1974 - Waylon Jennings' "I'm A Ramblin' Man" resides at #1 on the Billboard country chart.

2010 - The Grand Ole Opry House re-opens following May floods with a mass of artists--including Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Dierks Bentley, Martina McBride, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean and Little Jimmy Dickens--singing "Will The Circle Be Unbroken".

 

2009 - Trace Adkins' "All I Ask For Anymore" video debuts on CMT.

 

2004 - Lyric Street releases Rascal Flatts' "Feels Like Today" album.

 

2002 - Diamond Rio scores a #1 single in Billboard with "Beautiful Mess".

 

2001 - The Recording Industry Association of America awards a gold album for Jamie O'Neal's "Shiver".

 

1984 - MCA releases George Strait's "Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind" album.

 

1973 - Fiddler Chuck Crawford born in Bessemer, Alabama. As a member of Heartland, he applies background vocals to the 2006 hit "I Loved Her First".

 

1968 - She really socks it to 'em: Jeannie C. Riley goes to #1 in Billboard with "Harper Valley P.T.A.".

 

1967 - Karen Fairchild born in Gary, Indiana. She becomes a founding member of Little Big Town, a group that makes four-voice harmony an integral part of the hits "Boondocks," "Little White Church" and "Pontoon".