2009 - Tim McGraw stops his show at the Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles, California, to have security boot a man in the audience who has a woman in a headlock: "You don't treat a woman like that. Get outta here!".

 

2005 - Broken Bow releases Jason Aldean's self-titled debut album.

 

2005 - Dierks Bentley's show at the House of Blues in Los Angeles is interrupted by Marty Stuart, who invites Bentley to join the Grand Ole Opry. Bentley's response: "Hell, yeah!".

 

2003 - Keith Urban's "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" video makes its TV debut on CMT.

 

2003 - Lonestar tops the Billboard country singles chart with "My Front Porch Looking In".

 

1999 - Shania Twain's "Come On Over" is certified for shipments of 12 million copies, superceding her own "The Woman In Me" as the best-selling country album by a female.

 

1986 - Randy Travis scores his first #1 single in Billboard with "On The Other Hand".

 

1968 - Jeannie C. Riley records "Harper Valley P.T.A.".

 

1956 - Record producer Scott Hendricks born in Clinton, Oklahoma. The head of Capitol Records for two years in the mid-1990s, his credits include: Brooks & Dunn, John Michael Montgomery, Restless Heart, Trace Adkins and Alan Jackson, among others.

 

1947 - Guitarist Al Anderson born in Windsor, Connecticut. After a lengthy membership in the eclectic rock band NRBQ, he becomes a prominent songwriter, creating such hits as "Big Deal," "Unbelievable," "Powerful Thing" and "All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down".