Today in country music history:
2007 - Billy Currington went to number one with "Good Directions."
2005 - Faith Hill's video for "Mississippi Girl" premiered.
2004 - Toby Keith was a four time winner at the ACM Awards, taking home the night's top trophy, Entertainer of the Year.
2002 - Elton John and Ryan Adams appeared on CMT Crossroads.
2001 Loretta Lynn opened her Coal Miner's Daughter Museum in Tennessee.
1992 - Brooks & Dunn picked up their first gold album for Brand New Man.
1973 - Jeanne Pruett took the top spot on the chart with "Satin Sheets."
1970 "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens was the number one pop hit.
1948 - Hank and Audrey Williams' first divorce was finalized.
1933 - "The Singing Brakeman" Jimmie Rogers died of a massive hemorrhage at the Hotel Taft in New York City after a battle with tuberculosis. He would go on to become the first person inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961.
Hank Williams, Jr. - singer, "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound," "Family Tradition," "All My Rowdy Friends are Coming Over Tongiht," "A Country Boy Can Survive"
Dave Robbins - singer, member of Blackhawk, "Goodbye Says It All"
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