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The Jackson 5 become a worldwide sensation in 1969 with the release of their first Motown album, ‘Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5.’ Singles ‘I Want You Back’ and ‘Who’s Loving You’ go on to sell 2 million copies in 6 weeks. History is forever changed when the hit single ‘I Want You Back’ rises to #1 on the pop charts – the Jackson 5 franchise is born.
August 11th 1969
Diana Ross invites the media to Daisy’s Disco in Beverly Hills and introduces Motown’s newest act, The Jackson 5. Barry Gordy predicts that the Jackson 5’s first three singles will go to #1.
September 1969
The Jackson 5’s first TV appearance is the 1969 Miss Black American Pageant, where they perform ‘It’s Your Thing.’
September 1969
The Jackson 5 is featured in the September issue of Soul Magazine.
November 15 1969
Studio recording of ‘I Want You Back’ is released. It rises to #1 in the pop charts.
December 14th 1969
The Jackson 5 appear on the Ed Sullivan Show and perform ‘I Want You Back’ and ‘Who’s Loving You.’ Later they appear on The Johnny Carson Show and Soul Train.
December 18th 1969
The Jackson 5’s first Motown album, ‘Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5’ (LP) produced by Bobby Taylor, is released.
September 1969
Suzanne de Passe from Motown Records begins working with The Jackson 5 to build their public image.
October 1969
The Jackson 5 debut single, ‘I Want You Back’ / ‘Who’s Loving You,’ is released by Motown Records and sells 2 million copies in 6 weeks. This is the group’s first Gold record; however, because Motown is not a member of the RIAA, it is not certified as such.
October 14th 1969
The Jackson 5 appear on Hollywood Palace Special for their first national broadcast, performing with Diana Ross and Sammy Davis Jr.

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