Today in country music history:
2009 - Clint Black won 20 thousand dollars for charity as project manager for his team on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice.
2008 - Kenny Chesney's foot was caught between a mechanical lift and the stage during his stadium concert in South Carolina. He finished the show despite a severe injury to the foot.
2005 - Carrie Underwood covered Martina McBride for a second time during season four of American Idol, singing "When God-Fearin' Women Get the Blues."
2003 - Shania Twain's "Forever and For Always" video premiered.
1998 - Country music fans raised 10 thousand dollars for tornado relief in Nashville.
1997 - George Strait began a five-week run at number one with "One Night at a Time."
1994 - Nicholasville, Kentucky celebrated John Michael Montgomery Day and gave the singer the key to the city.
1980 - Dottie West went to number one with "A Lesson in Leavin'."
1977 - Glen Campbell had the number one song with "Southern Nights," written by New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint.
1971 - Sammi Smith's "Help Me Make It Through The Night" was certified gold.
1960 - Elvis Presley started filming G.I. Blues.
1941 - Ernest Tubb recorded "Walking the Floor Over You" in Dallas.
Jay DeMarcus - vocalist-bassist, Rascal Flatts, "Bless the Broken Road," "What Hurts the Most," "Fast Cars and Freedom"
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