2005 - Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood marry at their home in Owasso, Oklahoma
1988 - George Strait goes to #1 in Billboard with a remake of an old Faron Young hit, "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')"
1973 - Charlie Rich picks up his second gold single, for "The Most Beautiful Girl"
1970 - Kevin Sharp is born in Redding, California. He emerges in country music in 1996 with a remake of the pop ballad "Nobody Knows," five years after a doctor gave him a cancer-related death sentence. Sharp's debut album nets two additional hits
1951 - Johnny Rodriguez is born in Sabinal, Texas. He becomes country's first mainstream star of Hispanic descent, emerging out of Tom T. Hall's band in 1972. He records numerous songs in Spanglish, with a line of hits that stretches from 1972-1983