1957 - Marty Robbins hits #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart "A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)" goes to the top.

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2011 - Darius Rucker receives an honorary doctorate and delivers the commencement speech at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

 

2009 - Buddy Miller receives five nominations for the Americana Honors & Awards. Julie Miller and Justin Townes Earle pick up three apiece.

 

2006 - Charlie Daniels performs the national anthem at Shea Stadium when the New York Mets baseball team hosts the cross-town Yankees. The Yanks win, 5-4.

 

2006 - Jack Ingram makes his first appearance at the top of the Billboard chart with "Wherever You Are".

 

2005 - The Oak Ridge Boys perform the national anthem at Shea Stadium when the New York Mets host the cross-town Yankees. The Yanks win, 5-2.

 

2004 - Trace Adkins' "Rough & Ready" video premieres on CMT, with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the piece.

 

2000 - Faith Hill's "The Way You Love Me" begins a four-week ride at #1 on the Billboard country chart.

 

1998 - Vince Gill's "If You Ever Have Forever In Mind" video debuts on CMT.

 

1994 - "Maverick" makes its theater debut, hitting #1 in its first week of release, with cameo appearances by Kathy Mattea, Hal Ketchum, Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill, Janis Gill, Carlene Carter, Reba McEntire and Clint Black.

 

1980 - RCA releases Alabama's first charted album, "My Home's In Alabama".

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