Country Music History June 15
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One of the biggest names in country history was born this date. Waylon Jennings was born in Littlefield, Texas June 15, 1937. Waylon became a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
Lonestar member, Michael Britt, was born in 1966 in Fort Worth, Texas.
One of the silliest, albeit one of the most popular TV shows, "Hee Haw" debuted in 1969 on CBS-TV. Cast members included Roy Clark, Minnie Pearl, and Buck Owens. The first musical guests to appear were Loretta Lynn and Charley Pride.
Speaking of Buck Owens, in 1963 he was #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Act Naturally".
And in 2010, Kyle Jacobs and Kellie Pickler became engaged to be married.