Today in History: In 1963, Whitney Houston Was Born
Whitney Houston ACTRESS & SINGER Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey August 9, 1963 -
Whitney is the daughter of gospel singer, Cissy Houston, and cousin of pop singer, Dionne Warwick.
In 1985, she emerged as a musical star with her debut album.
Her first album showed off her incredible voice range.
Whitney’s recordings include: Whitney Houston (1985) Whitney (1987) I’m Your Baby Tonight (1990) “The Star-Spangled Banner” (Performed at the SuperBowl in 1991) In 1993, Whitney began a successful film career.
Even though she moved to acting, she continued to please audiences with songs featured on movie soundtracks.
Whitney starred in the following films: The Bodyguard (1993) This soundtrack featured the record-breaking single, “I Will Always Love You”) Waiting to Exhale (1995) The Preacher’s Wife (1996) Cinderella (1997) (A Walt Disney film produced by Whitney)