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This Day In Country Music History 4/19/18

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GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS DAY | NATIONAL NORTH DAKOTA DAY | NATIONAL HIGH FIVE DAY | NATIONAL HANGING OUT DAY | NATIONAL GARLIC DAY | NATIONAL AMARETTO DAY. (more information available at national day)

Celebrities Celebrating Birthdays

Kate Hudson is 39  James Franco is 40 and Jesse James is 49.

Fun Thought for the Day

A new study found the average American starts SWEARING by 10:54 each morning, and we experience 1,205 stressful events a year.  Money is the #1 thing that stresses us out.  And the top way we deal with stress is by listening to music.  Unstress with me M-F from 7p to midnight on 101.5 and 105.5 the Eagle.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1969 Glen Campbell was at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “Galveston”, which also made #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.  In 2003, this song ranked #8 in CMT’s 100 Greatest Songs in Country Music.

1980 For the first time in chart history, the top 5 positions on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart were held (or co-held) by female artists. “It’s Like We Never Said Goodbye” by Crystal Gayle, “A Lesson in Leavin'” by Dottie West, “Are You on the Road to Lovin’ Me Again” by Debby Boone, “Beneath Still Waters” by Emmylou Harris and “Two Story House” by Tammy Wynette (Duet with George Jones)

2014 Country singer Kevin Sharp passed away at his mother’s California home after a long-running and high-profile battle with cancer, he died from complications from surgery. He was 43. Sharp made his debut on the country music scene in 1997 with “Nobody Knows” which topped the Billboardcountry charts for four weeks.

Country Music other facts and Info.

George Straits’ daughter Jenifer was killed in an automobile accident in San Marcos, Texas, on June 25, 1986, at the age of 13. The family set up a foundation, The Jenifer Lynn Strait Foundation, which donates money to children’s charities.



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