Today in country music history:
2007 - Chuck Wicks sang "Stealing Cinderella" on his Grand Ole Opry debut.
2003 - LeAnn Rimes' book about a baby tiger named Jag hit bookstores.
1998 - Trisha Yearwood's album Where Your Road Leads hit number one.
1998 Dolly Parton released the album Hungry Again.
1997 Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon were among the artists joining Randy Owen for a "We Are the World"-type recording session to help the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. They recorded the song "Make a Miracle."
1992 - Sammy Kershaw earned his first gold album for Don't Go Near the Water.
1984 - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band took the top of the country chart for the first time with "Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper's Dream)."
1979 - The Charlie Daniels Band went to number one with "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
1956 - George Jones joined the Grand Ole Opry for the first time.
Henry Paul - singer, BlackHawk, "That's Just About Right," "Every Once in Awhile"
Billy Ray Cyrus - singer, "Achy Breaky Heart," TV's Hannah Montana, Miley's dad
Jo Dee Messina - singer, "You're Not in Kansas Anymore," "Bye Bye"
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