Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2009 Clint Black was fired by Donald Trump during an episode of the NBC-TV series "The Celebrity Apprentice"?

It’s true!

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Here are 5 little known truths about Mr. Clint Black.

  • Growing up, he was influenced by such musical acts as George Jones, Lefty Frizzell, and Dire Straits.
  • He was playing acoustic guitar and singing by age 15.
  • After dropping out of high school, he worked days as a fishing guide and ironworker while singing in local bars at night.
  • He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1991.
  • In October 1991, Black married former Knots Landing star Lisa Hartman.