50 years of Living Western Brought to you by Cavender’s: 1991

World Wide Web 1991
Internet is made available to unrestricted commercial use and number of computers on the net reaches 1 million

Minnie Pearl 1965
Minnie Pearl makes her final appearance on the program Hee Haw.

Photo Credit - ProRodeo Hall of Fame

Photo Credit – ProRodeo Hall of Fame

Fred Whitfield of Cypress, Texas wins the PRCA Tie Down roping world championship. An 8X world champion, Fred’s signature “raise the roof” salute caught on with fans across the country who became accustomed to his dramatic victories.

Ropin’ the Wind by Garth Brooks becomes the first album to debut at No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s Top Country Albums charts. The album, Brooks’ third, vaults the 29-year-old singer into superstardom and goes on to sell 16 million copies worldwide.

Cost of new house $120,000.00 Average Income per year $29,430.00

City Slickers an American western comedy film and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance delights audiences across the country. Filmed in New York City, New Mexico and Durango, Colorado a group of friends having a mid-life crisis survive a two-week cattle drive in the southwestern United States.


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