Black Eyed Peas and the Darkness held steady at the top of the new U.K. singles and album charts, unveiled yesterday (Sept. 14). The Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Mercury) held off new singles from heavy hitters Dido, Gareth Gates and Christina Aguilera, while the Darkness withstood the challenge of a rock powerhouse of earlier vintage, Iron Maiden.
2002 - Tenor saxophonist Paul Williams dies of cardiac arrest in New York. He is 87. Williams had a huge instrumental hit for Savoy Records in 1949 with "The Huckle-Buck," a honking rearrangement of Charlie Parker's "Now's the Time."
Queen Latifah is grilling up "The Cookout." Joining her in the Lance Rivera-directed Lions Gate Films project -- which Queen Latifah co-wrote with her Flavor Unit Films partner Shakim Compere -- is a roster including Quran Pender, Ja Rule, Eve, Jonathan Silverman, Jenifer Lewis, Meagan Good, Tim Meadows, Farrah Fawcett and Danny Glover.