Today in country music history:
2007 - Carrie Underwood hit number one with "So Small."
2006 - Sara Evans brought Jerry Springer out for a few songs during her show in Merillville, Indiana. They had met earlier in the year when they were both contestants on Dancing with the Stars.
2005 - Ricky Skaggs and The Whites performed at the light of the national Christmas tree in Washington, D.C.
2000 - Aaron Tippin and his wife, Thea, welcomed their second child, Thomas Aaron Tippin.
2000 - Lonestar earned a triple-platinum album for Lonely Grill.
1998 - Faith Hill earned a platinum single with "This Kiss."
1995 - David Lee Murphy earned his first gold album for Out With a Bang.
1979 - Anne Murray went to number one with "Broken Hearted Me."
1966 - Carter Stanley of The Stanley Brothers died in Bristol, Tennessee.
1965 - Merle Haggard recorded "Swinging Doors" at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood.
1964 - Buck Owens recorded "I've Got a Tiger By The Tail" and "Cryin' Time" at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood.
Kim Richey - singer
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