WrestleMania time capsule: 2002

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March 17, 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.

Nickelback's smash hit "You Remind Me" topped Billboard's charts.

 

The Detroit Red Wings won Lord Stanley's Cup.

The Enron scandal dominated headlines.


Chicago won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

NBC's Friends was TV's highest rated program.

Led by series MVP Shaq, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the New Jersey Nets in the NBA Finals.

The West Nile virus puts a scare into the country.


My Big Fat Greek Wedding was the surprise hit of the year.


Spider-Man jumped from comic books to the big screen as Spidey was a hit at the box office.


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.

The Anaheim Angels defeated the San Francisco Giants to win the World Series.

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