Today in country music history:
2009 - Jason Aldean and Bryan Adams shot their CMT Crossroads special.
2009 - Dolly Parton received a Tony nomination for Best Original Score for 9 to 5: The Musical.
2007 - The first Stagecoach Music Festival kicked off in Indio, California. George Strait and Alan Jackson topped the bill.
2004 - Josh Gracin's first video for "I Want to Live" premiered.
2001 - Blake Shelton sang "Austin" during his Grand Ole Opry debut.
1999 - Faith Hill was a four-time winner at the ACM Awards.
1999 - Garth Brooks was named artist of the decade at the 34th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
1997 - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill welcomed their first baby, Gracie Katherine McGraw.
1982 - Vince Gill and wife Janis welcomed their daughter, Jenny, in Los Angeles.
1977 - Loretta Lynn hit the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
Tammy Wynette (1942-1998) - singer, "Stand By Your Man"
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