In November 1989, Michael among other stars pay tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. on his 60th Birthday which is broadcast on TV. Michael sings "You Were There" a song specially composed for Sammy and has only played on this occasion. The show is to benefit Unicef.
On February 4, 1990, the 60th birthday of Sammy Davis Jr. that was recorded last November is released by ABC, and raised $ 250,000 which went to the United Black College Foundation. The special win an Emmy.