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  • Apr 1, 1986
    Hillary Scott is born in Nashville. The daughter of Linda Davis, she becomes the female voice in Lady Antebellum, a harmony-based trio noted for such hits as "Need You Now," "I Run To You," "Downtown" and "American Honey"
    Apr 2, 1986
    Capitol releases T. Graham Brown's "I Wish That I Could Hurt That Way Again"
    Apr 2, 1986
    Chris Janson is born in Perryville, Missouri. An energetic live performer, he snares hits beginning in 2015 with "Buy Me A Boat," "Fix A Drink" and "Drunk Girl," a 2018 finalist for the CMA's Song of the Year. Janson also pens Tim McGraw's "Truck Yeah" and LoCash's "I Love This Life"
    Apr 4, 1986
    A stretch of U.S. 49E in Yazoo City, Mississippi, is renamed Jerry Clower Boulevard
    Apr 5, 1986
    Alabama takes its "Greatest Hits" to #1 on the Billboard country albums chart for the first of five weeks total
    Apr 5, 1986
    Gary Morris storms the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart with "100% Chance Of Rain"
    Apr 7, 1986
    Hank Williams Jr. lands a gold album from the RIAA for "High Notes" and a platinum one for "The Pressure Is On"
    Apr 8, 1986
    Merle Haggard's one-time duet buddy, Clint Eastwood, is elected mayor of Carmel, California, winning 72% of the vote
    Apr 9, 1986
    Actor Leighton Meester is born in Fort Worth, Texas. She takes a role in the 2010 movie "Country Strong," earning a gold single for a duet with Garrett Hedlund, "Give In To Me"
    Apr 12, 1986
    Warner Bros. re-releases Randy Travis' "On The Other Hand." The single was put out originally the previous July with little success. The second time around, it goes to #1

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