Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2002 Mark Wills' "19 Somethin'" video debuted on CMT?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Mark Wills.

  • His real name is Daryl Mark Williams.
  • At the age of 17, he entered a local talent contest in Marietta, Georgia, and WON!
  • He has performed for our troops more than seven times. His trips have taken him to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.
  • He has also performed at several events for the Champions for Champions Organization, the USO and a variety of Fallen Soldier Charities here in the U.S.
  • In 2010 he suffered from an intestinal infection that could have taken his life, but he pulled through with a nine-inch long scar to remind him of its value.