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 26: Meet MJ’s Doctor: Conrad Murray
June 29: Michael Jackson’s Will Surfaces
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 8: Coroner Still Has MJ’s Brain
July 13: La Toya Jackson Says MJ Was Murdered
July 22: Feds Raid MJ’s Doctor’s Office
July 28: DEA Searched MJ’s Doctor’s Home
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 5: Joe Jackson Won’t Help Raise MJ’s Kids
August 5: Michael Jackson Movie Is In The Works
August 24: Coroner Rules MJ’s Death A Homicide
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 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 1: Autopsy Reveals Michael Jackson Was Healthy
October 8: Michael Jackson’s Doctor Facing Arrest
October 14: Michael Jackson’s Kids To Star In Reality Show
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 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 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 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 10: Autopsy Reveals Michael Jackson Had Vitiligo
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.
Further investigation of MJ’s home reveals details surround his death.
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.
Joe Jackson still continues to publicly grieve over his son.
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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