As many as 2,977 individuals misplaced their lives within the tragic 9/11 incident that shook the globe.
On that harrowing day, numerous celebrities additionally narrowly escaped loss of life by the hands of the hijackers attributable to sheer fortune.
Michael Jackson was one of many stars who may have died within the tragic incident if it wasn’t for his mom.
The Billie Jean hit maker was attributable to attend a gathering atop the World Trade Center however had overslept as he stayed up late speaking to his mom, Katherine and sister, Rebbie, the earlier night time.
Jermaine Jackson made the revelation in his biography, titled, You Are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother’s Eyes.
“Thankfully, none of us had had a clue that Michael was due at a meeting that morning at the top of one of the Twin Towers,” he wrote.
“We only discovered this when Mother phoned his hotel to make sure he was okay. She, Rebbie [Jackson] and a few others had left him there around 3am. ‘Mother, I’m okay, thanks to you. You kept me up talking so late that I overslept and missed my appointment,’” he advised his mom.
Gwyneth Paltrow was one other superstar, who whereas indirectly being affected, had helped save the lifetime of a fan. She went via her life-changing second when Lara Lundstrom Clarke who labored at World Trade Center, had rollerbladed throughout Gwyneth’s automobile and was so star struck that she paused for some time simply to stare at her.
Owing to that, she missed her prepare to work and was ultimately saved from the tragic incident that adopted.
Former member of the British royal household, Sarah Ferguson additionally had appointments of visiting her charity, Chances for Children, situated on 101st ground of the constructing. However, her interview with Matt Lauer got here up and ultimately saved her life.
Creator of Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane needed to catch the identical ill-fated flight however was saved attributable to a hangover as he missed his flight and had a mix-up with the timings.
“I used to be booked on that flight and I used to be ingesting the night time earlier than and hung over and I missed the aircraft by about 10 minutes. It was a really shut name for me,” he stated.