1999 – A war of words broke out between Cliff Richard and George Michael after George branded Cliff Richards hit ‘Millennium Prayer’ as ‘vile’. Cliff hit back by saying that his single was a Christian celebration. Geez.. Lighten up George!
1999 – George Michael refused to let BBC TV screen footage of his appearance at the ‘Netaid’ concert because he was not happy with his performance.
1999 – George Michael, Sinead O’Connor, Chrissie Hynde, and Paul McCartney all perform at Here There and Everywhere: A Concert for Linda, a charity tribute to Linda McCartney held at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
1998 – Pop star George Michael is arrested for investigation of engaging in misdemeanor lewd conduct. The arrest is made at Will Rogers Park in Beverly Hills, Calif., after an undercover officer allegedly observes Michael performing a lewd act in a park restroom.
1995 – Roxette performs in Beijing celebrating the Chinese New Year. It’s the first time a western artist has performed a commercial concert in China since George Michael did in 1984.
1992 – George Michael announced he was donating $500,000 royalties from the sale of ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’, to various British and American charities.
1990 – George Michael went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Praying For Time’, his 6th US solo No.1.
1989 – George Michael received the Silver Clef Award for outstanding achievements to British Music.
1988 – George Michael appeared live at the Glasgow SEC on his “Faith” tour. Tickets cost £11 ($19).
1986 – George Michael was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘A Different Corner’, the singers second solo No.1.
1985 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Careless Whisper,” Wham! featuring George Michael. The song is released as a solo by Michael in the United Kingdom but is included on the group’s U.S. album.