See highlights of the grand opening at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino from April 2, 1990. Donald Trump invited Michael Jackson to appear and perform at his newly opened "Eighth Wonder of the World", and this video shows Trump giving Jackson a tour of new resort, casino vault and all!

And then there is Robin Leach's breathless narration. The "Lifestyles and the Rich and Famous" guy's reporting in the piece brings the hype to life, comparing the pandemonium of Jackson's visit to the days of Beatlemania.

Take a look back in Atlantic City history at just how much excitement the opening of the Taj Mahal created in 1990. What  fascinating viewing...

 

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