Hall Of Fame, The Ole Ballgame And D-I-V-O-R-C-E This Day In Country Music History – June 29th
2009 – Trace Adkins nets a platinum single for “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk”.
2008 – The Statler Brothers and Tom T. Hall are officially inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony at the Hall’s theater.
2006 – Josh Gracin makes his acting debut, appearing as a bar patron in the CBS soap opera “The Young And The Restless”.
2005 – Joe Nichols sings “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The Cubs edge the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2.
2004 – Blake Shelton begins shooting his “Some Beach” video in Tennessee, with NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler making an appearance.
1998 – The Country Music Association announces it will add four new Country Music Hall of Fame members in September: Tammy Wynette, Elvis Presley, George Morgan and former Grand Ole Opry executive E.W. “Bud” Wendell.
1987 – Columbia releases Rosanne Cash’s “King’s Record Shop,” named for a music store on West Jefferson Street in Louisville, owned by Gene King, brother of Country Music Hall Of Famer Pee Wee King.
1974 – Mickey Gilley goes to #1 on the Billboard country chart for the first time with “Room Full Of Roses”.
1973 – Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge and songwriter Paul Williams collaborate on a version of “Me And Bobby McGee” on NBC’s music series “The Midnight Special”.
1968 – Tammy Wynette is wedded to the #1 position on the Billboard country chart with “D-I-V-O-R-C-E”.