George Jones Hits No. 1, Tanya Tucker Becomes a Mom – Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of July 5
1989- Tanya Tucker has her first baby, Presley Tanita. The name is inspired by her friend Elvis Presley.
1980- George Jones takes ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ to No. 1 on the Billboard country singles chart. The song earns a Grammy Award and a CMA Award for Best Country Song of the Year.
1969- Jack Greene is at No.1 on the Billboard country singles chart with ‘Statue Of A Fool.’
1954- Elvis Presley records ‘That’s All Right’ at Memphis’ Sun Recording Studio.
Dave Haywood, 1982. Dave becomes a founding member of Lady Antebellum.