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27 Unforgettable Memories (and Others Worth Forgetting) That Happened Almost 20 Years Ago

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Last year has been quite a complicated year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but things have been improving and thanks to that we have had very important releases such as ‘The culprit’ , ‘Venom: Carnage Unleashed’ or events like the Emmys and the Oscars.

Every year passes and leaves us very interesting things to take into account in terms of technology, audiovisuals or music. On this occasion we bring you a compilation of the biggest events that took place in 2002.

Movies like ‘ Harry Potter: The Chamber of Secrets’ , ‘ Spiderman ‘ or the Yu-Gi-Oh card rage are just some of the events that happened that year. For this reason, Ezpoiler will present you the most important events of the year 2002.

27 Unforgettable Moments That Happened In 2002

1. Best Selling Music Album of the Year

The American rapper was the one who had the record in 2002 thanks to his album ‘The Eminem Show’. This managed to sell 7.6 million copies worldwide.

2. Apple did it again

This year was the one that Apple took to present the second generation iPod. This was a revolution due to its 20gb maximum storage for songs.

3. Avril Lavigne

The American singer’s first album ‘Let Go’ was released this year and the Britney fandom branded her as the anti-Britney.

4. Christina Aguilera

The singer’s change of scenery began in 2002 with the release of her second album ‘Stripped’.

5. The sexiest man in Rolling Stone magazine

The man who appeared on the cover of Rolling Stones magazine was Justin Timberlake and what a physical man he was.

6. The sexiest man of the year

Timberlake was in Rolling Stones, but the real winner for Sexiest Man of 2002 was Ben Affleck.

7. The release of the Harry Potter sequel

This was the year that the second film in the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets saga came out. The saga ended up having 8 installments.

8. Disney’s Launch of the Year

It doesn’t seem like that many years have passed, but 2002 was when Lilo & Stitch came out and the movie doesn’t seem like it was that old.

9. The first camera phone

The Sanyo brand was the first to launch a phone with a camera inside and the model was the SCP-5300.

10. The memory of Alicia Keys

2002 was an extraordinary year for Alicia Keys, as she won five Grammys among which she had the best artist of the year and for the best song.

11. The most played video game of the year

This year was undoubtedly the best for the start of ‘The Sims’ franchise, as everyone with a computer tried to play this life simulator.

12. End of a media relationship

Justin Timberlake not only appeared in ‘Rolling Stones’ magazine, but this same year he ended his relationship with Britney Spears.

13. Halle Berry

The first African-American actress to win an Oscar was seen in 2002 and it was the acclaimed Halle Berry.

14. The 3 highest grossing films of the year

In 2002, 3 films were the absolute queens of the box office, not only in the United States, but also worldwide. These were ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’, ‘Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones’ and ‘Spider-Man’.

15. The most remembered weddings

The 2 most remembered and mediatic weddings of the year were undoubtedly that of Sarah Michelle Gellar with Freddie Prinze Jr. And that of Gwen Stefani with Gavin Rossdale.

16. The most listened to songs in Mexico

In Mexico, the most listened to songs of 2002 were Shakira’s ‘Oh, I’ll leave you Madrid’, Alejandro Sanz’s ‘Sólo se me acura amarte’ and Rosana’s ‘Hoy’.

17. The unforgettable dolls

Some dolls that marked a generation were Ugly Dolls.

18. Mariah Carey and her appearance on MTV

This year Mariah Carey appeared in an episode of MTV Cribs to publicize her triplex in New York, an unforgettable chapter for people.  

19. Michael Jackson

A detail that few remember was when Michael Jackson took little Prince Michael II from the balcony of his hotel in Berlin. This ended up becoming a controversy of monumental size.

20. MTV Premieres

2002 was a great year of premieres for the MTV television channel, since they brought to light 4 programs: 3 South, Clone High, MTV Made and The Osbournes.

21. New Barbie

Like MTV Matter, the Mattel company decided to release a new Barbie doll thanks to the Disney movie, Barbie Rapunzel.

22. First Soccer World Cup held in Asia

The Korea-Japan World Cup was the first in history to be held on Asian soil.

23. The first season of American Idol

The first season of American Idol came out this year and the first winner was Kelly Clarkson.

24. The Anna Nicole Show

The presentation of Sugar Pie and Cousin Shelly was in the program that premiered in 2002 on the screens of E!, The Anna Nicole Show.

25. The White Stripes

The musical group ‘The White Stripes’ released one of the weirdest lego-themed videos, ‘Fell in Love with a Girl’.

26. U2 and their tribute

2001 was a terrible year for the United States due to the terrorist attack on September 11. In 2002 U2 appeared as the band at the Super Bowl halftime and in this they paid tribute to the victims of the attack.

27. YU-GI-OH

We ended up with one of the most influential card games ever, and this year pretty much everyone had at least one Yu-Gi-Oh deck.

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