Today in country music history:
2009 - Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley married Nashville publicist Cassie McConnell in the Bahamas.
2008 - Kix Brooks ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
2007 - Rascal Flatts' remake of "Life Is A Highway" was certified both gold and platinum.
2005 George Strait's album Somewhere Down in Texas entered the Billboard 200 chart at number one.
2003 - The Dixie Chicks performed at Dallas' American Airlines Center despite a threat that Natalie Maines would be shot on stage.
1998 Acclaimed cowboy singer and actor Roy Rogers died in his sleep. He was 86.
1991 - Alan Jackson started a three-week run at #1 on the chart with "Don't Rock The Jukebox."
1990 - MCA released Mark Chesnutt's first single, "Too Cold At Home."
1978 - Tammy Wynette married songwriter George Richey at her home in Jupiter Beach, Florida.
1974 - Anne Murray scored her first number one hit with a remake of "He Thinks I Still Care."
Jeannie Seely - singer, Grand Ole Opry star
Nanci Griffith - singer-songwriter, "From a Whisper"
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