Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer Welcomed To The World This Day In Country Music History – June 27th
2005 – “People” magazine tabs Keith Anderson among the 50 hottest bachelors.
2005 – Ralph Stanley undergoes a triple bypass operation in Virginia.
2001 – Jamie O’Neal has surgery in Nashville for a ruptured disc in her back, an injury aggravated during Fan Fair a week earlier.
2001 – Tracy Lawrence and his wife, Becca, have a daughter, Skylar JoAnn Lawrence, in Nashville.
1994 – “Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles” goes triple-platinum. It features Travis Tritt, Little Texas, Clint Black, John Anderson, Alan Jackson, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Tanya Tucker, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn and Lorrie Morgan.
1993 – Lyle Lovett marries Julia Roberts at the St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana, after a whirlwind romance that began during filming of the movie “The Player.” They postpone a honeymoon while she films “The Pelican Brief “.
1962 – Hank Snow records “I’ve Been Everywhere” at RCA Studio B in Nashville.
1959 – Lorrie Morgan born, a day before father George Morgan’s 35th birthday, in Nashville. She follows her father into the Grand Ole Opry in 1984, preceding a run of 1990s hits, including “Something In Red,” “Five Minutes” and “What Part Of No”.
1949 – Merry Christmas, six months early: Gene Autry records “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer”.
1948 – Songwriter Paul Kennerley born in England. His hits include “Born To Run,” by Emmylou Harris; “Hillbilly Rock,” by Marty Stuart; “Walking Shoes,” by Tanya Tucker; and “Have Mercy,” by The Judds.