Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1991 The movie "Thelma & Louise" was released?

It’s true! Pam Tillis was a partial inspiration for the character of Thelma Dickinson. The movie included music by Tillis.

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Here are 5 little known facts about Pam Tillis.

  • Pamela Yvonne Tillis was born July 24, 1957 to country singer Mel Tillis and Doris Tillis.
  • She made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry at age 8, singing "Tom Dooley."
  • At 16, she was injured in a car accident and had to undergo several years of surgery, including facial reconstruction.
  • She felt 1998 was the right time to expand her acting repertoire. She appeared in back-to-back crossover episodes of Promised Land and Diagnosis: Murder.
  • She is twice divorced and has a grown son, Ben.