Today in country music history:
2007 - Dierks Bentley went to number one with "Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)."
2005 - Jason Aldean performed "Hicktown" before the Dallas Cowboys hosted the Denver Broncos for a Thanksgiving game.
2001 - Toby Keith went to number one with "I Wanna Talk About Me."
1998 - Ashland, Kentucky declared it Billy Ray Cyrus Day and presented him with a key to the city.
1991 - Hot Country Nights premiered on NBC featuring performances from Alabama, Clint Black, Kenny Rogers and K.T. Oslin among others.
1990 - K.T. Oslin scored a number one hit with "Come Next Monday."
1976 - Wanted: The Outlaws was the first country album to be certified platinum. It featured Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser and Jessi Colter.
1973 - Charlie Rich went to number one with "The Most Beautiful Girl."
1958 - Brenda Lee's holiday classic "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" was released.
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