Today in country music history:
2009 - Lady Antebellum earned a platinum single for "Need You Now."
2006 - Rascal Flatts went to number one with "My Wish."
2004 - Keith Urban's video for "You're My Better Half" made its TV debut.
2004 - Josh Gracin's video for "Nothin' to Lose" premiered.
2004 - George Strait earned a third quintuple album with 50 Number Ones.
2000 - Brad Paisley was invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry after his 36th appearance on the show.
2000 - Tim McGraw earned a number one hit with "My Next Thirty Years."
1997 - Trisha Yearwood's compilation (Songbook) A Collection of Hits went double platinum.
1978 - Kenny Rogers topped the country chart with "The Gambler."
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