Birthdays And Anniversaries For April 13th + Scrabble Day
If this is your birthday or anniversary, congratulations! Here is a look back at some of the events that have happened on this date in country music. 1959-George Jones picks up his first #1 country single in Billboard magazine as a recording artist with "White Lightning". 1965-Roger Miller wins five trophies in the seventh annual Grammy Awards: Best New Country & Western Artist; Country & Western Album, for "Dang Me/Chug-A-Lug"; and Country & Western Single, Song and Male Vocal, for "Dang Me". 1996-Lonestar hits the top in Billboard for the first time with "No News". 2003-Prisoner of war Patrick Miller is rescued in Iraq after several weeks in captivity, during which he annoyed the enemy by loudly singing Toby Keith's "Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue (The Angry American)".
This Is Scrabble Day!!
Today, you can spell it out and celebrate this popular board game. Scrabble was created by, Alfred Mosher Butts, in 1938, and is sold by those fine folks at, Hasbro, Inc. Get your family or friends together today and play a few rounds.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Mike Bell, old enough. From his wife, Linda.
Landy McKnight, 54. From his much younger sister, Renee, also Goldie and the rest of the family.
Teresa Ayers, 58. From her husband, Gary.
Emma Mikeska, 2. From Stonewall and Gama. Emma wins today's birthday cake from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
No wedding anniversaries to report.