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Urban Cowboy Hits Screens This Day In Country Music – June 5th (Video)

What’s your favorite movie that features some of the best country music ever made?  It’s hard to overlook Urban Cowboy.

2007 – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill receive the Academy of Country Music’s Career Achievement Award when they kick off their Soul2Soul 2007 concert tour at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Nebraska.


2003 – Days before the opening of the movie “Hollywood Homicide,” Dwight Yoakam receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


1993 – Conway Twitty dies from a stomach aneurysm in a Springfield, Missouri, hospital. The former pop-rocker was a steady country hitmaker from 1968-1991, eventually earning a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame.


1993 – Toby Keith goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first time with “Should’ve Been A Cowboy”.


1992 – Wynonna Judd’s first solo album, “Wynonna,” goes gold and platinum on the same day.


1989 – Toronto’s Skydome officially opens, with Anne Murray singing both the American and Canadian national anthems. Milwaukee beats Toronto, 5-3.


1980 – The John Travolta movie “Urban Cowboy” premieres. It provides crossover hits to Kenny Rogers, Johnny Lee, Mickey Gilley and Anne Murray, with extra music by The Eagles, The Charlie Daniels Band, Jimmy Buffett, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt and J.D. Souther.

1968 – Songwriter Brett James born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His credits include Martina McBride’s “Blessed,” Rascal Flatts’ “Love You Out Loud,” Jason Aldean’s “The Truth” and Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take The Wheel”.


1945 – Don Reid born in Staunton, Virginia. In 1961, he joins a gospel harmony group that becomes The Statler Brothers, netting more than 30 hits from 1965-1989 on its way into the Country Music Hall of Fame.


1943 – The Grand Ole Opry takes a new home at the Ryman Auditorium, where it remains until 1974.


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