Year in Review

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July 21, 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.

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