Today in country music history:
2001 - Trace Adkins' video for "I'm Tryin'" premiered.
1999 Patsy Cline received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1999 - Tim McGraw topped the list with seven nominations for the CMA Awards. Vince Gill picked up five, and The Dixie Chicks and George Strait were mentioned four times.
1997 - NASA asked country artists Diamond Rio to host a 30th Anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center.
1991 - Trisha Yearwood went to number one with her debut single "She's In Love with the Boy."
1991 - Johnny Lee made his Grand Ole Opry debut.
1985 - Alabama took the top spot with their working man's anthem "Forty Hour Week (For a Livin')."
1974 - Billy "Crash" Craddock hit number one with his signature tune "Rub It In."
Dean Sams - keyboards, Lonestar
Image: Big Machine Records
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