This Week in Country Music History
Remember when Natalie Maines mocked a Toby Keith song in print? Or the mountain climbing accident that nearly killed Hank Williams Jr.? Take a look back at some of country music's biggest past events in This Week in Country Music History.
1940 - Songwriter Bobby Braddock born in Auburndale, Fla. He goes on to write 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' and other hits.
1968 - Terri Clark born in Montreal, Quebec.
1989 - Dolly Parton hits No. 1 with 'Why'd You Come In Here Lookin' Like That.'
2008 - Jamey Johnson releases 'That Lonesome Song.'
1964 - Loretta Lynn gives birth to twins, Peggy and Patsy. They go on to form a duo called the Lynns.
1971 - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band begin recording 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken' in Nashville.
2002 - Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines sounds off on Toby Keith's 'Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue' in the Los Angeles Daily News, calling it "ignorant."
2011- The Oak Ridge Boys are inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
1921 - Webb Pierce born in West Monroe, La.
1932 - Mel Tillis is born in Pahokee, Fla.
1975 - Hank Williams Jr. has a near-fatal fall while mountain climbing in Montana.
2009 - Steel Magnolia win CMT's 'Can You Duet.'
1975 - Freddy Fender reaches No. 1 on Billboard country chart with 'Wasted Days and Wasted Nights.'
1986 - The Judds hit No. 1 with 'Rockin' With the Rhythm of the Rain.'
2003 - Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett hit No. 1 with 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere.' It remains there for eight weeks.