- 2003, Shania Twain gives a free concert at Chicago’s Grant Park. The event is taped for an NBC-TV special, “Shania Twain UP! Live In Chicago”
- 1999, Columbia releases the “Runaway Bride” soundtrack, including music by The Dixie Chicks and Martina McBride, along with Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Shawn Colvin, Eric Clapton and U2
- 1991, Ricky Van Shelton nets a #1 country single in Billboard with “I Am A Simple Man”
- 1978, Emmylou Harris goes gold for the first time in her career with the “Elite Hotel” album
- 1963, “Ring Of Fire” burns Johnny Cash’s name into the #1 position on the Billboard country singles chart
via CMT : Country Music News : This Day in Country Music.