A Potted History of Michael Jackson
1958 Michael Jackson is born in Gary Indy.
1964 The Jackson Five are founded
1970 Michael Jackson goes solo, with among others “Rockin’ Robin”
1979 Michael Jackson releases “Off The Wall”
1982 Michael Jackson releases the hugely successful “Thriller” album
1984 Michael Jackson’s hair catches fire whilst filming a Pepsi commercial
1986 Michael Jackson discusses his skin condition vetiligo, and introduces the world to Bubbles his pet chimp
1988 Michael Jackson’s nose causes public comment; the British tabloids nickname him “Wacko Jacko”
1993 Michael Jackson tells Oprah Winfrey he was abused as a child. He also is rumoured to be trying to buy the skeleton of the Elephant Man
1994 Michael Jackson marries Marie Presley. The marriage lasts until 1996.
1996 Michael Jackson marries Debbie Rowe. They have a son Prince, and daughter Paris. They divorce in 1999.
2002 Michael Jackson dangles his son Prince Michael II outside of a Berlin hotel window
2003 Santa Barbara police book Michael Jackson on various charges of child molestation.
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