Today in country music history:
2005 - Faith Hill had the number one album in the country with Fireflies, her third consecutive album to reach the top spot on both the country and Billboard album charts.
1958 - Elvis Presleys mother Gladys died of a heart attack at age 42. Elvis was so overcome with grief at her funeral that he could not stand up and had to be supported.
Connie Smith - Grand Ole Opry star, "Once a Day"
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