On This Day...
1967 - Snoopy and Charlie Brown of "Peanuts" were on the cover of "LIFE" magazine.
1985 - U.S. President Reagan agreed to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
1999 - A panel of medical experts concluded that marijuana had medical benefits for people suffering from cancer and AIDS.
2004 - NASA's Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter into orbit around Mercury. The probe took more than 270,000 pictures before it crashed into the surface of Mercury on April 30, 2015.
2009 - The iTunes Music Store reached 800 million applications downloaded.
On This Day in Country Music...
1956 - Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" reaches #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
1973 - Keifer Thompson is born in Miami, Oklahoma. He becomes one-half of Thompson Square, a husband-and-wife duo that earns Vocal Duo of the Year from the Academy of Country Music in 2012 and '13
1990 - Randy Travis begins a four-week stay at #1 on the Billboard country chart with "Hard Rock Bottom Of Your Heart"
2005 - Keith Urban begins a three-night stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The encore includes a surprise appearance by Kenny Chesney, who joins him in a laughter-filled cover of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried"
2012 - Miranda Lambert brings out a surprise guest--Kelly Clarkson, who sings her own hit, "Stronger"--during the On Fire Tour at the 1stBank Center in Denver
2014 - Maddie & Tae write "Girl In A Country Song" with songwriter/producer Aaron Scherz in Nashville
Patrick Duffy 1949
Kurt Russell 1951