Today in country music history:
2006 - Gretchen Wilson sang "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" at the taping of NBC's Christmas in Washington special.
2005 - Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood married at their home in Owasso, Oklahoma.
2004 - Keith Urban's video for "You're My Better Half" premiered.
2004 - Lynyrd Skynyrd and Montgomery Gentry's CMT Crossroads episode premiered.
1998 - Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Alanis Morissette, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead and Shania Twain were all part of the all-star lineup that performed at the Amnesty International Concert for Human Rights Defenders at Bercy Stadium in Paris.
1998 - Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." was used at the wakeup call for the Space Shuttle Endeavour crew.
1996 - Faron Young died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Summit Medical Center in Nashville. His hits included "Sweet Dreams" and "Hello Walls.
1996 - Reba McEntire got back on the road after missing a few concerts due to a skiing accident.
1988 - George Strait went to number one with a remake of the Faron Young hit "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')."
1973 - Charlie Rich earned his second gold single for "The Most Beautiful Girl."
Johnny Rodriguez - singer, "Ridin' My Thumb to Mexico," "Love Put a Song in My Heart"
Kevin Sharp - singer, "Nobody knows"
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