1965 - The Statler Brothers record "Flowers On The Wall".The session was originally slated for Johnny Cash, who failed to appear, at the Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville.

2009 - Justin Moore sings "Small Town USA" in his Grand Ole Opry debut.

 

2003 - The state of Texas observes Lee Ann Womack Day.

 

2001 - Charley Pride receives a Hall of Fame medallion at the first official function at the new Country Music Hall of Fame in downtown Nashville. Robyn Young also accepts one for his late father, Faron Young.

 

2001 - Warner Bros. releases Tricky Pony's self-titled debut album.

 

1999 - The Dixie Chicks take "You Were Mine" to the top of the Billboard country chart.

 

1999 - Trisha Yearwood gains membership in the Grand Ole Opry. The same night, singer-songwriter John Prine makes his Opry debut.

 

1991 - "My Cousin Vinny," starring Joe Pesci and Ralph Macchio, makes its theater debut, with Travis Tritt performing "Bible Belt".

 

1967 - Decca releases Patsy Cline's "Greatest Hits".

 

1930 - Lula Grace Johnson is born in West Plains, Missouri. She becomes Jan Howard with her marriage to songwriter Harlan Howard. She nabs several solo hits in the 1960s, then adds four more in duets with Bill Anderson, joining the Grand Ole Opry in 1971.

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