Today in country music history:
2006 - Dierks Bentley took "Every Mile a Memory" to number one.
2004 - Keith Urban's album Be Here went gold and platinum at the same time.
2003 - Kenny Chesney recorded "When the Sun Goes Down" with Uncle Kracker in Nashville.
2003 - Toby Keith's album Shock'n Y'all was released.
1986 - Tammy Wynette entered the Betty Ford Clinic to receive treatment for an addiction to painkillers.
1978 - Barbara Mandrell earned her first number one country hit with "Sleeping Single in a Double Bed."
1958 - Conway Twitty had the number one single with "It's Only Make Believe."
Kim Forester - singer, Forester Sisters
Van Stephenson (1953-2001) - singer, Blackhawk
Provided by ABC News Radio
Check out more A Day in Music