2010 - Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood's Grand Ole Opry performance of "Temporary Home" are featured in ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," centered on the restoration of Nashville's Lighthouse Christian School.

 

2006 - Clay Walker gets engaged to Jessica Craig at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Galveston, Texas.

 

2005 - The Grand Ole Opry holds a show at Carnegie Hall, with Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Little Jimmy Dickens, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Bill Anderson, Brad Paisley, Charley Pride and Ricky Skaggs.

 

2004 - Toby Keith claims two trophies in the American Music Awards at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Other country winners include Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire.

 

2001 - "Garth Brooks: Coast To Coast Live" airs on CBS-TV from Los Angeles' Great Western Forum. The first of three straight Wednesday-night concert specials, the show features Keb' Mo' and Trisha Yearwood with Tyler England rejoining Brooks' band, Stillwater.

 

1989 - MCA releases Vince Gill's "When I Call Your Name" album.

 

1978 - United Artists releases Kenny Rogers' album "The Gambler".

 

1977 - Crystal Gayle receives her first gold single and album, for "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" and "We Must Believe In Magic".

 

1962 - Songwriter Gretchen Peters born in Bronxville, New York. She writes such hits as Faith Hill's "The Secret Of Life," Martina McBride's "Independence Day," Patty Loveless' "You Don't Even Know Who I Am" and Pam Tillis' "Let That Pony Run".

 

1951 - Hank Williams makes his first national TV appearance, on CBS-TV's "The Perry Como Show," performing "Hey, Good Lookin'".