Well, no.  Thank goodness there were no health issues for Buck Owens but, I bet his heat die race when he hit #1 this day in 1964!  Check out the vintage video below.

2009 - David Nail makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.

 

2006 - Kenny Chesney performs "There Goes My Life" and "Back Where I Come From" for president George W. Bush and Australian prime minister John Howard at the White House.

 

1998 - Faith Hill begins a three-week run at #1 on the Billboard country chart with "This Kiss".

 

1989 - "Reba McEntire's Greatest Hits" becomes the singer's first platinum album.

 

1987 - Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris score a #1 country single with a song written by pop record producer Phil Spector, "To Know Him Is To Love Him".

 

1980 - RCA releases Alabama's "Tennessee River".

 

1979 - Waylon Jennings' "Greatest Hits" goes gold.

 

1971 - Rick Trevino born in Houston. The Hispanic singer, signed to Columbia Records at age 19, develops a short string of 1990s hits, including "She Can't Say I Didn't Cry," "Learning As You Go" and "Running Out Of Reasons".

 

1969 - Merle Haggard records "Workin' Man Blues" at the Capitol tower in Hollywood.

 

1966 - Scott Reeves born in Santa Monica, California. After working as a soap star on "The Young And The Restless," he forms Blue County with Aaron Benward, earning a hit with "Good Little Girls" in 2004. He also co-writes Toby Keith's "Made In America".

 

1964 - Buck Owens nets a #1 single in Billboard with "My Heart Skips A Beat".