Miranda Lambert went platinum on this date in 2010, Marty Stuart went Hillbilly in 1997 and Chet Atkins was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1969.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 15 October, 2011.

  • Miranda Lambert's Revolution album was certified platinum in 2010.
  • Diamond Rio was surprised with the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award in 2004.
  • Faith Hill's Cry album was released in 2002.
  • Marty Stuart's Hillbilly Rock album went gold in 1997.
  • Brooks & Dunn's single "She's Not The Cheatin' Kind" hit Number One in 1994.
  • Tracy Lawrence's debut single, "Sticks And Stones," was released in 1991.
  • The Dwight Yoakam-Buck Owens duet "Streets Of Bakersfield" went to Number One in 1988.
  • Patsy Cline and Chet Atkins were inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1973.
  • Gene Autry was inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1969.
  • Loretta Lynn made her Opry Debut in 1960.

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Dave D.