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Birthdate :May 18, 1952
Country :United States
Sign : Taurus
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George Strait Timeline
1973Children's names: Jenifer (born 1973, died 1986 in a car accident) and George Jr. (born 1981).
1983Has had at least one of his No. 1 hits rank among the top 5 hits of the year, according to Billboard magazine, in the years 1983, 1984, 1990, 1991 and every year between 1995 and 2000, though none of them ranked as the No. 1 song of the year on the Billboard survey. The hits, and their year-end rankings, are:
19831983: "A Fire I Can't Put Out" (No. 5).
19841984: "You Look So Good in Love" (No. 5).
1984Named the Academy of Country Music's Male Vocalist of the Year three consecutive years, 1984-1986, and again in 1988.
1986His eldest child, Jenifer, died June 25, 1986 in an auto accident near San Marcos, Texas, at age 13.
1987"Ocean Front Property", his ninth album, debuted at #1 on Billboard's country music charts, the first album in their history to do so. 
1989Named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA). 
1989Given the American Success Award by President George Bush. 
19901990: "Love Without End, Amen" (No. 4).
1990Named Entertainer of the Year by the CMA. 
19911991: "I've Come to Expect it From You" (No. 2).
1992His son, 11-year-old George Jr. (aka Bubba), sings the opening lines of Pure Country (1992) in which Strait stars.
19951995: "Check Yes or No" (No. 4).
19961996: "Blue Clear Sky" (No. 2).
19971997: "One Night at a Time" (No. 2) and "Carrying Your Love With Me" (No. 4).
19981998: "I Just Want to Dance With You" (No. 5).
19991999: "Write This Down" (No. 4).
2000His 2000 duet, "Murder on Music Row" with Alan Jackson, was named the Country Music Association's 2001 Song of the Year. The song is their statement concerning the state of country music radio...namely, how they believe veteran artists (including George Jones and Merle Haggard) unfairly receive little or no airplay in deference to pop-sounding country performers.
20002000: "The Best Day" (No. 5).
2006Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on November 6, 2006.