Also in 2002
October 1, 2006
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.