Tag: Jacksons


This Day In 80s Music, August 28th

On this day in 1984: The Jacksons’ Victory Tour broke the record for concert ticket sales after they surpassed the 1.1 million mark in two months. The Victory Tour was a concert tour of the United States and Canada between July and December 1984. It was the only tour with all six Jackson brothers, even though Jackie was injured for […]


This Day In 80s Music, July 6th

On this day in 1984: The Jacksons kicked off their North American Victory tour at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City. Over 2 million people attended the 55 concerts which grossed over $75 million. Michael Jackson donated $5 million of the proceeds to various charities. On this day in 1985: Phil Collins went to #1 on the U.S. […]


This Day In Music, December 10th

On this day in 1983: Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson started a six week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Say Say Say’. It was Jackson’s 10th #1 at the time (solo & with The Jacksons) and McCartney’s 29th, (solo and with The Beatles). It was released in October of 1983 as the […]