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Real Country History…

December 14
  • 1932 - Charlie Rich Born

     

December 15
  • 1928 - Jerry Wallace Born

     

  • 1973 - Charlie Rich hit number one on the charts with "The Most Beautiful Girl."

     

  • 1979 - Alan Jackson married his wife, Denise.

     

  • 1986 - Kenny Rogers signed a 17-million-dollar deal with Dole Food Company to pitch their products.

     

  • 1997 - Garth Brooks' album "Sevens" was certified Gold, Platinum, and multi-Platinum with sales reaching the five-million mark.

     

  • 1998 - Alan and Denise Jackson celebrated their 19th anniversary by renewing their wedding vows. It was the couple's first anniversary since their four-month separation earlier that year. Denise referred to their separation as "a wake-up call for both of us," explaining, quote, "It forced us to deal with issues that had never really been dealt with before."

     

  • 1999 - Garth Brooks taped an interview on the "Crook & Chase" show during which he announced his intentions to retire from the music business at the end of 2000 to spend more time with his daughters.