Birthdays And Anniversaries For September 8th + International Literacy Day
If this is your birthday, congratulations! Some famous names in country music were also born on this date. Songwriter Harlan Howard, in Detroit, in 1927. Added to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997, his long list of credits includes Patsy Cline's "I Fall To Pieces," The Judds' "Why Not Me" and Buck Owens' "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail". Virginia Hensley, in Winchester, Virginia, in 1932. As Patsy Cline, she becomes one of country's definitive female vocalists behind such pop-tinged hits such as "Crazy" and "I Fall To Pieces." She enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1973. One more, Songwriter Gary Baker, born in Niagara Falls, New York, in 1963. His successes include John Michael Montgomery's "I Swear," Reba McEntire's "One Honest Heart," Lonestar's "I'm Already There" and Alabama's "Once Upon A Lifetime". Happy 52nd, Gary!
This Is International Literacy Day!
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), established International Literacy Day as an annual event,. The first celebration was on September 8, 1965.
If you are reading this, then you can and should celebrate International Literacy Day.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Ricky Banda, 13. From all the Banda clan.
Jenna Bloomer, 6. From Great-Grandpa and Great-Grandma. Jenna wins our dessert today from Papa Murphys.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Curtis & Joy Shelton, 25 years. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.