Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl XXV like it has never been sung before or since during the time of the Persian Gulf War. The Sperbowl was with the New York Giants taking on the Buffalo Bills at Tampa Stadium Jan. 27, 1991, in Tampa, Fla. The Giants won 20-19. (Getty Images)
- New York Firefighters and Police: Whitney Houston re-released “The Star Spangled Banner” charity single to benefit the New York Firefighters Disaster Relief Fund and the New York Fraternal Order of Police Fund following terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. She waived her royalty rights to the single, which went on to top the U.S. sales charts in October 2001 and raised more than $1 million.