This Day in Music History

20 Aug 2021

todayAugust 20, 2022


American country music singer-songwriter and short-story author Tom T. Hall died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He wrote 12 No.1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No.1 international pop crossover hit ‘Harper Valley PTA’ by Jeannie C. Riley.

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19 Aug 1946

Bill Clinton is born On August 19, 1946, William Jefferson Blythe III is born in Hope, Arkansas. His father died in a car accident before he was born, and young Bill later took the last name of his stepfather, Roger Clinton. In 1992, Bill Clinton would be elected as the 42nd president of the United States.

todayAugust 19, 2022