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 Martina McBride is born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. The diminutive powerhouse claims the Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year award four times behind such message-soaked singles as "Independence Day" and "A Broken Wing"
2011 EMI releases the Eric Church album "Chief"
2005 Broken Bow releases Jason Aldean's self-titled debut album
2005 Dierks Bentley's show at the House of Blues in Los Angeles is interrupted by Marty Stuart, who invites Bentley to join the Grand Ole Opry. Bentley's response: "Hell, yeah!"
2003 Keith Urban's "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" video makes its TV debut on CMT
1999 Shania Twain's "Come On Over" is certified for shipments of 12 million copies, superceding her own "The Woman In Me" as the best-selling country album by a female
1968 Jeannie C. Riley records "Harper Valley P.T.A."
2003 Sugarland performs a showcase at Nashville's 12th & Porter club, attended by producer Garth Fundis and representatives for the Mercury and Lyric Street labels. The trio picks up a deal with Mercury
2002 Universal South releases Joe Nichols' debut album, "Man With A Memory"
1997 "Strawberry Wine" takes song of the year at the Nashville Songwriters Association International's 30th Songwriter Achievement Awards. Vice Gill wins songwriter/artist of the year for the third time. Mark D. Sanders claims top songwriter
1990 Mandolin player Neil Perry born in Mississippi. He comes to prominence as one-third of The Band Perry, the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year for 2011
1988 Vern Gosdin picks up a #1 single in Billboard with a song that celebrates Ernest Tubb, "Set 'Em Up Joe"
2004 Jeff Foxworthy's "Redneck Stomp" comes out on top as CMT debuts the special "20 Funniest Videos"
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