August 8, 2016


This Week in History: Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall,' Jonas Brothers, N.W.A. & More

Need a history lesson? You've come to the right place. We here at Fuse are looking back at the events that transpired on August 8 to August 15 in years past. In our video series, This Week in History, we're dishing up a bunch of pop culture moments that'll make you a little smarter and in the know.

A few notables include:

  • 10 years ago the Jonas Brothers dropped It's About Time on August 8, 2006
  • On August 10, 1979 Michael Jackson released Off the Wall
  • Ren & Stimpy and Doug premiere 25 years ago on August 11, 1991
  • The first episode of South Park premiered August 13, 1997
  • ...more in the video above!

Once you're done, check out this throwback Fuse interview of the Jonas Brothers discussing why they decided to get back together in the studio: