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This Day In Country Music History 5/15/18

Welcome To Tuesday May 15th.  Today We Celebrate

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP DAY | PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY | NATIONAL NYLON STOCKING DAY. (more information at national day)

Happy Birthday

Emmitt Smith is 49.  Retired Dallas Cowboys

Dan Patrick is 62.  Former ESPN sports now at  NBC Sports and Dan’s Patrick  radio show

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1942 Born on this day in Crossett, Arkansas, was K.T. Oslin, country music singer and songwriter who is known for a series of top-ten country hits during the late 1980s and early 1990s, four of which topped the chart including her 1990 hit “Come Next Monday.

2003 Country singer June Carter Cash, the second wife of Johnny Cash, died in Nashville, Tennessee, of complications following heart valve replacement surgery, aged 73.

2004 Jay DeMarcus from Rascal Flatts married Allison Alderson, a former beauty queen who has held the titles Miss Tennessee 1999 and Miss Tennessee USA 2002. DeMarcus met her on the set while filming the video for the Rascal Flatts song, “These Days”.

2007 Winners at the 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards hosted by Reba McEntire included: Top Female Vocalist – Carrie Underwood, Top Vocal Duo – Brooks & Dunn, Top Vocal Group – Rascal Flatts, Top Male Vocalist – Brad Paisley, Top New Female Vocalist – Miranda Lambert and Album of the Year went to Carrie Underwood for Some Hearts.

2008 People Magazine reported Canadian singer Shania Twain and her husband, music producer Robert John “Mutt” Lange, had separated after 14 years of marriage. The couple were married on December 28, 1993, after Twain met Lange at Nashville’s Fan Fair earlier in the year.

Country Music Fun Fact

George Strait has sold more than 70 million albums in the United States and his certifications from the RIAA include 13 multi-platinum, 33 platinum, and 38 gold albums.


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