TODAY IN 1974: THE NEW GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE HOSTS ITS' FIRST PERFORMANCE.

Today in 1974: The new Grand Ole Opry House hosts its’ first performance.

Today in 1974, the first performance from the new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, took place. President Richard Nixon helped open the new facility by playing three songs on the piano. He also played with a yo-yo on stage like Opry star Roy Acuff.

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