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Whitney Houston’s ‘Didn’t We Almost Have It All’ Was Released This Day In 1987

Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

On August 13, 1987 (33 years ago today), Whitney’s song “Didn’t We Almost Have It All” was released as the second single from her second album, Whitney. The song would spend two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 to become Whitney’s fifth consecutive #1 single on that chart. “Didn’t We Almost Have It All” was written by Michael Masser and Will Jennings and received a GRAMMY nomination for Song of the Year in 1988. A live performance of her September 1987 concert in Saratoga Springs, New York, was used as the official video.

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