Also in 2002
The following events also occurred in 2002...
Although the nation still hadn't fully recovered from Sept. 11, the world seemed to be in harmony for the Winter Olympics.
The New England Patriots became the surprise champions of the NFL after beating the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI.
The Enron scandal dominated headlines.
R. Kelly is accused of having sex with minors.
The West Nile virus puts a scare into the country.
Lisa Lopes of TLC dies in a car accident.
After airing a segment where a couple supposedly had sex during a church service, Opie and Anthony were thrown off the radio.
Spider-Man jumped from comic books to the big screen as Spidey was a hit at the box office.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding was the surprise hit of the year.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets were all box office smashes.