Today in country music history:
2008 - Rascal Flatts gave their first overseas concert at the 100 Club in London, England.
2008 - Sara Evans and Maroon 5 teamed up to tape an installment of CMT Crossroads.
2004 - Reba scored a gold album for Room to Breathe.
2004 - Gretchen Wilson's record deal with Epic Records was announced.
1999 - The Dixie Chicks' album Wide Open Spaces was certified four-times platinum.
1996 - Garth Brooks refused to accept the American Music Awards' Artist of the Year saying he "cannot agree with this." He thought Darius Rucker's band Hootie & The Blowfish should have won.
1988 - Randy Travis collected his first double-platinum album for Always & Forever.
1973 - Donna Fargo picked up the only gold album of her career for "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A."
1969 - The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour debuted on CBS-TV with Bobbie Gentry and The Smothers Brothers among the guests.
1959 - Ray Price recorded "Heartaches by the Number" in Nashville.
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