13 Sketches by Michael Jackson as well as a signed portrait, now decorate the walls of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Michael Jackson’s three children — Prince 14, Paris 13, and Blanket 9 — were present at a private ceremony to unveil the donated artwork. The children selected which art pieces would be donated, including a dozen sketches drawn and signed by Michael and a photographed portrait of him.
“To the wonderful children and families who are loved and cared for by the children’s hospital LA.
On behalf of our dear and greatly missed father Michael.
We love you all and wish you all to be in the best of health and have a very happy life with love. from our family ~ Prince Jackson”
“May the very special memory of my beautiful loving father be always in our world forever… ~ Paris Jackson”
“My fathers art and music will always make everyone happy. Blanket Jackson. I love you daddy”
On April 3, 1998 Debbie gave birth to Paris Michael Katherine Jackson at the Spalding Pain Medical Clinic of Beverly Hills. Michael attended her birth and soon took his baby girl to Neverland.
- January :
Michael recorded a demo version of “What More Can I Give” with Luciano Pavarotti.
- January 18 :
Michael won the copyright infringement case against Al Bano Carrisi for the song “Will You Be There”.
- February :
Michael met with Janet (who he didn’t see since December 95) in a Los Angeles hotel and he introduced her Prince Michael Jr.
- February 7 :
Michael had dinner with Lisa Marie at the Ivvy Restaurant in L.A.
- February 13 :
Adrian Grant held an exclusive interview of Michael in his hotel suite of Los Angeles .
Michael & Omer Bhatti hosted a party for Prince 1st birthday.
- February 20-27 :
Michael went to Seoul to attend the investiture ceremony of President Kim Dae Jung on the 25th of Feb.
Michael went to Vienna with Prince Michael Jr.
- March 10-30 :
While in Munich, Michael visited with his friends Anton & Francesca and also Marcel Avram, his former concert promoter. He also took Prince Michael Jr to the circus.
- April 3 :
Debbie gave birth to Paris Michael Katherine Jackson at the Spalding Pain Medical Clinic of Beverly Hills. Michael was present for the birth and took his baby girl to Neverland.
- April 21 :
Laurent Hopman held an exclusive interview of Michael in his hotel suite of Los Angeles .
- May 7-9 :
Michael went to the Virgin Islands with Don Barden , his new business partner with whom he discussed building casinos.
- May 15 :
Michael held a press conference in Beverly Hills to announce a series of benefit concerts for the World Peace Foundation For Children
- May 17 :
Michael went to Namibia with Don Barden. He pleads for children’s cause during the opening statement of the World Economic Forum Summit
- May 19 :
During the the Forum Summit, Michael had a private meeting with President Larent Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- Late May :
Michael & Don Barden went to Las Vegas .
- July 6 :
Michael arrived in Detroit with Don Barden where he was welcomed by hundreds of fans
- July 7 :
Michael & Don gave a press conference in Detroit to announce a Casino project named Majestic Kingdom
- July 8 :
Second press conference to support their project.
- July 9 :
Michael & Don went to New York to speak with potential financers.
- July 15 :
Michael had a two hour long private meeting with the Namibien President
- July 17 :
Michael & Don went to South Africa
- July 18 :
- July 19 :
Michael attended the 80th birthday banquet and wedding of Nelson Mandela with Stevie Wonder among others.
- July 24 :
Michael went to Tokyo.
- July 25 :
Michael attended the Kick Boxing Champion All-Star Match.
- July 27 :
Michael held a press conference in Tokyo to announce a new Japanese Company Wonder World – Land Of Toys .
- July 28 :
Michael returned back home.
- August 3 :
Michael returned to Detroit to convince the people to vote for his casino project.
- August 4 :
Michael & Stevie Wonder visited the Motown Museum in Detroit with Berry Gordy’s sister Ester Edwards.
After hearing that his project was rejected by the people of Detroit , Michael returned to Las Angeles.
- August 29 :
Michael spent his 4Oth birthday with the 3T at Janet’s concert in Las Vegas .
- September 22 :
Michael attended another Janet concert in Orlando
- Mid October :
Michael started recording new songs for his next project in Los Angeles
- October 29 :
Michael & Debbie went to the Getty museum in Los Angeles with Prince & Paris.
- November 1O-20 :
Michael went to Souh Africa with his kids as well as Lisa Marie & her kids and together thay attend Janet’s concert.
- November 25 :
Michael spent Thanksgiving at Hayvenhurst with the Jackson family, Lisa Marie & her kids
- December 10 :
Michael & Debbie attended a dinner in honor of Dr Arnold Klein (dermatologist of Michael & boss of Debbie)
- December 11-12 :
Michael attended the Grand Opening of Royal Towers of Atlantis resort in with his friend Gerry Inzerillo. He went on stage to perform “Heal The World” with a group of children.
- Mid December :
Michael went to the Hit Factory in New York where he met with Teddy Riley, Janet, & Lisa Marie.
- December 20 :
Michael took Prince & Paris to the Hilton in New York .
- December 24/25 :
Michael celebrated Christmas at Neverland with Prince, Paris, Omer Bhatti, his sister & his parents.