The Music and Memories of April 4

1998- Trisha Yearwood peaks with 'A Perfect Love.'  The song becomes her fifth No. 1 song, the same year she's named the CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year.

1987- George Strait sails to No. 1 with 'Ocean Front Property.'  In addition to the single hitting No. 1, the album becomes the first of his albums to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums charts.

1985-  Proof that they are the hottest act in country music, The Judds grab their first gold album for 'Why Not Me.' The album includes the duos' first No. 1, 'Mama, He's Crazy.'

Birthdays

Steve Gatlin, 1951.  Steve is part of the brotherly trio, The Gatlin Brothers. Together they score hits like 'All The Gold In California' 'Broken Lady' and 'Houston.'