2012 – Officially announced: Whitney Houston died from heart disease and habitual cocaine usage on This Day in Rock Music History! From AP “The release of autopsy findings Thursday ends weeks of speculation about what killed the Grammy-winning singer on Feb. 11, on the eve of the Grammy Awards. Houston was found submerged in the […]
2011 – Whitney Houston checks herself into drug rehab as an outpatient This Day in Rock! Reported from Us Weekly.
2006 – Whitney Houston filed for divorce from singer Bobby Brown, after 14 years of marriage.
2005 – Whitney Houston was rushed to a hospital in Paris with suspected food poisoning after becoming ill during a flight from Los Angeles to Spain.
2002 – Whitney Houston admitted in an US TV interview that drink and drugs nearly killed her. Bobby Brown’s missus also admitted to being addicted to sex. She said her business is sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, and got into the lifestyle after missing out on partying when her career kicked off aged 18.
1997 – Whitney Houston pulled out of a concert sponsored by the Moonies two hours before she was due on stage after finding out the event was a mass wedding for over 1,000 Moonie couple’s. The religious group said they had no intention of suing providing the singer returned the $1m fee she had received.
1995 – Songwriter Diane Warren receives the Voice of Music Award, one of the American Society of Composers and Performers’ highest honors. Warren has written songs for Whitney Houston, Elton John, Diana Ross, Ace of Base, and Ziggy Marley, among a hundred others.
1993 – Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” from the soundtrack to “The Bodyguard” tops Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 singles chart for the 13th week. That ties “End of the Road” from Boyz II Men as the longest-running No. 1 song of the rock era. The song holds the top spot one additional week […]
1987 – Whitney Houston became the first women in US history to enter the album chart at No.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 No.1.
1987 – Whitney Houston started a six-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her second LP ‘Whitney’.
1986 – Whitney Houston went to No.1 on the US album chart with her self-titled album. It spent a total of 14 weeks at the No.1 position.