• 2005, The Montgomery Gentry video “Something To Be Proud Of” premieres on CMT
  • 1990, Garth Brooks’ “The Dance” steps to #1 on the Billboard country chart, where it remains for three weeks
  • 1980, Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker sing the national anthem at the Republican National Convention in Detroit, later admitting they were on cocaine. Also on the schedule: Pat Boone, Donny & Marie Osmond, Richard Petty, Vicki Lawrence and Susan Anton
  • 1973, The Everly Brothers break up in the midst of a concert at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, Phil Everly smashing his guitar at the side of the stage after “(‘Til) I Kissed You.” Don Everly performs the night’s remaining two shows solo

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