Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2006 Carrie Underwood returned to the U.S. after performing for American troops?

It's true! She was in Iraq and Kuwait during her first USO tour.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Carrie Underwood.

  • He debut album was 2005's Some Hearts.
  • She has said that she loves horror movies, Dallas Cowboys football and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Her win for Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2006 CMA Awards surprised many, but her subsequent string of wins at the American Music Awards, ACMs and Grammys quieted the naysayers.
  • 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.