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Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays March 28

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Birthdays March 28:

1955 (56) Reba McEntire Red-haired country singer

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Her sister, Susie Luchsinger, (Susie McEntire) is a Christian music star.

Was James Cameron’s first choice to play “the unsinkable” Molly Brown in Titanic (1997), but she had to decline because her touring schedule overlapped the filming date.

1991: Her entire band died in a plane crash.

February 1990: Son Shelby Steven McEntire Blackstock born.

1993: Had a patch of skin cancer on her forehead removed.

1996 tour statistics: 16 trucks, 7 buses, 1 jet, 100 dates (12,500 per date) concerts, 200-foot expandable stages, 3 separate performance areas, 10 dancers, 5 video cameras, 6 video screens, 96-person crew, 40 tons of equipment.

2000: Named the #2 Best-selling Female Artist (of all genres) of All Time, following Barbra Streisand.

2000L Named the #1 Best-selling Female Country Singer of All Time.

Attendend Kiowa High School and Southeastern State University.

Her first public performance was “Away In A Manger” for a first-grade Christmas production.

Majored in Elementary Education and minored in Music.

Daughter of Jacqueline (11/6/1926) and Clark McEntire (11/30/1927).

Sister of Alice Foran (b. 3 December 1951), Pake McEntire (b. 23 June 1953), and Susie Luchsinger (b. 8 November 1957) (Susie McEntire).

Has won two Grammy awards, nine People’s Choice Awards (for singing *and* acting), seven CMA (Country Music Association) Awards (including an unprecedented Female Vocalist of the Year four years in a row), two Country Radio Awards, 11 ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards (including an unprecedented Top Female Vocalist seven times), 14 American Music Awards (including an unprecedented Favorite Female Country Singer 10 times), five TNN/Music City News Awards, three International Awards and the 2001 Drama Desk Award for her Broadway debut in “Annie Get Your Gun.”

1995: Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Her father, Clark McEntire (1927- ), was world steer roping champion for the years 1957-1958 & 1961. He was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame of the Rodeo Historical Society (a support group of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum) in 1988.

Her grandfather, John Wesley McEntire (1897-1976 ), was world steer roping champion for 1934 and was also a calf roper. He was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame of the Rodeo Historical Society (a support group of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum) in 1984.

Aunt of Garett Beck.

At one time was a classmate of Garth Brooks, in Oklahoma.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Personal Quotes

You don’t waste your entire life waiting to go back to dust.

Being a strong woman is very important to me. But doing it all on my own is not.

Easter is very important to me, it’s a second chance.

[when asked by Larry King if she had ever been asked to "sex it up" a little] I’m more of the down-home — I guess, you know, the good-old girl. Being sexy is kind of funny to me. You know, I can get kind of spunky or I can get tough, you know, that kind of tough, sexy look. But sexy? No, I don’t think so. Just what you see is what you get on me. And it’s never been anything of a sexual nature.

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”

Be different, stand out, and work your butt off.

1948 (63) Dianne Wiest Actress Oscar winner for Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway”

In the category of I can’t believe he is that old:

1944 (67) Ken Howard Actor on tv series “The White Shadow” as a basketball coach

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