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Michael Jackson Appearances in Las Vegas

June 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

RIP Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson made several appearances in Las Vegas over the years. The King of Pop was also friends to Steve Wynn, Siegfried and Roy.

The following is a timeline for the different appearances Michael Jackson made to Las Vegas from when he first performed at the MGM Grand in 1974 to the day of his passing, June 25th 2009.

1974 – The Jackson 5 performed at the original MGM Grand

Nov. 19, 2003 – An arrest warrant for Michael Jackson is issued on multiple counts of child molestation. Jackson is in Las Vegas when the warrant was executed

Nov. 20, 2003 - Jackson leaves from the North Las Vegas airport to fly to Santa Barbara, California to turn over his passport and be fingerprinted

Nov. 20, 2003 – Jackson returns to Las Vegas landing at the Henderson Executive Airport that same evening. His children are with him and he causes quite a stir as his motorcade drives around the valley for two hours. He waves and shakes hands with fans along the way. He stays the night at the Green Valley Ranch Resort

Dec. 24, 2006 - US magazine reports that Jackson moved into a house in the gated community of Spanish Trail

May 18, 2007 – A settlement is reached at the Clark County District Court between Jackson and company auctioning Jackson memorabilia at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

May 30 & 31, 2007 - Personal items of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 are auctioned off in a two-day event. Among the items auctioned are personal letters from Jackson to his siblings as well as clothing and even the first drafts of famous Jackson 5 songs. The items had been confiscated from a warehouse when one of Jackson’s associates went bankrupt

June 25, 2007 – Michael Jackson and his sister Janet Jackson attempt to get some of the items sold in the auction returned to them

July 17, 2007 – A Nevada judge rules that Michael Jackson may get some of his belongings back

Dec. 21, 2007 - Jackson goes shopping with his children at a Las Vegas book store and photographs of him bandaged and disguised make their way around the world

June 2008 – Colony Capital, which owns the Las Vegas Hilton, reportedly talks with Jackson about bringing a show to Las Vegas

June 25, 2009 – Michael Jackson dies from cardiac arrest in California. Michael Jackson’s father Joe is in Las Vegas at the time of his son’s death

RIP Michael Jackson

source: lasvegasnow.com/Global/story.asp?S=10597988
photo credit: singerpictures.com/michael-jackson-picture-11085.html

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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Karyssa // Nov 28, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    RIP KING WE LUV U SEE U IN HEAVEN AND ILL KEEP DANCING FOR U AND BECAUSE OF U WHEN I DANCE LIKE U AT PLACES EVERYONE SAYS THAT U WERE…NO R THE GREATEST KING EVER!!

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