On This Day

Ray Stevens

Full Name: Harold Ray Ragsdale
Profession: Singer

United States of America

Why Famous: Ahab the Arab, Streak

Born: January 24, 1939
Birthplace: Clarkdale, Georgia, USA
Age: 82 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events

  • 1969-05-31 "Gitarzan" by Ray Stevens peaks at #8
  • 1970-06-01 "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • 1970-06-20 "Ray Stevens Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • 1974-05-18 Novelty song "The Streak" by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • 1974-06-15 Novelty song "The Streak" by Ray Stevens hits #1 on UK pop chart
  • 1977-02-05 "In The Mood" by Henhouse 5 Plus Too (Ray Stevens) peaks at #40
  • 1994-06-06 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Ray Stevens win

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