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.
1955 Rosanne Cash is born in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Johnny Cash, she infuses pop and rock influences in her own progressive recording career beginning in the late-1970s, winning a Grammy for "I Don't Know Why You Don't Want Me"
2012 Jennifer Nettles sings "Stay" with contestant John Glosson as ABC-TV debuts the music competition "Duets." Nettles is joined as a coach by Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke and John Legend
2010 Josh Turner scoops up a gold single for "Why Don't We Just Dance"
2003 Randy Travis' "Three Wooden Crosses" gets posted at #1 on the Billboard country chart
1994 MCA releases David Lee Murphy's debut album, "Out With A Bang"
1991 The movie "Thelma & Louise" is released, with Pam Tillis a partial inspiration for the character of Thelma Dickinson. The movie includes music by Tillis, Kelly Willis and Glenn Frey, plus Tammy Wynette's "I Don't Wanna Play House"
2012 Pistol Annies' Angaleena Presley marries tour manager Jordan Powell in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
2011 Reba McEntire, Jean Shepard and songwriter Bobby Braddock are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
2007 LeAnn Rimes' "Nothin' Better To Do" video debuts online at CMT.com
2002 Alabama announces during the Academy of Country Music Awards that it intends to retire after a 2003 farewell tour
2002 Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson win three times each in the 37th Academy of Country Music awards at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre. Brooks & Dunn take Entertainer of the Year; Top Vocal Duo; and Video of the Year, for "Only In America"
2000 Garth Brooks' "Double Live" sets a new record for country concert albums, as it's certified for shipments of 13 million units
1975 Freddy Fender gains his first gold single, for "Before The Next Teardrop Falls"
1961 Bass player Dana Williams is born in Dayton, Ohio. He joins Diamond Rio, a band that wins the Country Music Association's Vocal Group award three times. Members of the Grand Ole Opry, the band thrives on tight instrumentation and strong harmonies
1993 CBS airs "Willie Nelson The Big Six-0: An All-Star Birthday Celebration," with Ray Charles, B.B. King, Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Travis Tritt, Lyle Lovett, Bob Dylan, Marty Stuart, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson
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