March 31 : Janet & Rene secretly get married and move into a beach house in Malibu
July 27 : Michael invites the Jackson family to Neverland to celebrate the first ever Joe Jackson Day. Katherine, Joe, Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine & Janet and the grandchildren attend the event.
September : Jermaine, Margaret and their children move back to Hayvenhurst in Janet & Latoya’s rooms.
September 12 : Latoya publishes her autobiography “Growing Up In The Jackson Family” which causes a great controversy. During her promotional tour, LaToya gives many interviews with Jack Gordon by her side (including the Phil Donahue Show) and she claims that Rebbie and her sexually abused by Joe…
The Jackson family denies the allegations and claims LaToya was brainwashed by her manager/husband Jack Gordon…
November : Randy is arrested after Eliza phones the police to report that the beatings have not stopped. Randy is sentenced to one month in jail, two years’ probation, and ordered to enroll in a domestic violence rehabilitation program. Eliza files for divorce and custody of Steveanna.
November 13 : Katherine, Joe, Rebbie & Jermaine give a press conference in Paris to announce a clothing line. Later they are guests on French TV Show Sacrée Soirée where they claim LaToya was brainwashed by Jack Gordon.