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This Day In Country Music History 4/4/18

Welcome To Wednesday April 4th 2018

Today we celebrate  NATIONAL WALKING DAY | JEEP 4X4 DAY | NATIONAL SCHOOL LIBRARIAN DAY | NATIONAL WALK AROUND THINGS DAY | NATIONAL HUG A NEWS PERSON DAY | NATIONAL CHICKEN CORDON BLEU DAY. (more information available at national day)

It was 49 years ago – In 1969, “Star Trek” was canceled by NBC after 79 brilliant episodes.

It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1971 Happy Birthday Clay Davidson born on this day in Saltville, Virginia.  Known for his debut album Unconditional in 2000 and it’s title track which topped out at #5 on the country charts.

1977 Kenny Rogers was at #1 on the country charts with “Lucille”.

1996 Shania Twain was at #1 on the US country chart with The Woman in Me,

Country Music Fun Fact

Dwight Yoakham has starred in many films, most notably in critically acclaimed performances as an ill-tempered, abusive, live-in boyfriend in Sling Blade (1996), and as the sheriff in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005).

Dwight Yoakham can be seen at Country Fan Fest (link here for Eagles Nest Campsites and Tickets)

 



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