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Timeline: a look at Michael Jackson's life
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1991–1993: "Dangerous" and Super Bowl XXVII

In March 1991, Jackson renewed his contract with Sony for US$65 million, a record breaking deal at the time. Jackson released his eighth album "Dangerous" in 1991. Dangerous has shipped 7 million copies in the US and has sold 32 million copies worldwide.

In 1993, Jackson performed the song at the Soul Train Awards in a wheelchair, saying he had suffered an injury in rehearsals.[75] In the UK and other parts of Europe, "Heal the World" was the biggest hit from the album and 450,000 copies were in the UK.

Jackson founded the "Heal the World Foundation" in 1992. The charity organization brought underprivileged children to Jackson's ranch, to go on theme park rides that Jackson had built on the property after he purchased it.

Jackson was given the "Living Legend Award" at the 35th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. "Black or White" was Grammy nominated for best vocal performance. "Jam" gained two nominations: Best R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.

1993–1994: Sexual abuse accusations and marriage

Jackson gave a 90-minute interview with Oprah Winfrey in February 1993, his first television interview since 1979.

Jackson was accused of child sexual abuse by a 13-year-old child named Jordan Chandler and his father Evan Chandler.

Later in 1994r, Jackson married singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley.

1995–1999: "HIStory," second marriage and fatherhood

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In 1995, Jackson retained half-ownership of the company. He then released the double album "HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I." It is the best-selling multiple-disc album of all-time, with 20 million copies (40 million units) sold worldwide.

The HIStory World Tour began on September 7, 1996, and finished on October 15, 1997. Jackson performed 82 concerts in 58 cities to over 4.5 million fans. The show, which visited 5 continents and 35 countries, became Jackson's most successful in terms of audience figures and he has not toured the world since.

Jackson married dermatologist nurse Deborah Jeanne Rowe in 1996, with whom he fathered a son, Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr. (also known as "Prince"), and a daughter, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson.

In 1997, Jackson released "Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix," which contained remixes of hit singles from HIStory and five new songs. Worldwide sales stand at 6 million copies as of 2007, making it one of the best selling remix albums ever released.

Throughout June 1999, Jackson was involved in a number of charitable events. He joined Luciano Pavarotti for a benefit concert in Modena, Italy. Later that month, Jackson organized a set of "Michael Jackson & Friends" benefit concerts in Germany and Korea.

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