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1994 – Less than two months after All-4-One netted a gold single for a pop version of “I Swear,” John Michael Montgomery’s country rendition also goes gold. Not long after that Cartman from South Park Puts his own twist on the song.

2011 – Hunter Hayes makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.

 

2008 – The Minner Station postal center in Oildale, California, is renamed the Buck Owens Post Office.

 

2006 – Rodney Atkins earns his first #1 single in Billboard: “If You’re Going Through Hell (Before The Devil Even Knows)”.

 

2001 – Shania Twain and husband-producer Robert John “Mutt” Lange have a son, Eja (pronounced “Asia”) in Switzerland.

 

2000 – Lonestar lifts “What About Now” to the top of the Billboard country chart.

 

1993 – Vince Gill racks up eight nominations and Alan Jackson gets seven, as the Country Music Association unveils finalists for its 1993 awards. Gill and Jackson face Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire for Entertainer of the Year.

 

1989 – Patty Loveless notches her first #1 country single with “Timber, I’m Falling In Love”.

 

1956 – Danny Shirley born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He fronts Confederate Railroad, whose mix of country and Southern rock gives them a biker image and a handful of 1990s hits, including “Trashy Women,” “Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind” and “Queen Of Memphis”.

 

1929 – Buck Owens born in Sherman, Texas. Growing up in California, he adds a rock ‘n’ roll spirit to country music, becoming a major part of the Bakersfield Sound. He co-hosts “Hee Haw” for more than 15 years on his way into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 

1927 – Porter Wagoner born in Howell County, Missouri. Known for his rhinestone suits, he develops a long-running syndicated TV show. A member of the Grand Ole Opry beginning in 1957, he extends his impact in a series of duets with Dolly Parton.

 

 

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