Thursday is here - the weekend is near!

August 11, 1946 John Conlee was born  in Versailles, Kentucky.  A Grand Ole Opry member, Conlee worked as a mortician and disc jockey before venturing onto the music scene.  You'll recognize two of his hits "Miss Emily's Picture" and "I'm Only In It For The Love".

The  country Billboard singles chart in 1979 revealed the #1 song to be Eddie Rabbitt's "Suspicions", and in 2001, Blake Shelton's "Austin".  In 2012 it was Kenny Chesney  and "Come Over".

Finally, Tatum Christopher Bryan was born to Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline, in 2010.