ON THIS DAY IN 2010, TIM MCGRAW LEARNED HE WAS PART OF AN OSCAR NOMINATED FILM WHEN THE BLIND SIDE SCORED A NOD IN THE BEST MOTION PICTURE CATEGORY … TIM'S LATEST MOVIE,  COUNTRY STRONG, GOT A BEST SONG ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION THIS YEAR FOR THE TITLE CUT.

SPEAKING OF TIM, TODAY IN 1998, HE  BEGAN HIS FOURTH WEEK AT THE TOP OF THE CHART WITH  "JUST TO SEE YOU SMILE".

RANDY TRAVIS HAD THE #1 SONG TODAY IN 1989 WITH "DEEPER THAN THE HOLLER".

ON THIS DAY BACK IN 1971, LYNN ANDERSON'S "ROSE GARDEN" WAS CERTIFIED GOLD...  MARTINA MCBRIDE REVITALIZED THE SONG IN 2005 ON HER TIMELESS CD.