2006 - Charlie Daniels performs the national anthem at Shea Stadium when the New York Mets baseball team hosts the cross-town Yankees.

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.

2004 - Trace Adkins' "Rough & Ready" video premieres on CMT, with 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.

1997 - RCA releases Sara Evans' debut album, "Three Chords And The Truth".

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".

1957 - Marty Robbins is in fashion: "A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)" takes the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart.