Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1998 "How Do I Live," written by Diane Warren and performed by Trisha Yearwood in the movie "Con Air," received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Trisha Yearwood.

  • She was born Patricia Lynn Yearwood, on September 19, 1964, in Monticello, Georgia, to Gwen, a teacher, and Jack, a banker.
  • She was raised in a small farming community, where she excelled in school and developed a love for country music.
  • Originally influenced by the classic country sound of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, she soon developed an affinity for Southern rock bands like the Allman Brothers and the Eagles.
  • She interned as a receptionist for MTM Records in college and was hired as a full-time employee after she graduated.
  • She graduated in 1987 from Nashville's Belmont College with a degree in music business.