Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela! “Madiba,” as he was known to his people, would have been 100 today. In 1996, Michael attended the South African president’s birthday party on a break from the HIStory world tour.
Looking for something to read this summer? How about adding some of Michael’s favorite books to your list? They include Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, and works by Ralph Waldo Emerson. What’s on your list?
“Love Never Felt So Good,” Michael’s 2014 hit with Justin Timberlake was written by Michael with Paul Anka in the early 1980s and was actually first released by Johnny Mathis. Michael’s version was only released on Xscape, 30 years later!