This Day In Country Music History 3/28/18

Welcome To Wednesday March 28th

Today we celebrate “National Weed Appreciation Day, National Something on a Stick Day, and National Little Red Wagon Day”.  (more information available at national day) 

Kate Gosselin is 43.  Mother of eight children and at least three reality shows.  Actor Vince Vaughn is 48 and Lady Gaga is 32.

It Happened On This day In Country Music History

1955 Happy Birthday Reba McEntire, born on this day outside of Kiowa, Oklahoma.  Country music artist and actress who has scored 35 #1 singles and released over 25 albums. Sometimes referred to as “The Queen of Country”, she has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide as well as starring in her television sitcom.

1969 Happy Birthday Rodney Atkins born on this day in Knoxville, Tennessee. Signed to Curb Records in 1996, he charted his first single on the Billboard country chart in 1997.  His biggest success came with “Watching You” in September of 2006.

1981 Willie Nelson was at #1 on the country chart with “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground”, a track from the film Honeysuckle Rose.

1997 Deana Carter was at the top of the Billboard Country charts with “We Danced Anyway.”  It was released in December 1996 as the second single from her debut album Did I Shave My Legs for This?

Country Music Fun Fact

Garth Brooks graduated in 1984 with a degree in advertising.


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