Real Country History…

April 28
  • 1978 - The "Here You Come Again" album by Dolly Parton was certified Platinum


  • 1984 - The Judds' first number one hit, "Mama He's Crazy," debuted on the charts


  • 1989 - George Strait's "Beyond The Blue Neon" album was certified Gold


  • 1993 - John Michael Montgomery earned his first Gold album with his debut, "Life's a Dance."


  • 1995 - Lorrie Morgan's "I Didn't Know My Own Strength" hit the charts.


  • 1998 - Clint Black and Trisha Yearwood made their TV acting debuts on separate CBS programs. Clint co-starred with his wife, Lisa Hartman Black, in the TV movie "Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack," while Trisha took on the role of Lieutenant Commander Theresa Coulter on "JAG."


  • 2002 - "Alan Jackson Day" was declared in Chula Vista, California


  • 2004 - Randy Travis took two Doves at the 35th annual Gospel Music Awards. He earned trophies for Country Album for the disc "Worship and Faith" and Country Recorded Song for "Three Wooden Crosses."