This Day in Music
2005 - Rapper Cam'ron is shot during an early morning carjacking attempt in Washington, D.C. Two men pull alongside Cam'ron's 2006 Lamborghini and open fire while the artist is stopped at a traffic li2005 - Rapper Cam'ron is shot during an early morning carjacking attempt in Washington, D.C. Two men pull alongside Cam'ron's 2006 Lamborghini and open fire while the artist is stopped at a traffic light at New York and New Jersey avenues. He is hit by one bullet, which travels through one of his arms and into the other. He drives himself to Howard University Hospital for treatment.
2003 - Mexican rap-rock band Molotov tops the second annual MTV Video Music Awards Latin America with four wins, including video of the year and best group.
2001 - R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan.
2000 - Heather Kinley of the Kinleys hosts the K-9 Classic Charity Golf Tournament at the Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tenn., outside Nashville. The event benefits ACT Now (Animal Care Taskforce of Nashville, Inc.) and their programs.
1998 - Eddie Nichols, singer for swing band Royal Crown Revue, is arrested in Toledo, Ohio, for allegedly punching a sheriff in a diner. Nichols is charged with a felony and held without bail over a weekend.
1995 - Former Selena fan club president Yolanda Saldivar is convicted of murdering the Tejano star outside a Texas motel on March 31, 1995. The jury deliberated only 2 1/2 hours before handing down their guilty verdict.
1980 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Woman in Love,'' Barbra Streisand. The single appears on the album ``Guilty,'' which sells more than 20 million copies worldwide.
1973 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Midnight Train to Georgia,'' Gladys Knight & the Pips.
1960 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``I Want to Be Wanted,'' Brenda Lee.
1959 - Novelty singer and accordionist "Weird Al" Yankovic is born in Lynnwood, Calif. Among his parodies are ``Like a Surgeon,'' a parody of Madonna's ``Like a Virgin,'' and ``Eat It,'' a parody of Michael Jackson's ``Beat It'' that sells more than 1 million copies and reaches No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1950 - Singer Al Jolson dies at age 66. Jolson starred in ``The Jazz Singer'' in 1927, ushering in the era of talking movies.
1940 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Only Forever,'' Bing Crosby.