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  • Oct 1, 1955
    Rex Allen is a featured guest as Red Foley hosts ABC's "Ozark Jubilee"
    Oct 1, 1955
    George Jones makes his debut on "The Louisiana Hayride"
    Oct 1, 1955
    Patsy Cline makes her final appearance with Bill Peer & His Melody Boys at the Brunswick Moose Hall in Winchester, Virginia, ending a three-year relationship. During that time, Peer gave the former Virginia Hensley her stage name
    Oct 1, 1955
    "The Honeymooners" debuts as a weekly show on CBS-TV. The lead role of Brooklyn bus driver Ralph Kramden belongs to Jackie Gleason, who goes on to write Jimmy Dean's 1962 country recitation, "To A Sleeping Beauty"
    Oct 3, 1955
    Earl Scruggs suffers a fractured hip in an early-morning automobile accident 15 miles east of Knoxville, Tennessee. Also injured in the crash are his wife, Louise, and sons Gary and Randy Scruggs
    Oct 3, 1955
    The children's show "Captain Kangaroo," starring Bob Keeshan, makes its debut on CBS-TV. It's referenced a decade later in The Statler Brothers' first hit single, "Flowers On The Wall"
    Oct 7, 1955
    Elvis Presley attends a Bob Wills concert at Cook's Hoedown Club in Houston, Texas
    Oct 8, 1955
    Eddy Arnold registers a #1 country single in Billboard with "The Cattle Call"
    Oct 8, 1955
    Sonny James joins the "Ozark Jubilee" radio show in Springfield, Missouri
    Oct 8, 1955
    Future country hitmaker George Burns shares the cover of TV Guide with wife and comedic partner Gracie Allen

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