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Apr 30, 1933 Willie Nelson is born in Abbott, Texas, though some relatives insist the birth was April 29. After writing "Crazy" and "Hello Walls," he becomes a major figure in the '70s outlaw movement, earning a plaque in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1993
Apr 30, 2000 The third George Strait stadium festival tour becomes the first concert held at Nashville's Adelphia Coliseum. On the bill: Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Lee Ann Womack, Mark Chesnutt, Asleep At The Wheel and Billy Gilman
Apr 30, 1957 Elvis Presley records "Jailhouse Rock" at Radio Recorders in Hollywood
Apr 30, 1997 Dwight Yoakam plays a grocery-store employee in the "coming out" episode of ABC's "Ellen," which also features Demi Moore, Oprah Winfrey and k.d. lang
Apr 30, 2011 Garth Brooks attends the wedding of Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn. Clint Eastwood is best man. Also in attendance: Priscilla Presley, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme
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