We remember the life of Whitney Houston as today would have been her 49th birthday.

Cast members of the Houston’s last film, Sparkle, have encouraged fans to honor Houston’s birthday via hashtags on Twitter:

In Houston’s honor, [Houston’s] Sparkle family are encouraging fans to tweet birthday messages using the hashtags #SPARKLE and #HappyBdayWhitney.


“Whitney Houston just lights up the screen,” Sparkle costar Terrence Jenkins says of Houston in the film. “She blows it away. She’s everything you could expect and more.”

Read more at E Online.

Although “The Greatest Love of All” and Houston’s remake of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” are her most notable songs, we’re curious:


What’s your favorite Whitney song?

Will you be seeing Sparkle?

Sound off below!