|<< - 2001|
|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl XXXVI Champions:
New England Patriots
Los Angeles Lakers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
Detroit Red Wings
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Pete Sampras/Serena Williams
Lleyton Hewitt/Serena Williams
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|World Cup (Soccer):
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Angelina Jolie, Gisele Bündchen, Christina Ricci, Debra Messing, Britney Spears, Halle Berry, Faith Hill, Ashanti, Jennifer Aniston, Liv Tyler, Jennifer Love-Hewitt, Selma Blair, Kim Cattrall, Kate Beckinsale, Kylie Minogue, Brittany Murphy, Winona Ryder, Julianne Moore, Christina Applegate, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sarah Jessica-Parker, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Nicole Kidman
Brad Pitt, Tim McGraw, Russell Crowe, George Clooney, Ashton Kutcher, Justin Timberlake
"What happens here, stays here"
|Time Magazine's Persons of the Year:
Whisteblowers, Represented by Cynthia Cooper, WorldCom; Coleen Rowley, FBI; and Sherron Watkins, Enron
Katie Harman (Gresham, OR)
Shauntay Hinton (District of Colombia)
Michael Jackson dangled Prince Michael II, off a balcony from a Berlin hotel room.
Enron's 2001 surprise bankrupcty was just the beginning when it's accounting firm, Arthur Andersen, was implicated in a huge accounting fraud scandal. AA was also dissolved in this scandal.
R & B singer R. Kelly liked to twiddle with under age girls, according to the visual evidence of videos he made.
Winona Ryder was sentenced to three years probation, 480 hours of community service, $3,700 in fines, $6,355 in restitution, and ordered to attend psychological and drug counseling after being found guilty of stealing $5,500 worth of merchandise from Saks Fifth Avenue.
Raelian UFO sect/sex cult scientists announced that they, through
their company called Clonaid, had cloned the first human baby. They
TV Star Murder?: Robert Blake, best known as TV's Baretta was chareged, then acquitted for murding his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley
Ted Williams had his head seperated from his body and frozen - he and his children agreed to each have it done so they could once again be together at some point in the future.
Prince Charles had his valet hold the jar for a urine test
|NOT a Surprise:
Rosie O'Donnel announced that she was gay
Steve Fossett finished his non-stop trip around the world via balloon on July 4th. It took him 14 days, 19 hours and 51 minutes.
Claritin, invented as a prescription medication in 1993, became an over-the-counter allergy medicine.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 2002: $1,900,00
Watching American Idol
1st appearances & 2002's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys
Ugly Dolls, Trivial Pursuit 20th Anniversay Edition
FOX's American Idol Premiered
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
3. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
5. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
7. Austin Powers in Goldmember
8. Men In Black II
9. Ice Age
|2002 Most Popular TV shows:
1. CSI (CBS)
2. American Idol-Wednesday (Fox)
3. Joe Millionaire (Fox)
4. Friends (NBC)
5. Survivor: Thailand (CBS)
6. ER (NBC)
7. Survivor: Amazon (CBS)
8. Everbody Loves Raymond (CBS)
9. Law & Order (NBC)
10. Monday Night Football (ABC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 2002 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 2002: