2010 - Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood's Grand Ole Opry performance of "Temporary Home" are featured in ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," centered on the restoration of Nashville's Lighthouse Christian School.

 

2006 - Clay Walker gets engaged to Jessica Craig at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Galveston, Texas.

 

2005 - The Grand Ole Opry holds a show at Carnegie Hall, with Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Little Jimmy Dickens, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Bill Anderson, Brad Paisley, Charley Pride and Ricky Skaggs.

 

2004 - Toby Keith claims two trophies in the American Music Awards at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Other country winners include Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire.

 

2001 - "Garth Brooks: Coast To Coast Live" airs on CBS-TV, the first of three straight Wednesday night concert specials. The show emanates from Los Angeles' Great Western Forum, with guests Keb' Mo' and Trisha Yearwood, plus Tyler England rejoining the band.

 

1989 - MCA releases Vince Gill's "When I Call Your Name" album.

 

1978 - United Artists releases Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler" album.

 

1977 - Crystal Gayle receives her first gold single and album, for "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" and "We Must Believe In Magic".

 

1962 - Songwriter Gretchen Peters born in Bronxville, New York. She writes such hits as Faith Hill's "The Secret Of Life," Martina McBride's "Independence Day," Patty Loveless' "You Don't Even Know Who I Am" and Pam Tillis' "Let That Pony Run".

 

1951 - Hank Williams makes his first national TV appearance, on CBS-TV's "The Perry Como Show," performing "Hey, Good Lookin'".