Today in country music history:
2003 - Toby Keith and Willie Nelson went to number one with their duet "Beer for My Horses."
2003 - Josh Turner married Jennifer Ford in northern Georgia.
2003 - Trace Adkins was invited to join the Grand Ole Opry.
2001 Charlie Daniels opened the Charlie Daniels Museum in downtown Nashville.
1999 - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw took home the big honors at the TNN Music City News Country Awards.
1994 - David Ball's album Thinkin' Problem was released.
1984 - Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone both received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just days before the premiere of their movie Rhinestone.
1983 - John Anderson picked up his first gold record for the single "Swingin'."
1977 - Waylon Jennings' album Ol' Waylon was certified gold.
1975 - Linda Ronstadt topped the country chart with her cover of The Everly Brothers' "When Will I Be Loved."
1961 - Patsy Cline was seriously injured in a head-on collision in Nashville. Two passengers in the other car died, and Patsy got a dislocated hip and a major cut across her forehead.
Lester Flatt (1914 -1979) - one half of Flatt & Scruggs, leading developer of bluegrass music, Country Music Hall of Fame member
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