Today in country music history:
2006 - Mindy McCready gave birth to her first child, Zander Ryan McCready, in Nashville.
2006 - Country Music Hall of Fame member Buck Owens died in his sleep at his home in Bakersfield, California.
2004 - In Georgia, the House of Representatives voted 134-0 to name a stretch of Interstate 85 for country music star Alan Jackson. The honor had already passed the Senate.
1989 - Reba took the top spot on the country singles chart with "New Fool At An Old Game."
1987 - Randy Travis' single "Forever and Ever, Amen" was released.
1971 - Lynn Anderson picked up her only gold album for Rose Garden.
1966 - Buck Owens performed at Carnegie Hall and opened the show with "Act Naturally." The concert was recorded for a landmark live album.
1963 - Johnny Cash recorded "Ring of Fire" at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville.
1961 Elvis Presley performed his last live show for the next eight years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The show raised $62,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial fund.
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