Today in country music history:
2008 - Sugarland's album Love on the Inside was released.
2006 - Brad Paisley took "The World" to number one.
2004 - Gretchen Wilson premiered her "Here for the Party" video.
2003 - Brad Paisley's album Mud on the Tires was released.
1995 - Shania Twain went to number one for the first time with "Any Man of Mine."
1992 - Earl Scruggs and Minnie Pearl received the National Medals of Arts from President George Bush at the White House.
1989 - George Strait earned one of his many number one hits with "What's Going on in Your World."
1982 - Dolly Parton's movie with Burt Reynolds, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, premiered in Nashville.
1972 - Charley Pride went to number one with "It's Gonna Take a Little Bit Longer."
1961 - Patsy Cline came to the Grand Ole Opry in a wheelchair to assure fans she'd be back following a car accident in June.
Don Henley - singer-drummer, The Eagles and solo
Image: Michael Ochs Archive
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