On this day in 1991 the album "I Am Woman", by Helen Reddy, featuring the hit title track, was certified Platinum.

Here she is singing it live on 'The Midnight Special' back in 1975:

'Girl Power' seems like an American concept, but Reddy is actually Australian. Not that the Aussies don't want freedom for the ladies too. It just seems like American women really spawned the movement. LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE LOVELY LADIES OF AMERICA!