1998 - "I'm Alright," written by Phil Vassar, takes Jo Dee Messina to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

2011 - Broken Bow releases Jason Aldean's "Tattoos On This Town" to radio.

 

2002 - George Strait's "She'll Leave You With A Smile" video, featuring footage from his March 3 performance at the Houston Livestock & Rodeo Show, premieres on CMT's "Most Wanted Live".

 

1994 - The Mavericks grab their first gold album, for "What A Crying Shame".

 

1987 - Restless Heart appears at #1 in Billboard with "Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong Or Right)".

 

1983 - Crystal Gayle and husband-manager Bill Gatzimos have their first baby, Katherine Claire.

 

1979 - Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels each secure four nominations as finalists for the Country Music Association awards are announced in Nashville.

 

1968 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette announce their marriage, although it doesn't actually take place for another six months.

 

1960 - Floyd Collin Wraye born in DeQueen, Arkansas. Under the stage name Collin Raye, he uses a powerhouse voice to make commercially successful social statements through such singles as "Little Rock," "In This Life" and "I Think About You".

 

1957 - Holly Dunn born in San Antonio, Texas. The 1987 winner of the Country Music Association's Horizon Award, the singer-songwriter emerges on Mary Tyler Moore's MTM Records for a short run as a hitmaker that earns her membership in the Grand Ole Opry in 1989.

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