July 222008 - Mercury releases the Sugarland album "Love On The Inside"
2006 - Brad Paisley's "The World" spins at #1 in Billboard
1995 - Shania Twain collects her first #1 single in Billboard with "Any Man Of Mine"
1992 - Earl Scruggs and Minnie Pearl receive National Medals of Arts from president George Bush at a White House ceremony
1989 - George Strait ascends to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "What's Going On In Your World"
1982 - Dolly Parton's "The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas," co-starring Burt Reynolds, makes its Nashville premiere. The movie includes her remake of her own "I Will Always Love You"
1972 - Charlie Pride lays claim to the #1 slot on the Billboard country chart with "It's Gonna Take A Little Bit Longer"
1961 - Patsy Cline comes on stage at the Grand Ole Opry in a wheelchair to assure fans she'll return to performing soon, following her June car accident
1947 - Drummer/vocalist Don Henley is born in Gilmer, Texas. A founding member of The Eagles, Henley watches his songs become country hits for Johnny Rodriguez and Conway Twitty. He also adds supporting vocals to Trisha Yearwood's "Walkaway Joe"
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