2002 - The "O Brother, Where Art You?" soundtrack goes quintuple-platinum. Produced by T Bone Burnett, it employs The Soggy Bottom Boys, Harry McClintock, Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Norman Blake, The Whites and John Hartford.

2010 - Miranda Lambert's "White Liar" earns a gold single.

 

2008 - Taylor Swift collects a platinum single for "Our Song".

 

2001 - Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Corrina Grant Gill--the first child in her marriage to Vince Gill--at a Nashville hospital.

 

1997 - Trace Adkins picks up his first gold album with his debut, "Dreamin' Out Loud".

 

1990 - Mark Chesnutt begins recording his first album, "Too Cold At Home".

 

1988 - Randy Travis registers a #1 single on the Billboard country chart with "Too Gone Too Long".

 

1981 - MCA releases The Oak Ridge Boys' "Elvira".

 

1975 - The divorce of George Jones and Tammy Wynette is finalized. Wynette takes custody of their only child, Tamala, and keeps their home on Franklin Road in Nashville.

 

1961 - After giving him a two-week tryout, Gene Autry's expansion Los Angeles Angels drop hopeful baseball player Charley Pride during spring training in Palm Springs.

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