- 2011, Hank Williams Jr.’s “Are you ready for some football” theme is permanently removed from “Monday Night Football” telecasts days after the singer linked the president and Adolf Hitler. ESPN says it’s a network decision; Bocephus insists it was his choice
- 2004, “Friday Night Lights,” featuring Tim McGraw’s movie debut, has its Los Angeles premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. McGraw attends along with Faith Hill, Billy Bob Thornton, Serena Williams and David Duchovny
- 1990, “Friends In Low Places” puts Garth Brooks at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
- 1977, RCA releases Dolly Parton’s “Here You Come Again”
via CMT : Country Music News : This Day in Country Music.