2008 - The Lady Antebellum video for "Lookin' For A Good Time" debuts on CMT.

2006 - Rascal Flatts walks off with two victories at the American Music Awards, broadcast by ABC from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Other country victors include Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Toby Keith and Carrie Underwood.

 

2006 - Vince Gill picks up a gold album for his four-disc boxed set "These Days".

 

2002 - Mark Wills' "19 Somethin'" video debuts on CMT.

 

1992 - Alabama claims the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart with "I'm In A Hurry (And Don't Know Why)".

 

1986 - Lynn Anderson collects the only platinum album of her career, for "Rose Garden".

 

1981 - Hank Williams Jr.'s "All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)" settles in at #1 on the Billboard country chart.

 

1974 - Kelsi Osborn born near Magna, Utah. With sisters Kristyn and Kassidy, she forms SHeDAISY, whose 1999 debut album, The Whole SHeBANG, nets them a trio of hits and a nomination from the Academy of Country Music for top new duet or group.

 

1955 - In a deal engineered by Col. Tom Parker, RCA Records buys Elvis Presley's contract and master tapes from Sam Phillips' Sun Records for $35,000. The papers are signed at the Sun Studios in Memphis.

 

1953 - I'll drink to that: Webb Pierce collects a #1 country single in Billboard with "There Stands The Glass".