Today in country music history:
2007 - Garth Brooks' single "More than a Memory" became the first song to debut at number one on chart.
2005 - Dierks Bentley got his second gold album for Modern Day Drifter.
2003 - Miranda Lambert signed her record deal with Epic.
2001 - Aaron Tippin began recording "Where the Stars and Stripes and The Eagle Fly."
2001 - Toby Keith hit number one with "I'm Just Talkin' About Tonight."
2000 - Kenny Chesney got his first double platinum album for Everywhere We Go.
1992 - George Strait's Pure Country soundtrack was released.
1981 - Alabama picked up its first platinum album for Feels So Right.
Roy Acuff (1903-1992) - singer, first living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame, one of the foremost Grand Ole Opry stars in history
Image: Pearl Records
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