Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 Carrie Underwood, one of the seven remaining contestants on FOX-TV's "American Idol," turned in a version of "MacArthur Park" on the live telecast?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Carrie Underwood.

  • She plays guitar and piano in addition to singing.
  • She is a vegetarian and an avid supporter of animal rights.
  • She has said that she loves horror movies, Dallas Cowboys football and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • She was inducted into Nashville's Grand Ole Opry in 2008.
  • She made her acting debut in a guest-starring role on a 2010 episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.