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 Tracy Byrd is born in Vidor, Texas. Pledging a love for traditional country, he emerges in 1993 to record a series of hits, including "Lifestyles Of The Not So Rich And Famous," "Watermelon Crawl" and "The Keeper Of The Stars"
1989 Taylor Swift born in Reading, Pennsylvania. The multi-platinum singer-songwriter wins the Grammy for Album of the Year with "Fearless" and wins the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year twice before turning 22
1954 John Anderson is born in Orlando, Florida. Borrowing vocally from Lefty Frizzell, he earns the Country Music Association's Horizon award in 1983 and nets hits with "Swingin'," "Money In The Bank" and "Straight Tequila Night"
1949 Randy Owen is born in Fort Payne, Alabama. He becomes the lead singer for Alabama, whose blend of country and Southern rock yields numerous gold and platinum honors and a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame
2012 Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song are announced for "For You," written by Keith Urban and Monty Powell; and "Safe & Sound," by Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams and T Bone Burnett. Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere receive acting nominations for their roles on ABC's "Nashville"
2010 Josh and Jennifer Turner have their third son, Crawford Marion Turner, in Nashville
2006 Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon. Two of the shows are recorded for a live album
2005 The Johnny Cash biopic "Walk The Line" earns multiple nominations in the Golden Globe awards. Dolly Parton gets a Best Song nod for "Travelin' Thru," from "Transamerica," and Bernie Taupin scores for a "Brokeback Mountain" song performed by Emmylou Harris
1944 Brenda Lee is born at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Little Miss Dynamite becomes a major pop artist as a teenager in the 1960s but shifts into country music in the 1970s. She ends up in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997
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