Jackson signs a record-setting $65 million contract with Sony. The deal, for an MJ label, movies and six albums, is expected to generate $1 billion
Elizabeth Taylor marries husband No. 7, Larry Fortensky, at Neverland. Jackson escorts her down the aisle
DANGEROUS More than 30 million estimated sales
Releases "Black or White" video in advance of his album Dangerous. The video is violent and sexually explicit. Controversy ensues
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Jackson says his pale skin is caused by a pigment disorder, not intentional bleaching
Performs live at the Rose Bowl Stadium during the...