2006 - Josh Turner storms the top of the Billboard country chart with "Would You Go With Me".


2003 - MCA releases Josh Turner's debut album, "Long Black Train".


2000 - Bryan White marries "One Life To Live" actress Erika Page at the Royal Lane Baptist Church in Dallas. In attendance: Lila McCann.


1989 - Clint Black reaps a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with "Killin' Time".


1985 - The Judds, Ricky Skaggs and George Strait take double honors in the 19th annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. The Judds claim Vocal Group of the Year and Single of the Year, for "Why Not Me".


1974 - The Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines born in Lubbock. Her uniquely styled lead vocals provide a base for the trio on its award-winning ascent. Her 2003 comment about the president derails their career.


1973 - The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame adds Jack Clement ("Ballad Of A Teenage Queen"), Don Gibson ("I Can't Stop Loving You"), Harlan Howard ("Busted"), Roger Miller, Ed and Steve Nelson ("Bouquet Of Roses") and Willie Nelson.


1972 - Donna Fargo's "Funny Face" becomes Billboard's #1 country single.


1970 - Vocalist-bass player Doug Virden born in Denver, Colorado. He joins Sons Of The Desert in Texas, and the band fashions a 1997 debut album that yields hits with "Whatever Comes First" and "Leaving October." They join Lee Ann Womack on "I Hope You Dance".


1967 - Tammy Wynette realizes her first #1 single in Billboard as a solo artist with "I Don't Wanna Play House".


1957 - The Everly Brothers score a #1 country single in Billboard with




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