2011 - Keith Urban performs "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, before the Super Bowl, a 31-25 Green Bay Packers win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Paul Overstreet is in the stands.

 

2009 - Darius Rucker's first country album, "Learn To Live," is certified gold.

 

2007 - Arista releases Jason Michael Carroll's debut album, "Waitin' In The Country".

 

2001 - Arista releases Diamond Rio's "One More Day" album.

 

1989 - Patty Loveless quietly marries record producer Emory Gordy in Gatlinburg.

 

1980 - George Jones records "He Stopped Loving Her Today" at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, then bets producer Billy Sherrill that the record won't go to #1.

1976 - Ronnie Milsap joins the Grand Ole Opry.

 

1971 - Dolly Parton scores her first #1 single in Billboard with "Joshua".

 

1963 - Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, who already perform the theme song for "The Beverly Hillbillies," make the first of seven on-screen appearances on the CBS sitcom. They introduce a new song, "Pearl Pearl Pearl," addressed to the show's Pearl Bodine.

 

1962 - Richie McDonald born in Lubbock, Texas. He becomes the lead singer of Lonestar, whose slick harmonies define a series of hits beginning in the mid-1990s, including the pop crossover ballad "Amazed".