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Whitney Houston’s ‘How Will I Know’ Topped R&B Chart In March 1986

Whitney Houston - How Will I Know U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

March 1986 (37 years ago) – “How Will I Know” from Whitney’s debut album hit #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The song was written by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam, who went on to write “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Love Me)” for Whitney. Watch this soulful performance from the tribute to Nelson Mandela for his 70th birthday, held in 1988 at Wembley Stadium in London.

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