The Boot Staff
41 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Makes Her Movie Debut in ‘9 to 5′
On Dec. 19, 1980, Parton made her big-screen debut, appearing in the movie '9 to 5'.
22 Years Ago: Keith Urban Releases Debut Solo Album
On Oct. 19, 1999, Urban's self-titled debut album as a solo artist was released.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Wins a Record-Setting Five CMA Awards
On Oct. 15, 1969, Cash took home a record-setting five CMA Awards, including the night's highest honor, Entertainer of the Year.
67 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Signs Her First Recording Contract
On Sept. 30, 1954, Cline signed her first recording contract with Four Star Records.
28 Years Ago: Vince Gill Wins Five CMA Awards
On Sept. 29, 1993, Gill won five CMA Awards, including one for Entertainer of the Year.
42 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 14, 1979, Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
42 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Remake
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
Top 10 Keith Whitley Songs
Whitley's rich musical legacy makes us wonder what kind of impact he would have made on country music had he lived longer ...
38 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rhinestone’ Released
Parton and Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.
36 Years Ago: Randy Travis Releases Major-Label Debut Album, ‘Storms of Life’
On June 2, 1986, Travis released his major-label debut album, 'Storms of Life', on Warner Bros. Records.
33 Years Ago: Naomi Judd Marries Larry Strickland
Rest in peace, Naomi.
28 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘Piece of My Heart’
On April 30, 1994, Hill topped the charts for the second time with "Piece of My Heart."