8 July, wins his lawsuit against Universal concerning the film Pirates: the American courts grant him almost $16 million in compensation for the breach of contract

He receives a business banker mandate from Berlusconi to re-launch his company, Fininvest

L'Autre by Bernard Giraudeau

Mayrig et 588, rue Paradis by Henri Verneuil


Again wins the appeal in his lawsuit against Universal

Deadly Voyage by John Mackenzie

Foreign Student by Eva Sereny


Kirch takes a stake in Quinta Communications

Helps Mediaset to enter the stock market


For two years, becomes Michael Jackson’s manager and produces his world tour (58 concerts)

Joins Mediaset’s executive board