2011 – Prince Michael I, 14, Paris, 13, and nine-year-old Prince Michael II, also known as ‘Blanket’, Michael Jackson’s children are custodians of Grandmother Katherine Jackson. Diana Ross will retain custody if Katherine dies.
2007 – Diana Ross and the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson both collected awards for contributions to US culture a ceremony in Washington, attended by President Bush. Hootie and the Blowfish paid tribute to Brian Wilson with a medley of some of the Beach Boys’ best-known songs.
2006 – An album of jazz standards Diana Ross recorded more than 30 years earlier finally sees the light of day. “Blue” was intended as a companion to the hit 1972 soundtrack to “Lady Sings the Blues,” in which Ross portrayed jazz legend Billie Holiday. However, Ross instead followed up the project with the pop […]
2003 – Diana Ross appeared in court and testified that she was coerced and felt intimidated into taking a breath test that showed her blood alcohol level was 0.2 (well over the 0.08 limit). The singer said, “If I didn’t take the breath tests, I was either going to go to the hospital or to […]
2002 – Diana Ross was arrested for drink driving by the Arizona highway patrol after a motorist called to report a swerving vehicle in the western state of Arizona. When asked to walk in a straight line she fell over, could not count to 30 or balance on one foot. Police said the singer was […]
2000 – It’s revealed that Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong will not be participating in this year’s Supremes reunion tour. According to reports, Diana Ross wasn’t offering them enough money.
1996 – Diana Ross performs as the featured halftime performer at Super Bowl XX in Tempe, Ariz.
1986 – Diana Ross Chain Reaction UK 45 is no. 1 chart topper.
1969 – Diana Ross took the Latino Casino in Philadelphia to court for $27,500 after her two pet dogs died after eating cyanide tablets left by an exterminator in her dressing room.
1967 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “The Happening,” The Supremes. The song is the group’s last single.