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Saturday, 22 July 1967

David Houston - With One Exception

Saturday, 22 July 1972

Charley Pride - It's Gonna Take A Little Bit Longer

Saturday, 22 July 1989

George Strait - What's Going On in Your World

Saturday, 22 July 1995

Shania Twain - Any Man of Mine

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Saturday, 22 July 1961

patsy cline sm Patsy Cline comes on stage at the Grand Ole Opry in a wheelchair to assure fans she'll return to performing soon, following her June car accident RolandNote

Thursday, 22 July 1965

Roy Acuff Following a near-fatal car wreck 12 days earlier, Roy Acuff cancels all his remaining dates for the year, except a USO tour of South Vietnam RolandNote

Wednesday, 22 July 1998

TRACY-LAWRENCE Tracy Lawrence is questioned by police after he witnesses the beginnings of what was supposed to be a kinky public sex act in Medford, Oregon. The married couple in the act did not go through with the act, and Lawrence is not arrested RolandNote

Friday, 22 July 2005

mindy-mccready Mindy McCready is found unconscious in the lobby of Tampa's Holiday Inn Harborside and is hospitalized for a drug overdose that was accompanied by a suicide note. The incident comes one week after she was charged in Arizona for identity theft RolandNote

Sunday, 22 July 2007

TanyaTucker Tanya Tucker's ex-fiance, Jerry Laseter, breaks away from her tour caravan with a truck containing $500,000 in clothing and jewelry. When the truck is next found it contains only a note. The bounty is recovered within a week, and Laseter is arrested RolandNote

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

mindy-mccready Mindy McCready checks into a rehabilitation facility, six days after she suffered a nervous breakdown RolandNote

Thursday, 22 July 2010

charlie louvin Charlie Louvin undergoes six hours of surgery at Nashville's Vanderbilt Medical Center for pancreatic cancer RolandNote

Sunday, 22 July 2012

alan-jackson Two days after after Alan Jackson postponed a Los Angeles show over a respiratory infection, the promoter cancels the final hours of a three-day Jukebox Music Festival in Anderson, California. Jackson insists he is in town and ready to perform RolandNote

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