Lee Ann Womack performed on the West lawn of the Capitol as part of the National Memorial Day Concert in 2006, Keith Urban's Making Memories Of Us began a five week run on the country music charts in 2005 and Tim McGraw scored his very first number one hit with Don't Take The Girl way back in 1994.

Here's the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 28 May, 2011.

  • Lee Ann Womack performed "I Hope You Dance" and "America, The Beautiful" during the National Memorial Day Concert from the west lawn of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 2006.
  • Keith Urban's "Making Memories Of Us" began a five-week stay at the top of the Billboard country singles chart in 2005.
  • Brad Paisley made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 1999.
  • Tim McGraw scored his first Number One hit with "Don't Take the Girl" in 1994.
  • Toby Keith's debut single, "Should've Been a Cowboy," topped the charts in 1993.
  • Kathy Mattea's "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" was Number One for the second consecutive week in 1988.
  • Barbara Mandrell married Ken Dudney in 1967.

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Dave D.