The Academy of Country Music Awards celebrates its 50th year 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Who won its first year? Roger Miller ("Dang Me") was named man of the year. "Hee Haw" co-host Buck Owens was best male vocalist. His ex-wife, Bonnie Owens was named top female singer for "Don't Take Advantage of Me."
A true child of TV, David Hiltbrand has worked as a critic at People and as a columnist and editor at TV Guide.