1. Whitney Houston was only 15 years old when she sang background vocals on Chaka Khan’s hit single “I’m Every Woman.”

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2. Whitney Houston was a Leo with an Aries moon, a zodiac combination that predicted she would be impulsive, independent, and fiery.

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3. Whitney Houston was a pioneer in the modeling industry, as she was one of the first Black models to ever cover Seventeen magazine.

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4. Whitney Houston was asked to play the role of Sondra on ‘The Cosby Show’ but decided to focus on music at the time, instead.

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5. Whitney Houston was dating Eddie Murphy when she met Bobby Brown.

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6. Michael Jackson wanted to record “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” as a duet with Whitney Houston, but she decided against it.

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7. “Yesterday” by The Beatles is said to have been one of Whitney Houston’s favorite songs.

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8. Whitney Houston’s autopsy revealed she had at least 13 cosmetic operations during her life, including breast implants.

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9. “Saving All My Love” earned Whitney Houston her first Grammy, but it was also her first-ever number one song, and her first-ever song to chart in the U.K. and Ireland, where it also went number one.

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