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.
1963 Hank Williams Jr. has his first recording session, at age 14, in Nashville. The session features some of his father's songs: "You Win Again," "Your Cheatin' Heart," "Cold, Cold Heart" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
1946 Hank Williams has his first recording session, for Sterling Records, at the WSM Studios in Nashville, backed by The Willis Brothers and bass player Chuck Wright. Among the songs recorded is "Never Again (Will I Knock On Your Door)"
2012 Luke Bryan wins nine trophies to top the winners list in the American Country Awards, aired by FOX from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay. Bryan's haul includes four honors for "I Don't Want This Night To End"
2010 "The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader" debuts in theaters with Carrie Underwood singing the end theme, "There's A Place For Us"
2005 Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood marry at their home in Owasso, Oklahoma
2004 Keith Urban's "You're My Better Half" video receives its first public airing on CMT.com
1985 Meghan Linsey born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She joins Joshua Scott Jones to form Steel Magnolia, winning CMT's "Can You Duet" in 2009. The act applies big, soulful harmonies in a subsequent hit, "Keep On Lovin' You"
1970 Kevin Sharp is born in Redding, California. He emerges in country music in 1996 with a remake of the pop ballad "Nobody Knows," five years after a doctor gave him a cancer-related death sentence. Sharp's debut album nets two additional hits
2009 The Zac Brown Band performs "Chicken Fried," "Toes" and "Margaritaville" with Jimmy Buffett as they shoot an installment of "CMT Crossroads" at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee
2005 The gay cowboy movie "Brokeback Mountain" opens in theaters. It features music by Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle and Linda Ronstadt, plus Roger Miller's "King Of The Road," Tammy Wynette's "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and Merle Haggard's "I'm Always On A Mountain When I Fall"
2004 CMT premieres Craig Morgan's "That's What I Love About Sunday" video and Billy Dean's "Let Them Be Little"
2003 Toby Keith's "Shock'n Y'all" album goes gold, platinum and double-platinum
1996 Faron Young shoots himself in the head in Nashville, apparently distraught over his slumping career. He dies a day later
1989 Garth Brooks nabs his first #1 country single: "If Tomorrow Never Comes"
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