Tag: Whitney Houston

26-Oct

This Day In Music, October 26th

On this day in 1985: Whitney Houston went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Saving All My Love For You’, also a #1 hit in the U.K. It was written by Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin with arrangement by Gene Page. It was originally a minor hit for Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. […]

05-Oct

This Day In Music, October 5th

On this day in 1987: Whitney Houston was enjoying her second and final week at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Didn’t We Almost Have It All” the second single from her second album ‘Whitney.’ Originally, another song was to be released as the second single, “For the Love of You”, but Arista Records […]

26-Sep

This Day In Music, September 26th

On this day in 1987: Michael Jackson started a six-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Bad’. Released nearly five years after Jackson’s previous studio album, ‘Thriller’, ‘Bad’ produced five U.S. #1s, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You”, “Bad”, “The Way You Make Me Feel”, “Man in the Mirror” and “Dirty Diana”, […]

27-Aug

This Day In Music, August 27th

On this day in 1988: George Michael went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Monkey.’ “Monkey” became George Michael’s sixth solo single reaching #1 in the US, and the fourth single to do so from the ‘Faith’ album. George Michael joined Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston as three artists who all had four […]

27-Jun

This Day In Music, June 27th

On this day in 1987: Whitney Houston became the first women in U.S. history to enter the album chart at #1 with ‘Whitney’. She also became the first woman to top the singles chart with four consecutive releases when ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ hit #1. The album produced five Top 10 U.S. singles. Whitney’s first […]

13-Jun

This Day In Music, June 13th

On this day in 1987:  Whitney Houston started a six-week run at #1 on the U.K. album chart with her second LP ‘Whitney.’ With this album, Houston set various records on the U.S. charts. Houston became the first female artist, to debut at #1 with an album and its first four singles, ‘I Wanna Dance […]

11-Jun

This Day In Music, June 11th

On this day in 1988: Nelson Mandella’s 70th birthday tribute took place at Wembley Stadium, London featuring Whitney Houston, Phil Collins, Dire Straits, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Simple Minds, The Eurythmics ,, Tracy Chapman, and UB40. The event was broadcast live on BBC2 to 40 different countries with an estimated audience of 1 billion.

06-Jun

This Day In Music, June 6th

On this day in 1982: Tom Petty, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks and Jackson Browne all appeared at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California to a crowd of 85,000 fans at the six hour Peace Sunday, We Have A Dream antinuclear concert. Dylan was joined onstage with Joan Baez and sang […]

30-May

This Day In Music, May 30th

On this day in 1986: Whitney Houston was enjoying her third and final week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘The Greatest Love Of All.’ Whitney would slip to #3 the following week and lose her #1 spot to Madonna’s ‘Live To Tell.’ One of the biggest chart movers on this day back […]

24-May

This Day In Music, May 24th

On this day in 1980: Genesis fans who showed up up at the Roxy Club box office in Los Angeles to buy tickets for an upcoming gig were surprised to find the band members Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford selling the tickets themselves! On this day in 1986: Whitney Houston was enjoying her […]

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