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  • Dec 7, 1935
    Darrell Glenn is born in Waco, Texas. At age 17, he earns his only country hit with "Crying In The Chapel," written by his father, Artie Glenn. Darrell also pens the Billy Walker hit "Bear With Me A Little Longer"
    Dec 8, 1935
    The Errol Flynn picture "Captain Blood" debuts in theaters. It merits a mention in The Statler Brothers' 1977 country hit "The Movies"
    Dec 9, 1935
    Red Foley records "Ole Shep" for Conqueror Records
    Dec 9, 1935
    David Houston is born in Bossier City, Louisiana. He wins a Grammy award for his 1966 recording of "Almost Persuaded," and records with both Tammy Wynette and Barbara Mandrell while joining the Grand Ole Opry in 1972
    Dec 11, 1935
    "The Singing Vagabond" debuts in movie theaters with Gene Autry starring as a hero trying to save a kidnapped woman. Also appearing is sidekick Smiley Burnette
    Dec 11, 1935
    Steel player Tom Brumley is born in Powell, Missouri. He becomes a longtime member of Buck Owens' Buckaroos, appearing on such classics as "Together Again," "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail" and "Buckaroo." He also plays on hits by Rick Nelson and Dwight Yoakam
    Dec 13, 1935
    Jimmy Wakely marries Dora Inez Miser
    Dec 14, 1935
    Owen Bradley marries Mary Katherine Franklin. A part-time employee of WSM at the time, he goes on to become one of country's most significant producers, working with the likes of Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Kitty Wells and Conway Twitty
    Dec 17, 1935
    Comedian George "Goober" Lindsey is born in Fairfield, Alabama. Beginning in 1972, he spends 20 years as a "Hee Haw" cast member
    Dec 20, 1935
    Western swing pioneer Milton Brown and his wife, Mary Helen Brown, have a son, Buster Lee Brown

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