2007 - Billy Currington travels to Hawaii to begin therapy for anger issues related to the abuse he suffered from a stepfather in childhood. The abuser was actually the subject of Currington's first hit, "Walk A Little Straighter"

 

2004 - Lonestar's animated "Mr. Mom" video debuts on CMT

 

2003 - Toby Keith collects seven nominations for the Country Music Association Awards, making him the frontrunner. Brooks & Dunn, Johnny Cash and Brad Paisley each nab four

 

2000 - Jamie O'Neal marries Rodney Good in Seaside, Florida, just weeks after she finishes recording her debut album

 

2000 - Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry, performing "All The Good Ones Are Gone" and "Maybe It Was Memphis," on the same evening that Darryl Worley makes his Opry debut

 

2000 - Rascal Flatts lead singer Gary LeVox and his wife, Tara, have their first daughter, Brittany Kay, in Nashville

 

1997 - LeAnn Rimes' version of "How Do I Live" earns a gold single

 

1992 - Alan Jackson goes double-platinum for the first time, with his "Don't Rock The Jukebox" album

 

1974 - John Denver records "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles in his first night of concerts that become the album "An Evening With John Denver"

 

1961 - Guitarist Jimmy Olander born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He becomes a member of Diamond Rio, whose blend of crisp harmonies and instrumental prowess nets such melodic hits as "Meet In The Middle," "One More Day" and "How Your Love Makes Me Feel"