It’s Like Money in the Bank This Day in Country Music – July 10th (Video)
The funny thing about popular music is that a #1 means money in your pocket but not necessarily a memorable song. I bet you remember this big hair!
2010 – Carrie Underwood marries hockey player Mike Fisher at the Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia. Attending celebs include Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul.
2004 – Toby Keith’s “Whiskey Girl” takes over the #1 position in the Billboard country singles chart.
1993 – John Anderson deposits “Money In The Bank” at #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1980 – Jessica Simpson born in Abilene, Texas. Following a career in pop music, she nets a #1 country album with her 2008 release “Do You Know”.
1980 – Joshua Scott Jones born in Charleston, Illinois. With Meghan Linsey, he forms Steel Magnolia, a double ACM nominee in 2010 following the duo’s first hit, “Keep On Lovin’ You”.
1970 – Gary LeVox born in Columbus, Ohio. He becomes the lead singer for Rascal Flatts, whose tight harmonies and positive lyrics lead to numerous Vocal Group of the Year honors.
1970 – Johnny Cash records Kris Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down” at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
1965 – Ken Mellons born in Kingsport, Tennessee. The deep-voiced singer earns a mid-’90s hit with “Jukebox Junkie”.
1965 – Wreck on the highway: Roy Acuff, guitarist June Stearns and steel player Shot Jackson are injured in a near-fatal car crash in east Tennessee. Acuff has a pair of pelvic fractures and a broken collarbone. June never returns to the band.
1952 – Hank and Audrey Williams are divorced for the second–and final—time.