• A Year Of Michael Jackson News Since His Death

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    As the one year anniversary of the King of Pop’s death  approaches, NewsOne has compiled a time line of the events that ensued directly after his death and the controversy surrounding his death up until now. Readers can take a look back at all the headlines from one year ago.

    JUNE 2009:

    June 26: Meet MJ’s Doctor: Conrad Murray

    June 26: Debbie Rowe May Get Custody Of Jackson Children

    June 27:  Lawyer For Doctor: Jackson Had A Pulse When Found

    June 27: Jackson’s Comeback Tour To Become Tribute Concert

    June 29: Michael Jackson’s Will Surfaces

    June 30: Public Memorial Planned For Jackson At Neverland

    June 30:  Debbie Rowe Was Not MJ’s Lover, The Kids Are Not His Sons

    June 30: Michael Jackson Kept Dad Out Of Will

    As the news breaks about MJ’s death, the public scrambles to find any information regarding the circumstances of his death and the issue of Michael’s will arises.

    JULY 2009:

    July 1: Jackson’s Will To Be Filed In Court Today

    July 1: Fans Gather For Apollo Theater’s Jackson Memorial

    July 1: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sharpton, Spike Honor MJ At Apollo

    July 1: Jackson Has Top Three Albums Of The Week

    July 1: MJ’s Will Cuts Out Ex-Wife, Names Diana Ross Back Up Guardian

    July 2: DEA Joins Police In Michael Jackson Death Probe

    July 6: Millions Tweet For MJ Memorial Tickets

    July 6: Judge Gives Control of MJ’s Estate To Lawyer Not Mother

    July 7: GALLERY: Michael Jackson Memorial Service

    July 8: GOP Opposes Resolution Honoring Michael Jackson

    July 8: Doctor Denies Giving Jackson Dangerous Drugs

    July 8: Coroner Still Has MJ’s Brain

    July 8: VIDEO: Times Square Farewell For MJ

    July 9: Michael Jackson’s Final Resting Place A Mystery

    July 9: VIDEO: At Jackson Family Home, A Shrine Grows

    July 10: LAPD: Michael Jackson’s Drug History To Be Probed

    July 10: VIDEO: Joe Jackson Suspects Foul Play In MJ’s Death

    July 10: Joe Jackson Will Attend MJ Memorial Service In Gary, Indiana

    July 13: La Toya Jackson Says MJ Was Murdered

    July 14: Michael Jackson’s Estate Open For Business

    July 16: UPDATE: MJ’s Death Not Being Investigated As Homicide

    July 16: New Michael Jackson Video Game Is In Development

    July 21: VIDEO: Joe Jackson Denies Beating Michael, “Jackson 3″ Rumors

    July 22: Feds Raid MJ’s Doctor’s Office

    July 24: MJ’s Doctor Is The Target Of A Manslaughter Investigation

    July 27: Jackson Family Attorney Speaks On Custody And Estate

    July 28: Source: Doctor Gave MJ Injection Before He Died

    July 28: DEA Searched MJ’s Doctor’s Home

    July 30: Katherine Jackson Will Get Full Custody Of MJ’s Kids

    July 31: EXCLUSIVE: The FULL Joe Jackson Interview

    Throughout the month of July, the contents of MJ’s will are revealed, upsetting several of his family members. People begin to speculate the cause of his death. Michael’s doctor Conrad Murray is accused of  killing Michael. Thousands of fans grieve his death.

    AUGUST 2009:

    August 3: MJ’s Dermatologist Objects To Katherine Jackson Getting Custody Of MJ’s Kids

    August 5: Joe Jackson Won’t Help Raise MJ’s Kids

    August 5: Michael Jackson Movie Is In The Works

    August 8: Report: Michael Jackson’s Toxicology Report Shows Lethal Amount Of Propofol

    August 10: Godfather To MJ’s Kids Says He’s Biological Father Of Paris

    August 11: 3-D Michael Jackson Movie Will Be Released In October

    August 17: Joe Jackson Says MJ Will Be Buried In L.A. On His Birthday

    August 18: Katherine Jackson May File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against MJ’s Doctor

    August 18: Dr. Conrad Murray: I Have Faith The Truth Will Prevail

    August 21: Godfather To MJ’s Kids Says He Donated Sperm Because MJ Found Sex Difficult

    August 24: Coroner Rules MJ’s Death A Homicide

    August 29: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICHAEL: NewsOne’s Full Coverage

    August 30: Thousands Celebrate MJ At Spike Lee-Sponsored Birthday Bash

    August 31: Joe Jackson: “Someone Should Pay” For Michael’s Death

    In the month of August controversy sparks about MJ’s kids and family members struggle with being the topic of discussion in the media. Statements are released pertaining to a movie being made in Michael’s honor.

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    SEPTEMBER 2009:

    September 1: Joe Jackson: “I Didn’t Know Michael Was Taking Drugs”

    September 3: Michael Jackson To Be Buried Tonight

    September 4: VIDEO: Inside Michael Jackson’s Funeral

    September 11: MJ’s First Recording Unearthed

    September 29: MJ “This Is It” Film Breaks Advance Ticket Sales Records

    Joe Jackson still continues to make claims about the death of his son and tickets for Michael’s move go on sale in September.

    OCTOBER 2009:

    October 1: Autopsy Reveals Michael Jackson Was Healthy

    October 8: Michael Jackson’s Doctor Facing Arrest

    October 13: Michael Jackson Nominated For “Artist Of The Year” AMA

    October 14:  Michael Jackson’s Kids To Star In Reality Show

    October 28: Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” Premieres Worldwide

    MJ’s doctor gets arrested and Mj’s kids get a chance to show the public how they are dealing with the death through talks of a reality show.

    NOVEMBER 2009:

    November 16: Janet Jackson Says She Blames Conrad Murray For MJ’s Death

    November 17: LA Pushes To Be Repaid $3 Million For Michael Jackson’s Funeral

    November 18: Joe Jackson Says Michael Jackson’s Will Was Forged

    November 18: Man Whose Son Accused MJ Of Molestation Found Dead

    November 23: Michael Jackson Wins 4 Awards At AMAs

    Although the initial shock of MJ’s death has worn off, members of the Jackson family still struggle with the death and make several accusations.

    DECEMBER 2009:

    December 22: The FBI Investigated Michael Jackson For Child Molestation

    December 24: Documentary On MJ Doctor Conrad Murray Planned

    More investigations take place in the month of December to uncover more details about Michael’s past.

    JANUARY 2010:

    January 8: Source: DA To Seek Indictment Of Jackson Doctor

    January 26: Michael Jackson Dolls To Hit UK Shops

    Michael is honored by having his own doll and his doctor still struggles as he is accused of killing Michael.

    FEBRUARY 2010:

    February 3: BREAKING: Doc To Be Charged For Michael Jackson’s Manslaughter Today

    February 8: UPDATE: Conrad Murray Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For MJ’s Death

    February 9: Joe Jackson: Murray “A Fall Guy” In Bigger MJ Death Conspiracy

    February 10: Autopsy Reveals Michael Jackson Had Vitiligo

    February 10: OPINION: Will Conrad Murray Face Jail Time For Killing MJ?

    February 12: New “We Are The World” Song Will Feature Michael Jackson

    February 15: Source Reveals How Jackson Children Are Coping

    As the trial of MJ’s doctor takes place in February, many questions are raised on whether or not Murray will end up in jail.

    MARCH 2010:

    March 16: Michael Jackson Estate Signs Historic Contract With Sony

    March 23: Witness: MJ’s Doctor Stopped CPR To Hide Drug Vials

    March 27: Skin Whitening Creams Found In Michael Jackson’s Home

    Further investigation of MJ’s home reveals details surround his death.

    APRIL 2010:

    April 5: Dr. Conrad Murray’s Defense: MJ Killed Himself

    April 5: MJ Fans Rally Outside Conrad Murray Manslaughter Hearing

    April 6: New Judge Delays Decision On Conrad Murray’s Medical License

    April 28: Katherine Jackson Kicks Grandkids Out Of Her House

    In the month of April, more issues arise on Conrad Murray’s manslaughter case and MJ’s kids struggle to cope with staying at their grandmother’s house.

    MAY 2010:

    May 3: Joe Jackson Says MJ Wasn’t Gay Despite What His Doctor Said

    Joe Jackson still continues to publicly grieve over his son.

    JUNE 2010:

    June 10: Joe Jackson Blames AEG For Sending Michael Jackson To An Early Grave

    June 14: Jackson’s Doctor Fighting To Keep Medical License

    June 15: MJ And Aretha Franklin Inducted Into Apollo Theater Hall Of Fame

    June 21: MJ’s Estate Has Generated Over $1 Billion Since His Death

    June 23: Joe Jackson Said MJ’s Doc Was In Strip Club Drinking Before MJ Died

    Joe Jackson continues to attempt to accuse anyone for the death of his son. Michael gets some recognition by being inducted into the Apollo Hall Of Fame.

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