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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Where Do Broken Hearts Go

Today in Music History: April 23, 1988

In the spotlight: Whitney Houston (1963–2012)

1988, April 23, Whitney Houston, American recording artist, singer, actress, producer, and model, becomes the first artist to hit #1 on US Hot 100 with seven consecutive singles as 'Where Do Broken Hearts Go' hits the top. Previous record holders (with six each) were the Beatles and the Bee Gees. Whitney becomes the second only recording artist to release four #1s from the same LP. Her first four albums, released between 1985 and 1992, amassed global sales in excess of 86 million copies.


In Whitney's first film, 'The Bodyguard,' she proved her adversity to everyone worldwide. 'The Bodyguard', went on to become the biggest international film in Warner Bros. history. How much did the movie gross?

400 million dollars
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Whitney always felt a need to give back to the country that blessed her with the fulfillment of lifelong dreams. In what year did she establish the Whitney Houston Foundation for Children?

1989
The Whitney Houston Foundation for Children is a non-profit organization. It promotes a positive self-image and provides opportunities for children to grow and learn in supportive environments. The foundation benefits the homeless, children with AIDS, children's literacy, and the prevention of child abuse.
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During Whitney's time in the music industry, she has won the respect of fans and many of her peers. She has broken many records and became in such a short time...a living legend. How many Emmy Awards did Whitney win?

2
Not stopping there however, Whitney has received as of 2000: 5 Grammy Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 5 People's Choice Award's, and 16 Billboard Music Awards, and that's just to name a few.
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And the music goes on beating to the rhythm of the changing times...

Source: Fun Trivia : Houston, Whitney