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This Day in Country Music History, September 24

2016
Kelsea Ballerini's "Peter Pan" begins a two-week stay in the top position on the Billboard country singles chart
2014
Jason Aldean gets engaged to Brittany Kerr at the San Diego Zoo
2009
Miranda Lambert performs her entire "Revolution" album at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for an audience that includes Taylor Swift. In addition to "White Liar" and "The House That Built Me," the set list includes covers of "Crazy," "The Way I Am" and "Settin' The Woods On Fire"
2005
Sara Evans completes her run to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "A Real Fine Place To Start"
2004
Loretta Lynn is a double-winner during the Americana Music Awards, held at the Nashville Convention Center
1997
"Strawberry Wine" wins twice at the 31st annual Country Music Association awards, broadcast by CBS from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. "Wine" earns Single of the Year for Deana Carter and producer Chris Farren, and Song of the Year for writers Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison
1991
Mark Chesnutt receives his first gold album, for his debut, "Too Cold At Home"
1989
Clint Black picks up his first gold album, for "Killin' Time"
1976
The Sons Of The Pioneers receive a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1962
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs record "The Ballad Of Jed Clampett," the theme for the CBS sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies"