WrestleMania Time Capsule: 2003
The following events also occurred in 2003...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl XXXVII.
Seven astronauts died when the space shuttle Columbia exploded just minutes away from landing.
The New Jersey Nets lost in the NBA Finals for the second straight season, falling to Tim Duncan's San Antonio Spurs.
50 Cent's "In Da Club" topped Billboard's charts.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was the highest rated show on TV.
Governor of Claifornia, Gray Davis, is recalled and Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes the new governor.
Parts of the U.S. suffered one of the biggest blackouts in history. As many as 60 million Americans and Canadians lost power as outages stretched from Ohio through parts of Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, Michigan and Ontario.
The New Jersey Devils won the Stanley Cup.
Uday and Qusay Hussein, Saddam's sons, were both killed during the War in Iraq.
Elizabeth Smart, a 14 year old girl from Utah who was kidnapped, was recovered and her kidnapper was arrested.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King completed the Lord of the Rings trilogy and won Best Picture.
The normally beautiful Charlize Theron dressed down for her part in Monster, earning her critical acclaim.
The Florida Marlins defeated the New York Yankees to win their second World Series title.