Birthdays For February 16th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday or anniversary, congratulations! Check out some events that have happened on this date in country music. Sonny James hits #1 in Billboard in 1957, with his signature hit, "Young Love".
Johnny Cash records "Man In Black" in Nashville in 1971 at the Columbia Recording Studio.
Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson star in the NBC-TV movie "The Last Days Of Frank & Jesse James", in 1986. The cast also includes Ed Bruce, David Allan Coe and June Carter Cash.
Hank Williams Jr. makes his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in more than 20 years, in 2002, joining Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart to pay tribute to the late Waylon Jennings for more than an hour at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
No local birthdays or anniversaries to report.