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Whitney Houston’s ‘So Emotional’ Hit #1 35 Years Ago Today

Whitney Houston - So Emotional U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

January 9, 1988 (35 years ago today), Whitney’s song “So Emotional” became her sixth consecutive #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 — this tied her with The Beatles and the Bee Gees. Whitney would shortly after that achieve her seventh consecutive #1, beating everyone to hold a record that still stands to this day!

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