If this if your birthday, congratulations! You share this date with 3 names in country music. Lacy J. Dalton, born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania,in 1946. The husky-throated singer wins the Academy of Country Music's Top New Female award in 1980 on the way to such hits as "Takin' It Easy," "Black Coffee" and the songwriter anthem "16th Avenue". Happy 69th, Lacy J. Also a year older today, Marie Osmond, born in Ogden, Utah, in 1959. She nets a 1973 country hit with "Paper Roses" as a teenager, joins her brother as a host of ABC's "Donny & Marie" TV show, then makes a mid-'80s comeback as a country singer with "There's No Stopping Your Heart" and a Dan Seals duet, "Meet Me In Montana". Happy 56th, Marie. Last but not least, Rhett Akins is born in Valdosta, Georgia, 1969. After three hits as an artist in the 1990s, he transitions into songwriting, composing Luke Bryan's "I Don't Want This Night To End," Rodney Atkins' "Take A Back Road," Thomas Rhett's "It Goes Like This" and Blake Shelton's "Honey Bee," among others. Happy 46th, Rhett.

Marie Osmond Today

Jason Merrit

Marie With Brother Donny in 1974

B. Jones

Now Let's Party

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Concho Valley birthdays include:

Curtis Shelton, old enough. From his wife, Joy and sons, Blake and Slade.

Don Crooks, 76. From Daughter, Holly, 2 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Keith Robinson, 61. From all of us.

Kaye Pfluger, over the hill. From the G-good Ole Girls. Kaye is the winner of the dessert of her choice today from Papa Murphys.

No anniversaries to report.