1998 - Garth Brooks' "No Fences" becomes the first country album certified for shipments of 14 million copies
1994 - John Berry's "Your Love Amazes Me" goes to #1 in Billboard
1991 - Tracy Lawrence signs a recording contract with Atlantic Records
1988 - Kathy Mattea drives to #1 in Billboard with "Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses"
1985 - Songwriter Craig Wiseman arrives in Nashville from Mississippi, sleeping in a van for his first week. He ultimately pens such hits as Kenny Chesney's "The Good Stuff," Brooks & Dunn's "Believe" and Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying"
1977 - Waylon Jennings' "Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)" begins a six-week run at #1 on the Billboard country chart