My wife Colleen and I were married in 2000. Her grandmother used to own Ma Cole's dinner for all you old timers. And yes we met on the the radio. She was my first winner with Movie trivia 15 years ago. We have helped to for a new Theatre Company that raises money for charity. The Valparaiso Theatrical Company give 60% of every ticket sold back to a 501C3 charity. We have two sons and 4 grand children.
1966 Lee Ann Womack is born in Jacksonville, Texas. A superb traditionally minded vocalist, she reaches her commercial peak with the 2000 release "I Hope You Dance," named Song and Single of the Year by the Country Music Association
2011 The Band Perry's "All Your Life" video debuts on CMT
2006 Alison Krauss + Union Station pick up a whopping 11 nominations as finalists are announced for the International Bluegrass Music Association awards
2005 Faith Hill gives the first of two shows at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles with appearances by husband Tim McGraw. Footage from the concerts are to be used in her Thanksgiving Eve special "Faith Hill: Fireflies"
1995 Roy Clark performs "Yesterday, When I Was Young" at the funeral for Mickey Mantle
1991 Vince Gill and Alan Jackson lead the way in the 25th annual Country Music Association awards, with six nominations apiece. Garth Brooks receives five. Brooks and Gill compete for entertainer against Clint Black, Reba McEntire and George Strait
1983 Guitarist Danelle Leverett born in Amarillo, Texas. She becomes one-half of the JaneDear girls, who earn a 2011 hit with their debut single, "Wildflower"
1957 The Everly Brothers record "Wake Up Little Susie" at the Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission studios in Nashville
2007 Capitol releases Luke Bryan's debut album, "I'll Stay Me"
2003 Toby Keith and Scotty Emerick perform for 25,000 troops and president George W. Bush at Miramar Marine Air Corps Station near San Diego. Among the selections: "Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue" and "The Fightin' Side Of Me"
2003 When a power outage zaps the electricity for 50 million residents in the Northeast, Jo Dee Messina improvises with a 30-minute acoustic set at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. She includes the apropos "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia"
2001 Rounder releases Alison Krauss + Union Station's "New Favorite" album
1995 Garth Brooks' "The Hits" becomes the first best-of album by a country-based artist certified for shipments of 7 million units
1995 Shania Twain goes double-platinum for the first time in her career, with "The Woman In Me"
1982 Ernest Tubb makes his final appearance on the Grand Ole Opry
1964 Roy Rogers has a nine-hour surgery to repair vertebrae in his back damaged by years of riding his horse, Trigger
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