A Good Day For Ex’s This Day in Country Music – July 11th (Video)
Even if your "Ex" doesn't invoke goo memories, this classic from George Strait probably will.
2006 - Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem prior to Major League Baseball's all-star game at Pittsburgh's PNC Park. The American League beats the National League, 3-2.
1995 - Before the All-Star Game at Arlington, Texas, Lyle Lovett sings "The Star-Spangled Banner," while Michelle Wright delivers the Canadian national anthem. The National League defeats the American League, 3-2.
1987 - "All My Ex's Live In Texas" takes George Strait to #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1982 - Dolly Parton's second movie, "The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas," with Burt Reynolds, premieres in Austin.
1981 - Earl Thomas Conley scores his first #1 single in Billboard with "Fire & Smoke".
1978 - Singer-songwriter Jonathan Singleton born in Milan, Tennessee. Signed to Universal South in 2007, he authors Gary Allan's "Watching Airplanes," Billy Currington's "Don't" and Josh Turner's "Why Don't We Just Dance".
1973 - Singer-songwriter Scotty Emerick born in Hollywood, Florida. He joins Toby Keith's band and becomes a co-writer on such hits as "Beer For My Horses," "Whiskey Girl," "I Love This Bar" and "I'm Just Talkin' About Tonight".
1955 - Elvis Presley records "Mystery Train" and "I Forgot To Remember To Forget" at Memphis' Sun Studios.
1952 - Hank Williams records "You Win Again" a day after his divorce is finalized, along with "I Won't Be Home No More" at the Castle Studio in Nashville's Tulane Hotel.
1947 - Singer-guitarist Jeff Hanna born in Detroit, Michigan. He helps found The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, whose historic 1972 album "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" album pre-dates a formal return to country music 11 years later.