A Day in Music - May 14th

Today in country music history:

2006 - Craig Morgan broke his right leg in a motorbike race in Vanleer, Tennessee, just six week after breaking his wrist in another competition. He finished the race but had to perform in a wheelchair or on crutches for the next two months.

2005 - Jo Dee Messina went to number one with "My Give a Damn's Busted."

2004 - Brad Paisley and John Mayer's episode of CMT Crossroads premiered.

2002 - Toby Keith and Martina McBride received three nominations each for the first CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards.

2001 - Faith Hill was listed among People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.

1991 - Alan Jackson's album Don't Rock the Jukebox was released.

1984 - Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson scored a gold single with "To All The Girls I've Loved Before."

1984 - Alabama won Entertainer of the Year, Top Vocal Group and Album of the Year for The Closer You Get at the ACM Awards.

1957 - Elvis Presley was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after swallowing a porcelain cap from one of his front teeth, which then lodged itself in one of his lungs.

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