Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1990 Tim McGraw signed a recording contract with Curb Records?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Tim McGraw.

  • At age 11, he discovered that his biological father was Major League Baseball pitcher Tug McGraw.
  • He attended Northeast Louisiana University on a baseball scholarship, but dropped out in 1989 to pursue a music career.
  • In 2004, he made his film debut in the high-school football drama Friday Night Lights, playing an abusive father.
  • He won the 2004 People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Musical Performer.
  • He paired with rap star Nelly for the No. 1 ballad "Over and Over" in 2004.