February 26, 1983 in History
Event:
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 37 weeks



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1983

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February 26


Michael Jackson History:
June 25, 2009 - Internet traffic reaches unprecedented levels after entertainer Michael Jackson's death triggers an outpouring of worldwide grief
May 6, 1997 - Michael Jackson and Bee Gees inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
December 6, 1995 - Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special
September 8, 1994 - MTV awards feature newlyweds Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley
May 26, 1994 - Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26)
January 25, 1994 - Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court
February 10, 1993 - "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC and drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people
January 25, 1993 - 20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win
November 14, 1991 - Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV
November 2, 1991 - Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
May 13, 1991 - "Michael Jackson: Magic and Madness" goes on sale
March 20, 1991 - Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records
June 9, 1990 - Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage
June 7, 1990 - Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
May 29, 1987 - Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains
September 19, 1986 - "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres
August 10, 1985 - Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million
February 28, 1984 - 26th Grammy Awards: Beat It, Michael Jackson wins 8
February 7, 1984 - Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS
January 27, 1984 - Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial
December 1, 1982 - Michael Jackson releases 'Thriller'
August 29, 1958 - Michael Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana, singer, Thriller, Bad


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