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This Day In Country Music History 5/16/18

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Celebrity Birthdays

Tucker Carlson Fox news is 49

Debra Winger is 63.  Star of 1980’s “Urban Cowboy”;  1982’s “An Officer and a Gentleman”;  and 1983’s “Terms of Endearment”.  Now she’s on that Netflix show The Ranch, playing the mother of Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1971 Born on this day in Houston, Texas, was Rick Trevino, a Mexican American country music artist who scored the 1997 US #1 Country hit “Running Out of Reasons to Run.

1985 Alabama were at #1 on the country album chart with 40-Hour Week, their ninth studio album which included three songs that topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Two of the #1 tracks: “There’s No Way” and the title track, became milestones in Alabama’s recording career when “There’s No Way” became Alabama’s 16th consecutive #1 single.

1999 Tim McGraw was at #1 on the Country chart with his version of “Please Remember Me”a song co-written by Rodney Crowell and Will Jennings. Originally recorded by Crowell on his 1995 album Jewel of the South, his version was released as a single that year.

Country Music Fun Fact

While in prison, Merle Haggard ran a gambling and brewing racket from his cell.



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