BABY CLASSIC: Mariah Carey's "I'll Be There"

posted by Meredith Michaels - 

What's a "Baby Classic" you ask? It's a mega-hit that has just recently been birthed into "classic hits" status (a.k.a. 25+ years old!) Okay baby... "just call my naaaame....I'll be there!"

This week's baby classic reached #1 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, in July of 1992. Mariah's version of the 1970 hit from the Jackson 5, "I'll Be There", stayed on top for 2 weeks. This hit was a last minute addition to her MTV Unplugged set list. 

Other things that happened this week in 1992:

Pop Culture: Whitney Houston married Bobby Brown

Cost: Tropicana Orange Juice, 64 oz in 1992: $1.99

News: Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, escaped from prison

Movies: "Boomerang" ($42M) and "A League of Their Own" ($40M)

Births: Selena Gomez, American actress and singer born in Grand Prairie, Texas (26 years old)

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