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Real Country History…

October 18
  • 1997 Deana Carter ends up at #1 on the Billboard chart with "How Do I Get There"

     

  • 1984 Mickey Gilley is honored with a star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

     

  • 1983 Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton receive a gold single for "Islands In The Stream"

     

  • 1980 Don Williams' "I Believe In You" takes up the #1 position on the Billboard country chart

     

  • 1968 Glen Campbell wins two honors, Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, during the second annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

     

  • 1952 Hank Williams marries Billie Jean Jones Eshliman in Minden, Louisiana. On the way back to Shreveport, their car runs out of gas

     

October 19
  • 1958 Brenda Lee records "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville

     

  • 1963 Buck Owens attains the #1 spot on the Billboard country chart with "Love's Gonna Live Here"