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.
1944 Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys appear on the Grand Ole Opry, causing a stir when Monte Mountjoy's drum set is moved onto the stage at the last minute. Drums were previously not allowed. Their first number is "San Antonio Rose"
1956 Suzy Bogguss is born in Aledo, Illinois. She earns respect for her easy-going vocal skills and adept song selection in the 1990s, gaining thoughtful hits with "Outbound Plane," "Just Like The Weather," "Aces" and "Letting Go"
2009 Carrie Underwood gets engaged to Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher at his home in Ontario
2005 Kristen Hall parts ways with Sugarland bandmates Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush
2003 Gary Allan's "Songs About Rain" video debuts on CMT
2000 A new sign is erected in the Mountain State: "Glen Dale, West Virginia--Home Of Brad Paisley, Member Of The Grand Ole Opry"
2000 Eddy Arnold receives a National Medal of Arts from President Clinton in a ceremony at Washington, D.C.'s Constitution Hall. Among the evening's other recipients: poet Maya Angelou, pop singer Barbra Streisand and dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov
1986 Randy Travis joins the Grand Ole Opry, introduced by Ricky Skaggs. He performs "Diggin' Up Bones"
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