Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
- Posted on Apr 20th 2012 10:30AM by Aaron Brophy
Back in 1984, Michael Jackson was flying high, the undisputed biggest musician in the whole world. And even though his wings were metaphorical, he got burned in a very real way. There are those who would believe the catalyst for the slow downward spiral that eventually led to Michael Jackson's death happened 28 years ago this week.
To find out what that was, along with important dates involving The Cure's Robert Smith, Joey Ramone, Freddie Mercury and, um, the Federal Bureau of Investigation click on the gallery.
- April 15, 2001: Joey Ramone Died
- April 16, 1956: Buddy Holly Releases First Single
- April 17, 1964: FBI Closes Investigation Into "Louie Louie"
- April 18, 1984: Michael Jackson Has Surgery Post-"Pepsi Fire"
- April 19, 1988: Sonny Bono Becomes Mayor of Palm Springs
- April 20, 1992: A Concert for Life Freddy Mercury Tribute
- April 21, 1959: The Cure's Robert Smith was Born
- This Week in Music History: April 8 - 14
- April 8, 1994: Kurt Cobain Found Dead
- April 9, 1970: Paul McCartney Announces Beatles Breakup
- April 10, 1967: Marvin Gaye Records 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'
- April 11, 2006: Proof, Eminem's BFF and D12 Rapper, Shot Dead
- April 12, 2000: Metallica Sues Napster
- April 13, 1971: Rolling Stones Unveil Lips Logo
- April 14, 1980: Iron Maiden Release First Album