Today in World History (January, 11th)


On January 11th, 1984, exactly 34 years ago today, the late pop legend, Michael Jackson, was nominated for 12 Grammy Awards for his master album ‘Thriller’.

The album which was produced by Quincy Jones and of which Michael Jackson wrote four of the songs, eventually won 8 of the awards.

According to records, ‘Thriller’ is the sixth studio album by Michael Jackson and it was released on November 30, 1982, in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.

Recording sessions for the album took place from April to November 1982 at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California, running on a production budget of $750,000.