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Mar 26, 1968Kenny Chesney is born in Knoxville, Tennessee. After a 1993 launch, he becomes one of the biggest hitmakers of the early-21st century, regularly winning Entertainer of the Year trophies and selling out stadiums in his annual summer concert treksApr 25, 1969Actress Renee Zellweger is born in Katy, Texas. Noted for her roles in "Jerry Maguire," "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Nurse Betty," she weds country singer Kenny Chesney in 2005, though the marriage will be annulled within a few monthsNov 10, 1979The Tennessee Volunteers rock the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 40-18, at Knoxville's Neyland Stadium. In the crowd: an 11-year-old Kenny ChesneyDec 25, 1987Kenny Chesney receives his first electric guitar for ChristmasJun 30, 1990Kenny Chesney begins an 11-day tour of the Soviet Union as a member of a collegiate bluegrass group taking part in an international music festivalDec 15, 1990Kenny Chesney graduates from East Tennessee StateJan 13, 1991Kenny Chesney moves to Nashville from East Tennessee, setting up his future recording careerMay 20, 1992Kenny Chesney signs his first songwriting contract, with Acuff-Rose Music in Nashville, for $250 a weekJun 30, 1993Kenny Chesney signs his first recording contract, with Capricorn RecordsJul 12, 1993Kenny Chesney begins recording his first album
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