2009 - Taylor Swift wins five trophies--including Artist of the Year--during the American Music Awards, telecast on ABC from Los Angeles.

 

2008 - Tim McGraw sings one verse of "Real Good Man" during the opening monologue as he hosts NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live".

 

2003 - Wynonna is married for the second time, to her long-time bodyguard, D.R. Roach, in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee, with Naomi and Ashley Judd attending.

 

2002 - Tim McGraw's "She's My Kind Of Rain" video, shot in London, debuts on CMT.

 

2001 - Billy Gilman and Billy Ray Cyrus appear in the 75th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Cyrus rides a U.S. Mint float. Kix Brooks brings wife Barbara to watch their daughter play flute with the Brentwood High School marching band.

 

1985 - George Strait's "Greatest Hits" is certified gold.

 

1984 - Suzy Bogguss moves to Nashville.

 

1980 - Kenny Rogers' "Lady" goes to #1 on the Billboard country chart.

 

1973 - George Jones & Tammy Wynette sing "We're Gonna Hold On" in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

 

1946 - Gene Autry rides in the Santa Claus Lane parade in Hollywood, as do Roy Rogers, Jack Benny and Red Skelton. When Autry hears children shouting, "Here comes Santa Claus," he's inspired to write "Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane)".