Rare footage shows Michael and Brooke arriving in a Rolls Royce to the 1984 Grammys.
Then there was the King of Pop’s marriage to the daughter of the King of Rock and Roll – Lisa Marie Presley.“And they said it wouldn’t last,” said Jackson at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards. But only one girl can claim the title of Michael’s first love.
He worked as a disc jockey for decades, and upon his retirement from broadcasting in 2005, he was the morning DJ for KABL-FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, which specializes in playing classics from the Big Band era to the 1970s."As much as he's known for his television work, his real love was radio," his wife said.
"He loved doing local radio, especially before it was computerized."Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.
The year was 1972: a 14-year-old Michael Jackson is about to make a young girl’s dream come true.10-year-old Latonya Simmons was competing against two other girls to win a date with the 14-year-old superstar on The Dating Game.“When he picked me—oh God!
If you looked at the other girls they were very upset,” said Latonya.
The objective of the show is for a single man to obtain a date with one of thirty single women.
The women stand on stage underneath thirty white lights, each with a button in front of them.
Latonya recalled going out on four or five innocent dates with Michael, nothing more than a peck on the cheek.“It was just kid stuff, we were kids,” she said.Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABC's "The Dating Game," which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more than a decade, playing host to many celebrity guests.Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants.Have dinner together at Sardi’s on June 29 and she attends his concert, June 30, 1972She did have her date with Michael at Sardi’s the night before the Jackson 5 concert at Madison Square Garden on June 30, 1972.Michael Jackson, Los Angeles Times, 1972“We went out to dinner in New York.
“I used to always pray, please, God, let me go out with Michael Jackson, and then all of a sudden it happened.”And when it did, Latonya took no chances.