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July 30, 2009 6:25 AM   Subscribe

Michael Jackson found himself in the files of the East German secret police, the Stasi, because of a concert he gave right next to the Berlin Wall in 1988.
posted by Ruthless Bunny (7 comments total)

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Who?
posted by spilon at 6:28 AM on July 30, 2009


The Stasi were known to be paranoid, but I think this goes a bit far.

Not that they were entirely wrong. I believe that West German broadcasts of Dallas, and the opulence of the lifestyle depicted therein were credited with providing the first chink in the old Berlin Wall.
posted by Ruthless Bunny at 6:30 AM on July 30, 2009


Is this it?
posted by splatta at 6:32 AM on July 30, 2009


I have a feeling this is gonna get deleted soon, so let me say this quick: Ruthless Bunny, your Charmin Bears blog is one of the most interesting things I've seen lately. Truly.
posted by jbickers at 6:33 AM on July 30, 2009


It doesn't seem possible to read the actual file online -- too bad.
posted by creasy boy at 6:37 AM on July 30, 2009


If the files were so secret, how was Michael able to find himself?
posted by gman at 6:37 AM on July 30, 2009


....and? He also has a police record because a child accused him of molesting him. What's your point?
posted by XQUZYPHYR at 6:38 AM on July 30, 2009


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