Johnny's brother is almost cut in half by a table saw and dies later from the injuries.
Johnny's drug and alcohol addictions and abuse begins.
Enlisted into the army
This is when J.R. Cash becomes Johnny Cash. The army wouldn't allow a name of initials.
Johnny Cash meets Vivian Liberto and they later marry after he is honorably released from the army.
Johnny Cash records his first sinlge with Sun Records, "Hey Porter."
Birth of Rosanne Cash
May 24, 1955
The birth of Johnny's daughter, Rosanne.
"Walk the Line"
"Walk the Line" becomes No. 1 on country charts.
Johnny is arrested in El Paso, Texas for possesion of narcotics.
Vivian files for a divorce because of Johnny's drug abuse and multiple affairs, one being the close relations with June.
Johnny is arrested in Starville, Mississippi for trespassing on private property. He had been picking flowers.
Johnny was arrested and then released after a long talk with a sherrif about his wasted potential. He credits this talk to "saving his life," and then does a benefit concert that raises $75,000 for a local high school.
June and Johnny accept their Grammy for Best Country and Western Performance, Duet, Trio or Group for their song "Jackson."
Johnny attempts suicide by crawling into Nickajack Cave in Tennessee. He was heavily influenced by drugs. He then had a spiritual revelation, and felt like God saved him.
March 1, 1968
After proposing on stage, Johnny and June get married.
Birth of John Carter
March 3, 1970
Johnny's only son is born.
"Man in Black" sells 1.3million copies.
Country Music Hall Nominee
Johnny is inducted as the youngest living person inducted into the CMH with "Cry, Cry, Cry."
After he was attacked, he became addicted to pain killers.
The novel "Man in White."
Publishes Second Autobiography
"Cash: The Autobiography" is published.
Johnny recieves a Grammy for Best Country Male Vocal Performance for the song "Give My Love to Rose." The video for "Hurt" wins a Grammy for Best Short Form Video.
May 15, 2003
June dies after complications from her heart surgery.
Death of Johnny Cash
Sept. 12, 2003
Johnny Cash dies from diabetes complications in Tennessee.