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Wednesday, 13 October 1976

Roy Acuff Roy Acuff is hospitalized in Nashville. Eight days later, his gall bladder is removed RolandNote

Monday, 13 October 1980

marie osmond On her 21st birthday, Marie Osmond moves into her own apartment for the first time RolandNote

Saturday, 13 October 1990

Garth-Brooks-sm Garth Brooks plays for an audience of 50,000 for the first time during the State Fair of Texas in Dallas RolandNote
ferlin husky sm Ferlin Husky is admitted to West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyoming, with chest pains, forcing the cancellation of a concert. Days later he's transferred to Nashville, where he undergoes a heart bypass RolandNote

Wednesday, 13 October 1999

johnny-rodriguez Johnny Rodriguez is acquitted of murder for shooting Israel Borrego, whom he mistook as a burglar, in his home the previous year RolandNote

Sunday, 13 October 2002

kitty wells Kitty Wells is honored with a mass concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, celebrating the 50th anniversary of "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels." Performers include Porter Wagoner, Ray Price and Crystal Gayle RolandNote

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