael officially launches his Heal The World Foundation at an orphanage in Bucharest in presence of the prime minister of Roumania.
October 1 : Michael’s concert in Bucharest is broadcasted live to 61 countries across the world.
October 2 : Michael arrives in Istanbul.
Alejandra Loaiza gives birth to Randy Jackson Jr in Colombia, South America.
When Randy learns about it, he flies to Colombia and take Alejandra back to California with their children Genevieve & Randy Jr.
October 4 : Five hours before Michael is due to perform in Istanbul , the concert is postponed. Michael goes to London.
October 5 : Michael consults a Harley Streetspecialist regarding throat problems.On doctor’s orders Michael has to cancel the remaining of the European tour in order to rest.
October 6 : Michael flies back to L.A and goes back home to Neverland.
October 10 : Cable TV network HBO broadcasts another version of the Bucharest concert earning the highest cable TV ratings in history!
November 14 : Michael is on the cover of TV Guide.
November 15-18 : The Jacksons-An American Dream is aired on ABC. This mini series about the Jackson family produced by Jermaine & Margaret and becomes a huge success.
November 23 : “Heal The World” is released as the 5th single from the “Dangerous” album .It peaks at #27 on Hot 100 Billboard.
November 24 : Inside a hangar at New York ’s John F Kennedy Airport , Michael witnesses the loading of 43 tons of medical supplies flown by Heal The World & Americares.
December 9 : At the Billboard Music Awards, Michael accepts two awards through a video presentation filmed earlier with Phil Collins at Neverland.
Michael arrives in Tokyo, Japan and checks in the Capitol Hotel.
December 10 : At a press conference at the American Consulate, Michael accepts a cheque of $100 000 for Heal The World.
December 12/14 : Concert at the Tokyo Dome.
December 15 : Michael visits Sega Enterprises and discusses a new project.
December 17 : Concert at the Tokyo Dome.
December 18 : Michael visits Disneyland Tokyo.
December 19/22/24 : Concerts at the Tokyo Dome.
December 26-28 : Michael flies to Nagasaki-Ken to visit the amusement park Huis Ten with Tito’s children, the 3T.
December 29 : Michael returns to Disneyland Tokyo with the 3T.
December 30/31 : Last concerts of the first leg of the Dangerous tour at the Tokyo Dome with Slash playing the guitar!