Birthdays And Anniversaries For March 24th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! Here's some country music history for this date. 1958-Elvis Presley is sworn into the U.S. Army in Memphis, Tennessee. 1979-Anne Murray registers a #1 country single in Billboard with "I Just Fall In Love Again". 1984-Toby Keith marries Tricia Lucus. 2002-Faith Hill performs "There You'll Be," from the movie "Pearl Harbor," during the Oscar awards at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre. "For The Birds" wins Best Animated Short; the movie features a score created by Riders In The Sky. 2007-"Live from New York..." Carrie Underwood is the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," performing "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted." The installment is hosted by Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.
More Country Music History For March 24th!
1977-Songwriter Natalie Hemby is born. Married to producer Mike Wrucke, she pens Lady Antebellum's "Downtown"; Little Big Town's "Pontoon" and "Tornado"; and the Miranda Lambert hits "White Liar" and "Baggage Claim".
1984-"Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)" drives Alabama to the top position on the Billboard country singles chart.
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Zaylin Torres, 6. From Mom, Dad and her sister.
Justin Maynard, 32. From Mom, Rusty and Vallie.
J.D. Chappell, 20. From his in-laws with love.
Jodi Kalina, 43. From all her family.
Lexie Munoz, 17. From Mom, her brother and sister.
Laurie Thurman, 10. From Aunt Rita and Uncle Doug.
Destiny Amyx, 17. From Mom.
Steven King, 51. From Ryno and all his friends at Gandy Ink.
Samantha Connell, 21. From Mom, Dad, Meagan and Emma. Samantha wins our birthday cake today from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Troy and Shanny Reed, 24 years. From Asten. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.