2006 - Brooks & Dunn's "Hillbilly Deluxe" video debuts on CMT.


2005 - Dierks Bentley marries his high school sweetheart, Cassidy Black, in Mexico.


2005 - Lyle Lovett and Bonnie Raitt tape an episode of "CMT Crossroads" in Nashville.


2002 - Toby Keith makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.


2001 - Rock-rapper Kid Rock performs with Hank Williams Jr. at a Grand Ole Opry House TV studio in Nashville. The concert is taped for the genre-mixing cable show "CMT Crossroads".


1999 - Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry marries Angie McClure in Maui.


1997 - LeAnn Rimes makes her acting debut in the ABC-TV movie "Holiday In Your Heart." Bernadette Peters plays fictitious Grand Ole Opry star Faith Shawn.


1974 - Billy Swan scores the only #1 country single of his career with "I Can Help".


1973 - Lorrie Morgan gives her first performance on the Grand Ole Opry, singing "Paper Roses" at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.


1932 - Charlie Rich born in Forrest City, Arkansas. Nicknamed The Silver Fox, he works in jazz and pop music before finding a home in country, where he earns the Country Music Association's entertainer of the year award in 1974.