WrestleMania Time Capsule: 2001

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April 01, 2001

 

The following events also occurred in 2001...

  

The nation mourns the attacks of Sept. 11.

 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring duke it out for box office supremacy.

 

Mike Myers lends his voice to the highly successful movie Shrek.

 

Legendary NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt dies in a car crash during the last lap of the Daytona 500.



A Beautiful Mind stood tall above the competition at the Academy Awards, winning awards in the Best Picture and Best Director categories, among others.

 

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV, which was held in Tampa, Fla.



In a World Series that went down to the wire, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees.

 

The Colorado Avalanche won their second Stanley Cup in franchise history, trumping the New Jersey Devils four games to three.


The Los Angeles Lakers trounced the Philadelphia 76ers four games to one to win the NBA Playoffs.



Lifehouse’s “Hanging by a Moment” took over the Billboard singles chart. Not far behind were Alicia Keys' "Fallin'" and Janet Jackson's "All for You."

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