A bouncing baby boy entered the world on this day in 1979 and was welcomed by Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter.

2009 - Sugarland is the leading nominee for the CMT Music Awards, named five times on the ballot. Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift receive four nominations apiece.

 

2007 - Sugarland cops the #1 position in Billboard with "Settlin'".

 

2005 - Toby Keith's "As Good As I Once Was" video debuts on CMT.

 

1998 - Capitol releases the soundtrack to "Hope Floats," featuring Garth Brooks' "To Make You Feel My Love," plus Martina McBride, Bob Seger, Lila McCann, Deana Carter, The Mavericks and Trisha Yearwood.

 

1997 - MCA releases Trisha Yearwood's version of "How Do I Live".

 

1992 - Mercury releases Billy Ray Cyrus' debut album, "Some Gave All".

 

1979 - It's quite the pick-up line: The Bellamy Brothers pick up their first #1 country single in Billboard with "If I Said You Have A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me".

 

1979 - Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter have a son, Waylon Albright "Shooter" Jennings.

1977 - "Smokey & The Bandit" has its premiere. The movie stars Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason and Jerry Reed, who sings "East Bound And Down." John Schneider also appears in a teeny walk-on role.

 

1965 - Roger Miller receives a gold single for "King Of The Road".

 

1962 - George Jones hits #1 on the Billboard country chart with "She Thinks I Still Care".