Today in country music history:
2009 - Carrie Underwood and Randy Travis teamed up for "I Told You So," and Brad Paisley performed "Then" on Fox's American Idol.
2006 - Kenny Chesney kicked off a three-week run at number one with "Living in Fast Forward."
2003 - The Dixie Chicks' album Home was certified platinum for shipments of six million units.
2000 - Toby Keith began a five-week stay at number one with "How Do You Like Me Now?!"
2000 - The U.S. Postal service issued a 20-cent stamped postcard picturing the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry for over 30 years.
1996 - Brooks & Dunn's single "My Maria" was released.
1989 - Ricky Van Shelton hit number one with his cover of "From a Jack to a King."
1985 - Kris Kristofferson was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Charley Pride - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Kiss an Angel Good Morning," "Is Anybody Going to San Antone"
Phillip Sweet - member of Little Big Town, "Boondocks," "Bring it On Home," "Little White Church"
Jaron Lowenstein - singer, "Pray for You"
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