Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1993 John Michael Montgomery earned the first #1 single of his career with "I Love The Way You Love Me"?

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Here are 5 little known truths about John Michael Montgomery.

  • His favorite foods are venison, beans and corn bread.
  • He went on hiatus in 1995 due to a vocal cord injury.
  • He sang guest vocals on "Warning Signs" in 1997, a No. 56-peaking musical track which included snippets from a Bill Engvall comedy sketch.
  • In 2005, he confirmed that he had a condition known as Acoustic Neuroma, which is a non-cancerous growth that interferes with a nerve running between the brain and the ear. This condition can affect balance and hearing. The problem was corrected.
  • In 2008, he entered rehab for an undisclosed substance abuse problem. He sought rehab at a drug-treatment facility in Hazard, KY. His condition was cited as severe anxiety attacks and a sleep disorder.