50 years of Living Western Brought to you by Cavender’s: 1999

You’re Still the One” is co-written and recorded by Canadian country music singer Shania Twain. It won 1999 Grammy Awards for Best Country Song and Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

Cowgirls rejoice – Mattel’s Barbie Doll celebrates it’s 40th Birthday

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Closeup of Grand Tetons” by Daniel MayerOwn work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Grand Teton National Park celebrates its 70th anniversary. Located in northwest Wyoming, the national park encompasses the Teton mountain range, the 4000-meter Grand Teton peak, and the valley known as Jackson Hole.

Wild Wild West (the movie) hits theatres in July. Starring special government agent James West (Will Smith ) and special government agent Artemus Gordon (Kevin Kline), a master of disguises and a brilliant inventor of gadgets.

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Bluetooth wireless technology is announced. Cowboys can now rope and talk on cell phone at same time.

PRCA team ropers Speed Williams & Rich Skelton win a record 6 go-rounds (2, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10) to complete their third world championship together. The team goes on to win a total of 8 career world titles.


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