Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1989 Clint Black gained a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with "Killin' Time"?

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Here are 5 little known truths about Clint Black.

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