2011 - Taylor Swift's "Mean" video has its world premiere on CMT.

2007 - Kenny Chesney and Brooks & Dunn wrap the two-day Stagecoach Festival in Indio, California, for an audience of 30,000. Also playing: Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Jason Aldean, Gary Allan, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Pat Green and Sugarland.

 

2006 - Carrie Underwood graduates magna cum laude from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, as she receives her bachelor of arts degree.

 

2006 - Rockers Bon Jovi reside at #1 on the Billboard country chart with the Jennifer Nettles collaboration "Who Says You Can't Go Home".

 

2000 - George Strait attends the Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Down, along with Kid Rock, Chaka Khan, 'N Sync and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning. The winner: Fusaichi Pegasus.

 

1998 - Shania Twain's single "You're Still The One" is certified platinum.

 

1989 - Keith Whitley plays a concert date at the Armadillo Ballroom in Brazoria, Texas, that amounts to his final show.

 

1989 - Naomi Judd marries Larry Strickland at Christ Church in Nashville. Ashley and Wynonna Judd serve as bridesmaids at the ceremony, and Wynonna performs with band member Don Potter.

 

1985 - Alabama wins Entertainer of the Year; Top Vocal Group; and Album of the Year, for "Roll On"; in the 20th annual Academy Of Country Music awards, aired on NBC from the Goodtime Theater at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California.

 

1935 - The Carter Family records "Can The Circle Be Unbroken (Bye And Bye)" at the ARC Studios in New York.

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