See Whitney's rendition of the national anthem during the 1991 Super Bowl. game played on January 27, 1991 at Tampa Stadium The National Football Conference (NFC) Champion New York Giants (16-3) defeated the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Buffalo Bills (15-4), 20–19. It is the only Super Bowl decided by one point. The halftime show included a rousing rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Whitney Houston. Her performance is stunning! Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012 at the age of 48.