Holiday Hits The Heart This Day in Country Music – December 14th (video)
1997 – LeAnn Rimes makes her acting debut in the ABC-TV movie “Holiday In Your Heart.” Bernadette Peters plays fictitious Grand Ole Opry star Faith Shawn.
2006 – Brooks & Dunn’s “Hillbilly Deluxe” video debuts on CMT.
2005 – Dierks Bentley marries his high school sweetheart, Cassidy Black, in Mexico.
2005 – Lyle Lovett and Bonnie Raitt tape an episode of “CMT Crossroads” in Nashville.
2002 – Toby Keith makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.
2001 – Rock-rapper Kid Rock performs with Hank Williams Jr. at a Grand Ole Opry House TV studio in Nashville. The concert is taped for the genre-mixing cable show “CMT Crossroads”.
1999 – Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry marries Angie McClure in Maui.
1974 – Billy Swan scores the only #1 country single of his career with “I Can Help”.
1973 – Lorrie Morgan gives her first performance on the Grand Ole Opry, singing “Paper Roses” at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
1932 – Charlie Rich born in Forrest City, Arkansas. Nicknamed The Silver Fox, he works in jazz and pop music before finding a home in country, where he earns the Country Music Association’s entertainer of the year award in 1974.
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