Welcome to a long weekend in Country Music History
This long weekend we will celebrate National Tick Tock Day, National Bacon Day, National Champagne Day, National Make Up Your Mind Day, National New Years Day, National Hangover Day National Bloody Mary Day National New Years Day and National Thank God It’s Monday Day. (more information available at National Day)
This Long Weekend In Country Music History
1943 Singer/songwriter John Denver born on this day in Roswell, New Mexico. Best known for “Thank God I’m A Country Boy” and “Rocky Mountain High” and Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award for 1975. John Denver died on October 12, 1997, when the plane that he was piloting went down over Monterey Bay, California.
1983 Happy Birthday Jessica Andrews born on this day in Huntingdon, Tennessee. Befriended early in her career by Faith Hill, best known for her 1999 hit “Who I Am”
1994 Faith Hill resides at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first time in her career with “Wild One”
2001 Alan Jackson’s “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” spends the first of five weeks at #1 on the Billboard Country Music Charts.
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