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Saturday, 21 October 1978

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Thursday, 21 October 1976

Roy Acuff Roy Acuff's gall bladder is removed in Nashville RolandNote

Saturday, 21 October 1978

MelStreet Mel Street commits suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot on his 45th birthday at home in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He scored a number of hits on independent labels from 1972-1978, and influenced later country singers Ricky Van Shelton and Marty Raybon, of Shenandoah RolandNote

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ICountryMemorie Error - we incorrectly gave the wrong year for Lorrie Morgan's birthday on June 26 as 1924 instead of 1959. Our apologies to Lorrie.
ICountryMemorie Number One song 40 years ago today - Mickey Gilley - Room Full Of Roses
ICountryMemorie Number One song 33 years ago today - Anne Murray - Blessed Are The Believers
ICountryMemorie Born this day - Elton Britt (1913) , Lloyd George ([Lonzo #1] Lonzo & Oscar) (1924), Rosalie Allen (1924), Lorrie Morgan (1924)
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