Gold Rings And Gold Records This Day In Country Music History – May 31st
2008 – Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney and Tiffany Fallon have a son, Jagger Donovan Rooney, in Nashville.
2006 – Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook are married in Nashville. Bandmates Kimberly Roads and Phillip Sweet are among the witnesses.
2005 – “Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill” is certified gold.
2001 – The video for Toby Keith’s “I’m Just Talkin’ About Tonight” debuts on CMT’s “Most Wanted Live.” The video features football commentator Terry Bradshaw, who appears with Keith in a series of 10-10-220 commercials.
1995 – Shania Twain earns her first gold album, for “The Woman In Me”.
1991 – Randy Travis marries manager Lib Hatcher in Hawaii during a vacation.
1991 – Tracy Lawrence is shot in Shoney’s parking lot on Music Row just after completing vocals for his debut album. Lawrence and a female friend were robbed by three gunmen prior to the shooting.
1988 – RCA releases Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes” album.
1986 – “Whoever’s In New England” takes Reba McEntire to #1 on the Billboard country chart.