2010 - "The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader" debuts in theaters with Carrie Underwood singing the end theme, "There's A Place For Us".

2005 - Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood marry at their home in Owasso, Oklahoma.

 

2004 - Keith Urban's "You're My Better Half" video receives its first public airing on CMT.com.

 

2004 - Lynyrd Skynyrd is paired with Montgomery Gentry in the debut of a new "CMT Crossroads" episode hosted by Radney Foster. The set list includes "Hillbilly Shoes," "My Town," "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird".

 

1996 - Faron Young dies at Summit Medical Center in Nashville, one day after shooting himself in the head. His classics included "Sweet Dreams," "Hello Walls," "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" and "It's Four In The Morning".

 

1988 - George Strait goes to #1 in Billboard with a remake of an old Faron Young hit, "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')".

 

1985 - Meghan Linsey born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. She joins Joshua Scott Jones to form Steel Magnolia, winning CMT's "Can You Duet" in 2009. The act applies big, soulful harmonies in a subsequent hit, "Keep On Lovin' You".

 

1973 - Charlie Rich picks up his second gold single, for "The Most Beautiful Girl".

 

1970 - Kevin Sharp born in Redding, California. He emerges in country music in 1996 with a remake of the pop ballad "Nobody Knows," five years after a doctor gave him a cancer-related death sentence. Sharp's debut album nets two additional hits.

 

1951 - Johnny Rodriguez born in Sabinal, Texas. He becomes country's first mainstream star of Hispanic descent, emerging out of Tom T. Hall's band in 1972. He records numerous songs in Spanglish, with a line of hits that stretches from 1972-1983.

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