The Michael Jackson Archives
Apr 20

The Jacksons at the start of the Triumph Tour in 1981

Marlon, Jackie, Michael, and Randy Jackson in 1978
Mar 30

Marlon, Jackie, Michael, and Randy Jackson in 1978

Michael Jackson speaking to actor Rob Lowe backstage of the 1988 Bad Tour
Mar 30

Michael Jackson speaking to actor Rob Lowe backstage of the 1988 Bad Tour

Michael Jackson and Grace Jones in 1988 backstage of the Bad Tour
Mar 30

Michael Jackson and Grace Jones in 1988 backstage of the Bad Tour

Mar 24

MIchael Jackson at Sammy Davis Jr.’s 60th Birthday Celebration gala. MJ performed a special song for Sammy titled “You Were There”

Although taped in late 1989, the special aired in February 1990

Mar 24

Michael Jackson at the Jackson Family home aka “Hayvenhurst” in the summer of 1979 during a photoshoot by Issac Sutton for Jet magazine

the light blue Rolls Royce car was Michael’s first car and bought after he got his drivers license at 21

Michael would appear on the cover of Jet, weeks after the release of his album, “Off The Wall”

Feb 25

Michael Jackson in November 1986 on the set, filming the short film for “Bad”

Feb 20

Michael Jackson at the 11th American Music Awards on January 16, 1984

Michael won:
-Favorite Pop/Rock Male
-Favorite Pop/Rock Album
-Favorite Pop/Rock Single
-Favorite Pop/Rock Video
-Favorite Soul/R&B Male
-Favorite Soul/R&B Album
-Favorite Soul/R&B Video

He was also awarded the American Music Award of Merit, becoming the youngest individual to recieve the honor, at the age of 25

Feb 20

Michael Jackson in 1986 at the press announcement of his second partnership with Pepsi in New York City. 

Michael Jackson and the movie character “E.T.” in a promotional shot for the 1982 MCA release “E.T: The Storybook Album”Although recalled shortly after its release, the album peaked at #37 on the Billboard 200 and #82 on the UK album chart and won “Best Children’s Recording” at the 1984 Grammy Awards
Feb 20

Michael Jackson and the movie character “E.T.” in a promotional shot for the 1982 MCA release “E.T: The Storybook Album”

Although recalled shortly after its release, the album peaked at #37 on the Billboard 200 and #82 on the UK album chart and won “Best Children’s Recording” at the 1984 Grammy Awards