• Mid January :

Michael leaves his townhouse in Manhattan and after a few days vacation at Neverland, he resumes the recording sessions in Los Angeles with Bruce Swedien.

  • February 13 :

Michael hosts a party for Prince's 3rd birthday at Neverland

  • March :

Michael stops the recording and leaves for Europe with Grace, Prince & Paris. They go to and spend time with the Chaplin family in Switzerland.

  • March 31 :

Michael takes Prince & Paris to a zoo in Hamburg, . While in town they stays at the Schleiter family house where live Anton & Frantcheska.

  • April 03 :

Michael hosts a party for Paris 2nd birthday.

  • May 7 :

Michael takes Prince & Paris to the famous Knie Circus in Zurich.

  • May 8 :

Michael arrives in Monaco with Prince, Paris, Grace, Bob Jones, Karen Faye, Michael Bush & german business man Dieter Wiesner.

  • May 10 :

Prince Albert of presents Michael with the Artist Of The Millenium Award at the very end of the World Music Awards ceremony.

  • May 12 :

Michael goes to London with Prince, Paris & Grace & they visit his good friend Mark Lester.

  • May 26 :

Michael escorts Dame Elizabeth Taylor to a tribute concert honouring her at the Royal Albert Hall in London .

  • May 30 :

Michael becomes a key investor and partner of HollywoodTicket.com Inc

  • June :

Michael & the kids go to switzerland before going back to Neverland.

Marcel Avram sue Michael for breach of contract of the Millenium Concerts and asks for $21 million.

  • July 29 :

Michael takes the kids to the Siegfried & Roy magical show at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas

  • August 27 :

Michael invites Rabby Schmuley Boteach & his family to spend one week at Neverland so they can work on their projects for the children (a book and a new foundation). The same day, he invites 10 year old cancer victim Gavin Arvizo & his family (his parents Janet & David, his brother Star & his sister Davellin).

Gavin & Star ask him to sleep over in his room, Michael offer them his bed and sleep on the floor with Frank Cascio.

  • August 29 :

The Arvizo and Boteach kids arrange a small party for Michael 42nd birthday at Neverland.

  • Early September :

Michael resumes recording sessions on his new album and asks Teddy Riley to work with him.

  • September 30 :

Michael sells his merchandising rights to Dieter Wiesner who creates MJ NET Entertainment.

  • October 07 :

Alejandra gives birth to Jermaine's new son Jermajesty Jackson.

  • October 28 :

Michael & Elizabeth Taylor attend the Carousel Of Hope charity gala at the Hilton Hotel of Beverly Hills.

  • November :

Mchael, Frank, Grace & the kids go back to NYC and check in the Four Seasons Hotel.

  • November 20 :

Michael attends Schmuley Boteach birthday party at his home in the New Jersey .

  • November 21 :

Michael presents 6 songs from his new album to Sony Music excecutives in New York .

In the evening he attends the launching of his new foundation Heal The Kids with Shmuley Boteach & Frank Tyson at his publicist Howard Rubenstein’s house.

  • November 25 :

Michael & the kids spend Thanksgiving dinner at Shmuley Boteach home in New Jersey .

  • November 30 :

Michael attends the Angel Ball Fundraiser with Schmuley Boteachand Denise Rich in NYC. N’Sync present him an award and Michael gets to see President Clinton, Elie Wiesel and Professor Stanley Greenspan.

  • December 2 :

Michael attends Tommy Mottola’s wedding at the Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York .

  • December 19 :

Michael makes an appearance on the stage of the Madison Square Garden in New York at the end of the charity concert Miracle On the 34th Street and hugs Whitney Houston & Destiny’s Child.

  • December 24/25 :

Michael, Grace & the kids leave celebrate Christmas at the Cascio family home in Franlin Lake in New Jersey