Today in History for August 9th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies. (Aug. 9)

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On This Day: 18 July 1992

Whitney Houston married Bobby Brown. (July 18)

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Today in History for August 9th

(9 Aug 2018) Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies. (Aug. 9)

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Bobby Brown plans domestic violence shelter

(31 Jul 2018) In Atlanta, singer Bobby Brown receives three proclamations acknowledging his plans to build a shelter for domestic violence victims in honor of his late daughter Bobbi Kristina, despite allegations he once hit his ex-wife Whitney Houston. (July 31)

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ShowBiz Minute: Lanzmann, Houston, Chestnut

Claude Lanzmann, director of ‘Shoah,’ dies at age 92; Sister-in-law says producing Whitney Houston doc hit close to home; Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record at Nathan’s July 4th Hot Dog Eating Competition. (July 5)

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Whitney abuse ‘major contributor to her unhappiness’

Whitney Houston’s former manager and sister-in-law Patricia Houston and director Kevin Macdonald discuss tackling abuse revelations in new documentary “Whitney” and the singer’s rumored relationship with her assistant. (July 3)

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Cannes: ‘Whitney’ documentary claims star was abused as a child

A new documentary about the life of Whitney Houston, which premiered in Cannes, claims that the singer was sexually abused as a child by her cousin, soul musician Dee Dee Warwick. Oscar-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald, who made the film with the family’s support, says the allegation may help to shine a new light on “the origins of (the singer’s) unhappiness.”

Whitney abused, claims new film

Director Kevin Macdonald discusses his new documentary “Whitney,” which alleges Whitney Houston was abused by her cousin, Dee Dee Warwick. (May 17)

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