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1979 - The Jacksons perform Destiny tour in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1984 - Magician Franz Harary levitates Michael Jackson backstage. Harary will be in charge of the stage illusions at Jackson's upcoming concert.

1992 - A biographic film detailing the Jacksons' life airs on ABC. Although it isn't a superficial representation, some aspects are overlooked, such as patriarch Joseph Jackson's abusive treatment towards his children, certain members of the family indicating he was more abusive than portrayed, as well as more infidel in his marriage. Other areas are also grossly neglected, and some errors also intervene. The film, however, will draw very high ratings.

2003 - Michael was honored for his contributions to Racial Harmony at the Third Annual "Power of Oneness" Awards held at the Universal Studios Hollywood Globe Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Ed Begley Jr., The Jim Henson Company, Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary and Brad Gluckstein are among the illustrious honorees.

Michael Jackson received The Power of Oneness Lifetime Achievement Award for his lifelong commitment to writing, singing and speaking about the need for us to take responsibility for the worlds children and making the our world a better place. "Man in the Mirror", "Heal the World", "Black Or White", "The Lost Children", "We Are the World", and "What More Can I Give" are but a few of the inspiring songs Michael has recorded during his career, showing by example how music can be used to entertain, heal and educate.

The 2003 Power of Oneness Awards ceremony preceded by a dinner & silent auction; items for auction have been donated by Universal Music, Michael Jackson, Carlos Santana, artist Romero Britto, Tiffany & Co., and many more. The awards program (written and directed by off-Broadway playwright and choreographer, Kamal Sinclair-Steele) promised to be a vibrant fusion of dance, music, multi-media, spoken-word and theatrical presentations representing a vivid celebration of the creativity and diversity of the human family - a celebration of our oneness.

2003, Michael Jackson accepts, from Neverland Ranch, the "Power Of Oneness" Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the Annual Power Of Oneness Awards in Universal Studios, Hollywood, for his contributions to racial harmony, life-long commitment to singing, writing and speaking of the world's responsibility towards its children and the betterment of the planet. Oneness is a non-profit organization co-founded by American record producer, songwriter, musician and singer, K.C. Porter in 1999, with a mission of eliminating racism and promoting racial unity through the healing quality of music and the arts.

2006 - Michael attends the 18th Annual World Music Awards ceremony at Earl Court in London, England. Beyonce presents him with the Diamond Award, the top accolade, which honors outstanding recording-artists who have sold over 100 million albums during their career. Thriller album has sold more than 104 million copies worldwide since its release in 1982 - making it the best selling album of all time. Michael performs a few lines of We Are The World for the children's chorus rendition of final.

2010 - The Very Best Of Michael Jackson and Diana Ross is released.

The Queen of Motown and the King of Pop together for the first time on a 2-CD best of. Inducted in 1988 and in 1997 into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Supremes and the Jackson 5 have paved the way for a whole generation of artists. Their songs, their dances and their styles have influenced generations of fans while defining the standards of pop music. For the first time on a 2CD box are the greatest hits of these two legendary groups as well as selected tracks of their leaders: Michael Jackson & Diana Ross. More than a compilation of classics, it is a journey through the world’s most charismatic artists of all time.

Disc 1 (Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5)

1. I Want You Back
2. ABC
3. The Love You Save
4. I’ll Be There
5. My Girl
6. Ain’t No Sunshine
7. Dancing Machine
8. Rockin’ Robin
9. Ben
10. Got To Be There
11. I Wana Be Where You Are
12. Don’t Know Why I Love You
13. Mama’s Pearl
14. Hallelujah Day
15. The Boggie Man
16. Maybe Tomorrow
17. Ready Or Not
18. One Day In Your Life
19. My Cherie Amour
20. You’ve Got A Friend
21. Music And Me
22. Who’s Lovin’ You
23. Never Can Say Goodbye

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