A Day In Music - March 24th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Kenny Chesney moved into the number one spot with "Beer in Mexico."

2007 - Carrie Underwood was the musical guest on NBC-TV's Saturday Night Live performing "Before He Cheats" and "Wasted."

2006 - Buck Owens performed for the last time at his Crystal Palace theater in Bakersfield, California. He died in his sleep the next morning.

2005 - Keith Urban's video for "Making Memories of Us" premiered.

2004 - Toby Keith and Rascal Flatts picked up four nominations each for the CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards.

2002 - Faith Hill performed "There You'll Be" from the movie Pearl Harbor at the Oscars at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre.

2001 - Hubert Covel Jr. , the father of country star Toby Keith, died from injuries sustained when his pickup truck crossed the center median and collided with a charter bus in Norman, Oklahoma.

1984 - Toby Keith married Tricia Lucas.

1984 - Alabama took "Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)" to number one.

1980 - George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Minnie Pearl, Mel Tillis, Margo Smith and Roy Clark were among the panelists on the first all-country installment of game show Hollywood Squares.

1979 - Anne Murray went to number one with "I Just Fall in Love Again."

1958 - Elvis Presley began his military career. His serial number was 53310761.

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