Sam Cooke shot at Hacienda Motel: 9137 S. Figueroa Street,l Los Angeles: site of the former Hacienda Motel (now called the Star Motel), where popular singer Sam Cooke ("You Send Me," "Wonderful World," "Another Saturday Night") was shot to death in December of 1964 by a motel manager armed with a .22 pistol. Cooke had taken a woman to the seedy motel, and after the shooting she claimed that he had tried to rape her. However, evidence suggests that she may have been a prostitute who might have tried to rob Cooke, leading to the chase. When Cooke broke down the door of the manager's office, where he mistakenly shot him