1999 – Patty Loveless kicks off the holiday season… Read more

1999 – Patty Loveless kicks off the holiday season…

1999 – Patty Loveless kicks off the holiday season by traveling aboard a CSX Transportation train bearing gifts to families along a route from Pikeville, Ky., Loveless’ hometown, to Kingsport, Tenn. The transportation system has distributed 15 tons of gifts annually to people living in Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Tennessee and Western Virginia.

1999 – It is announced that pop singer Jewel has p… Read more

1999 – It is announced that pop singer Jewel has p…

1999 – It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year’s Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. But many Alaskans say the real problem is jacked-up ticket prices. At the time of the cancellation, only 1,000 of 8,000 available tickets […]