A Day in Music - June 29th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Trace Adkins' single "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" was certified platinum.

2008 - The Statler Brothers and Tom T. Hall were officially inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony at the Hall.

2006 - Josh Gracin made his acting debut as a bar patron on CBS's The Young and the Restless.

2005 - Joe Nichols sang "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh inning stretch at Chicago's Wrigley Field.

2004 - Blake Shelton began shooting his video for "Some Beach" with special guest NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler.

1998 - The CMA announced that Tammy Wynette, Elvis Presley, George Morgan and Grand Ole Opry executive E.W. "Bud" Wendell were going into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1987 - Rosanne Cash's album King's Record Shop was released. It was named after a music store in Louisville owned by Gene King, the brother of Country Music Hall of Fame member Pee Wee King.

1974 - Mickey Gilley went to number one for the first time with "Room Full of Roses."

1968 - Tammy Wynette took "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" to number one.

Image: Michael Ochs Archive

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