Birthdays And Anniversaries For October 19th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You share the same date as country singer, Jeanne Carolyn Stephenson, better known as, Jeannie C. Riley, born in Anson, Texas, in 1945. She records "Harper Valley P.T.A." as a secretary in 1968 and is immediately launched into public consciousness. The single about suburban hypocrisy sells millions of copies, becoming her signature hit. Happy 70th, Jeannie C.!
Country Music History For This Date!
1958-Brenda Lee records "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville.
1985-Reba McEntire sings the national anthem prior to the first game of the World Series at Royal Stadium in Kansas City. The Cardinals beat the Royals, 3-1, however, the Royals would go on to win the series in 7 games.
1995-George Jones & Tammy Wynette perform the only full-fledged Nashville concert of their career, uniting on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry House.
2013-Jason Aldean headlines the historic Hollywood Bowl for the first time. Filling out the bill are Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
No local birthdays to report.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Chris & Amber Pennington, 2 years. From the Cook family. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.