Birthdays & Anniversaries for Thursday
We'll salute all of our listeners celebrating here on August 28, after we take a look back to some of the events that have happened on this date in Country Music.
1965- Eileen Edwards, better know as, Shania Twain, is born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She would win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award, in 1999
1968- At the Columbia Recording Studio, in Nashville, Tammy Wynette records, a song she wrote, "Stand By Your Man"
1981- Jake Owen is born in Winter Haven, Florida
1982- LeAnn Rimes is born in Jackson, Mississippi
1982- George Strait achieves his first #1 single with, "Fool Hearted Memory"
1989- Cassadee Pope is born in West Palm Beach, Florida. She wins the third season of NBC's "The Voice", and receives a record deal with Republic Nashville for her debut album in 2013
1993- The Tracy Lawrence hit, "Can't Break It To My Heart", is #1 in Billboard
Concho Valley birthdays include:
(Twins) Baily & Kaily Torres, 14. From Mom, Dad and Memaw Martha.
James Sadler, 40 something. From the Good Ole Girls.
Kolton Graham, 12. From Mom, Dad, brother and sister.
Stratley Strube, 2. From Great Aunt, Janice and Uncle Gary.
Khloe O'Dell, 6. From Mom, Dad and Klaridi. Khole wins today's birthday cake from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Daniel & Laverne Redman, 60 years. They will be included in our drawing tomorrow morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.