Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1986 Reba McEntire's "Little Rock" checked in at #1 on the Billboard country singles list?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Reba McEntire.

  • She almost didn't make it to her debut at the Grand Ole Opry on September 17, 1977. A guard at the gate didn't see her name on the list and refused to let her in. It took a call from her booking agent to resolve the problem.
  • She was offered the role of Molly Brown in Titanic, but had to decline due to scheduling conflicts.
  • She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 18, 1998.
  • She served as a spokesperson for the Middle Tennessee United Way, the national 4-H clubs of America and Bob Hope's Hope for a Drug-Free America.
  • She has hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards more than 10 times.