Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1990 Clint Black collected his first platinum album, for "Killin' Time"?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Clint Black.

  • He was born on February 4, 1962, in Long Branch, New Jersey, but was actually raised in Houston, Texas.
  • After dropping out of high school, he worked days as a fishing guide and iron-worker while singing in local bars at night.
  • His musical influences include George Jones, Lefty Frizzell and Dire Straits.
  • In 1987, Black met Z.Z. Top manager Bill Ham. Within six months, Ham had succeeded in signing Black with RCA.
  • In October 1991, Black married former Knots Landing star Lisa Hartman, also a singer.