Today, Whitney Houston turns 47. Houston was born into a musical family on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. Join us as we take a look back at Houston's life in pictures. Don't forget to wish her a very Happy Birthday in our Comments section below, she surely deserves it! Here's what you had to say: Chris commented: "Happy Birthday to one of the greatest living legends of our time, Whitney Houston!" Anonymous wrote:"Happy Birthday Whitney...We need you. Keep using God's gift!"