In History – John Denver CMA Entertainer Of Year / Rich Protests
TODAY IN HISTORY - 10/13
1975 - 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins "Entertainer Of The Year"...Dolly Parton won "Female Vocalist Of The Year" & Waylon Jennings was the winner of the "Male Vocalist Of The Year". Charlie Rich, presenting the "Entertainer Of The Year" Award, protested Denvers' win by setting the envelope on-fire in front of a stunned CMA Audience! Read more about the incident here: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/singer-charlie-rich-protests-john-denver39s-big-win-at-the-cma-awards
HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY:
1962 - Kelly Preston, Honolulu HI, actress (Mischief, Twins, A Tigers Tale)
1965 - Rob Schneider, actor (Saturday Night Live, Men Behaving Badly)
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