Birthdays For December 9th + Christmas Card Day
If this is your birthday or anniversary, congratulations! Here are some highlights that have happened in country music on this date.
In 1968, Merle Haggard records "Hungry Eyes" and "Silver Wings" at the Capitol Recording Studios in Los Angeles.
In 1980, The "Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)" earns a gold single from the RIAA for Waylon Jennings.
This Is Christmas Card Day!
This day honors Sir Henry Cole (1818 - 1874) of England. Cole created the first commercial Christmas Card in 1843.
Here's what it looked like.
Only a few decades ago, sending Christmas cards through the mail was a holiday "must", however The cost and time for writing and sending cards has caused many people to stop sending them.
If you plan on sending cards this year, use today to get a start.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
James Michael Smith, 26. From Mom and Phil.
Hunter Wood, 10. From Mom, Dad, his 3 brothers and sister.
Erma Dell. 87. From her much younger sister, Sandy.
Kevin Brown, 26. From Mom, Step-Dad and daughter, Kyndalynn.
Aiden McKinney, 7. From Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa and Aunt. Aiden, wins his choice of desserts today from Papa Murphys.
No anniversaries to report.