March 28, 1955 in McAlester
Chockie, United States
American country music singer Reba McEntire was born on March 28, 1955 in McAlester, Oklahoma. Her big break came when as a sophomore in college she sang the National Anthem at the National Rodeo. County musician Red Steagall heard McEntire sing and took her to Nashville. McEntire is often referred to as the "Queen of Country." She has had 14 number one albums. Since starring in Tremors in 1990, McEntire has continued to pursue acting. She has performed on Broadway and in her own TV sitcom, Reba, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.