Tag Archives: Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson’s Neverland – Flashback to 1996

August 23, 2013

Michael Jackson's Neverland - photographs weren't allowed but one visit left an indelible impression on Jean Cullen's heartfelt memory.

Where dreams are real and reality is FANTASTIC!!!
A letter home from Neverland
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Flashback to 1996

World Exclusive by SHIRLEY BROUN

If all the people who knocked Michael Jackson could just see this place and the beautiful ... `no'... magnificent job he has done here, they would find a beautiful soul underneath.
LIKE so many millions of people throughout the world, I've only ever read about or seen snippets on television of the wonderful, private world of Michael Jackson's Neverland.… Members read the rest!

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Star Bound Eisteddfod – Brandon Stoddart

May 17, 2013

Swapping a cricket bat for the ballet
BRANDON Stoddart loves his footy and cricket but he is even more passionate about pursuing a career in the highly competitive field of ballet.
“He is really passionate about ballet and his ultimate goal is to do it professionally,” said his mother Lynne Stoddart.
Sure… young Brandon was ribbed at school for a while about his dancing but after he created his own routine and performed it for his mates, the ribbing stopped.… Members read the rest!

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`Jacko’ set to rock a nation in November (1996)

February 8, 2013

Jackson fans queuing for tickets
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Flashback to Variety Today 1996

BEFORE he even arrives in Australia, Michael Jackson fans are queuing for hours to buy tickets to his long-awaited concerts in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. And, already, four more concerts have been added to his hectic program on the HIStory World Tour 1996.

Concert dates are: Sydney Cricket Ground Nov 14, 16; Brisbane ANZ Stadium Nov 19; Melbourne Cricket Ground Nov 22, 24; Adelaide Oval Nov 26; Perth Burswood Dome Nov 30 and Dec 2, 4.

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Jacksons to tour Downunder

December 10, 2012

Jacksons set to delight Aussie audiences

MICHAEL Jackson may have `left the room', but Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson will tour Australia in March next year with their Unity Tour, paying tribute to their late brother on stage.

A whole new generation of fans will be able to enjoy the music which took the world by storm when the Jacksons, as The Jacksons and then the Jackson Five, first kicked off their careers as early as 1964 and ultimately became one of the biggest pop music acts of the 1970s.

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The Inside Story on life in Michael Jackson’s shadow (1995)

December 9, 2012

Wade Robson and Michael Jackson
An Australian family's courage to beat the odds
Flashback to Variety Today 1995

AT the House of Blues in Hollywood - with Dirty Dancing's Patrick Swayze in the audience - young fans queued around the building to get Wade and De Wayne's autographs, following the release of Quo's debut album.

The album, unlike many of its contemporaries, pushes anti-drug/violence, stay-in-school values, embedded in the hearts of Quo by their producers and superstar Michael Jackson.

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Andre scores hat trick at Coca-Cola Music Awards 1994

October 17, 2012

Variety Today - 1994
By Shirley Broun

PETER ANDRE'S Gold Coast-based family cried tears of joy as the successful recording artist scored his third big win at the 1993 Coca Cola Music Awards, held at Dreamworld recently.

While Peter, who began his professional career after winning New Faces just two years ago, was unable to attend due to his commitment as support act to Madonna in Melbourne, his parents, brothers Michael and Danny, and sister Debbie were among the thousands who attended the major music industry event.

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Wade takes up offer to dance with Jackson

October 8, 2012

Flashback to Variety Today 1991
By Shirley Broun

DREAMS do come true ... just ask nine-year-old Wade Robson, of Brisbane, who recently packed all his worldly possessions and moved to America to dance with his idol, International superstar Michael Jackson.

Wade, who won National acclaim on popular talent show Starsearch, has worked with Michael previously. the star was so impressed with the young dancer that he issued an invitation for him to return to the United States to work with him on a number of projects that will see Wade sharing the screen with his idol.

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