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This Day In Country Music History 1/8/2018

Welcome to Monday January 8th 2018

Today we celebrate National Clean Off Your Desk Day, National Bubble Bath Day, and National English Toffee Day. (more information available at National Day)  Elvis Presley was born on this day in 1935 and “The Newlywed Game” show host Bob Eubanks was born in 1938.

This Day In Country Music History

1983 Reba McEntire achieves her first #1 single on the Billboard country chart with “Can’t Even Get The Blues”

1992 Vince Gill’s “Pocket Full Of Gold” is certified platinum by the RIAA

2007 Craig Morgan collects his first gold album from the RIAA, for “My Kind Of Livin” featuring “That’s What I Love About Sunday”

2011 Tim McGraw starts a three-week run at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “Felt Good On My Lips”

2014 Taylor Swift wins Favorite Country Artist during the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards, telecast by CBS from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

More information on these and other stories available at CMT

 



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