1980 - George Jones records... "He Stopped Loving Her Today" at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, then bets producer Billy Sherrill that the record won't go to #1.

2012 - EMI releases Eric Church's "Springsteen" to radio. Referenced in the lyrics: "I'm On Fire," "Born To Run," "Glory Days" and "Born In The U.S.A.".


2011 - Keith Urban performs "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, before the Super Bowl, a 31-25 Green Bay Packers win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Paul Overstreet is in the stands.


2009 - Darius Rucker's first country album, "Learn To Live," is certified gold.


2001 - Arista releases Diamond Rio's "One More Day" album.


1989 - Patty Loveless quietly marries record producer Emory Gordy in Gatlinburg.


1976 - Ronnie Milsap joins the Grand Ole Opry.


1971 - Dolly Parton scores her first #1 single in Billboard with "Joshua".


1963 - Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, who already perform the theme song for "The Beverly Hillbillies," make the first of seven on-screen appearances on the CBS sitcom. They introduce a new song, "Pearl Pearl Pearl," addressed to the show's Pearl Bodine.


1962 - Richie McDonald born in Lubbock, Texas. He becomes the lead singer of Lonestar, whose slick harmonies define a series of hits beginning in the mid-1990s, including the pop crossover ballad "Amazed".

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