2001 - Loretta Lynn opens her Coal Miner's Daughter Museum in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. The 18,000-square-foot complex is filled with mementos collected by Lynn over the past 40 years and items donated by other country stars for exhibit.
In a nail-biting finish, Turkey claimed victory yesterday (May 24) at the 48th Eurovision Song Contest with "Everyway That I Can," sung by one of the country's most popular female vocalists, Sertab Erener. It was the first win for Turkey, after competing in the contest 25 times since first entering in 1975. Erener wrote the music for "Every Way That I Can" with Demir Demirkan. The lyrics are by Demirkan.
2002 - More than two dozen people are injured in a mosh pit stampede while rapper Eminem is performing at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. One man suffers a heart attack during the melee and is taken to a local hospital.