~1991~ Dangerous, Black or White: Panther Dance
Michael recorded the song “Dangerous”.
The single Do The Bart Man produced by Bryan Loren and featuring background vocals by Michael was released.
- March 18:
Michael & Madonna dined together at the Ivy restaurant in Los Angeles .
- March 20:
In New York City , the biggest deal is music industry was signed between Michael Jackson & Sony Software who bought CBS Epic Records. For a potential $1 billion, Michael agreed to a fifteen year, six-album record and film contract and also became CEO of his own record label Nation Records (later renamed MJJ MUSIC)
- March 25:
The title of Michael’ new album was revealed to be “Dangerous”.
- April 8:
Michael organized a seat chimp party to raise money for Jane Goodall’s ape research institute.
- April 9:
Michael & Madonna went o to the Spago restaurant in Los Angeles . Michael offers to do a duet with her on the song In The Closet but she refused.
Michael paid for the funeral of David Ruffin, a member of The Temptations.
Michael was co-chairman of a Stevie Wonder presentation of the Nelson Mandela Award.
The tabloids published stolen pictures of a photo session of Michael by Herb Ritts.
Michael enlisted the help of producers L.A Reid & Babyface
- June 19:
Michael visited the island of Bermuda with Home Alone star, Macauley Culkin & his family.
- June 23:
Michael & Macauley go to Disneyworld in Orlando
New surfaces of Michael’s first movie for Colombia Picture Entertainment, a science fiction musical extravaganza named MidKnight.
- July 26:
Michael & Emmanuel Lewis visited the Community Youth Sports & Arts Foundation Center in Los Angeles .
The media report that Steven Spielberg had invited Michael to make a cameo appearance in his new film Hook, based on the book Peter Pan.
- July 27:
Michael invited the Jackson family to Neverland to celebrate the first ever Joe Jackson Day. Katherine, Joe, Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine & Janet and the grandchildren attend the event. Later at Hayvenhurst, Joe received his present from Janet & Michael.. A boat
- August 7:
Michael went to Disneyland with a young friend.
- August 26:
Macauley Culkin spent his 11th birthday in Neverland with all his family & Michael.
- September 19:
Michael lent his voice to a character of the cartoon The Simpsons.
- October 7:
Elizabeth Taylor marries for the eighth time to Larry Fortensky at Neverland. Michael paid for everything and gave the bride away in the ceremony. Many celebrities attend the wedding which is almost interrupted by paparazzi.
- October 21:
Michael, Elizabeth & Larry were on the cover of People magazine.
- October 29 :
Michael & Bruce Swedien completed the “Dangerous” album in Los Angeles .
- Early November:
Thirty seconds ads directed by David Lynch began airing on TV to promote the for the forthcoming release of Dangerous.
- November 2:
“Black Or White”, the first single from the Dangerous album was unofficially leaked to US radio stations.
Michael was on the cover of TV Guide.
- November 3:
Michael began filiming the video for “Remember The Time” in Los Angeles directed by John Singleton and featured Eddie Murphy, Iman & Magic Johnson.
- November 6:
“Black Or White” was officially premiered to radio stations all around the world while a thirty seconds commercial directed by David Lynch begins airing on TV to promote the forthcoming release of Dangerous.
- November 11:
- November 14:
The “Black Or White” video was premiered in 27 countries around the world by almost 500 million viewers. The 11 minutes short film was directed by John Landis and features Macauley Culkin, Brandi Jackson, George Wendt, Heavy D, Wade Robson, Bart & Omer Simpson.
- November 15:
Following controversy over the last part of the “Black Or White” Video, Michael issued a statement and decided to edit his video.
* Black or White Panther Dance:
- November 15/16:
Michael performed “Black Or White” & “Will You Be There” at the taping of the MTV’s 10th Anniversary Special to be aired on November 27TH.
- November 18:
Michael & Brooke Shields went to dinner at the Inn Of The Seventh Ray Restaurant in Malibu .
- November 20:
Michael sent a video-taped message to the London listening party Of Dangerous.
- November 21:
The album Dangerous was released in Europe .
- November 22:
- November 29
Michael appeared on the cover of Entertainment Tonight.
- December 2:
Michael appeared on the cover of Jet magazine.
- December 11:
Michael was given a private visit to the Guinness World Of Records Museum.