Today in country music history:
1999 - Trisha Yearwood was asked to become the 71st member of the Grand Ole Opry cast, on the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium.
Ronnie Milsap - singer, "Smoky Mountain Rain," "Any Day Now"
Jim Stafford - singer, "Spiders & Snakes"
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