This day In Country Music History 12/7/17

Welcome to December 7 2017

Today is National Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day, (It was on this day in 1941 7:55 am local time that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor) National Illinois Day, (I wonder if there is a National Utah Day) And National Cotton Candy Day.  More information at National Day

It was on this day in 1987 Mikhail Gorbachev arrives for his summit with President Ronald Reagan.  A meeting that opened up relationship with The Soviet Union.  And NBA Boston Celtic star Larry Bird turns 61 today.

This day In Country Music History

1948 Happy Birthday Gary Morris  born on this day in Fort Worth, Texas. Known for his hits  “The Wind Beneath My Wings” (watch music video) 

1983 Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton earn a platinum single for “Islands In The Stream”(watch music video)

1991 Reba McEntire’s “For My Broken Heart” (watch music video) is #1 on the Billboard country singles charts.

1998 BNA releases Kenny Chesney’s “How Forever Feels”(watch music video)to Country Radio.   It was the first single released from his album, Everywhere We Go. The song reached the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles charts.

More information on these and other stories at CMT


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