2009 - Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley marries Nashville publicist Cassie McConnell in the Bahamas.



2008 - Kix Brooks runs with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.


2007 - The Rascal Flatts single "Life Is A Highway" is certified gold and platinum.


2003 - The Dixie Chicks perform at Dallas' American Airlines Center despite a threat that Natalie Maines will be shot on stage.


1998 - Roy Rogers dies of heart failure in Apple Valley, California. The King of the Cowboys was the only performer elected twice to the Country Music Hall of Fame--once as a solo artist, once as a member of The Sons Of The Pioneers.


1991 - Alan Jackson begins a three-week run at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Don't Rock The Jukebox"


1978 - Tammy Wynette marries songwriter George Richey--known for such titles as "The Grand Tour" and "'Til I Can Make It On My Own"--at her home in Jupiter Beach, Florida.


1974 - Anne Murray registers her first #1 country single in Billboard with a remake of "He Thinks I Still Care"


1956 - Guitarist John Jorgenson born in Madison, Wisconsin. He joins The Desert Rose Band, which fashions a string of 1980s hits, and plays on records by Pam Tillis, Rick Trevino and Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others.


1940 - Jeannie Seely born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. A year after moving to Nashville, she gains a Top 10 recording with "Don't Touch Me," propelling her to membership in the Grand Ole Opry and a Grammy award.

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