The NEW Millenium!

  • Y2K Problem

    Y2K Problem
    As that year approached, many feared that computer programs storing year values as two-digit figures (such as 99) would cause problems. People went into panic that all computers would crash.
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    The New Millenium

  • September 9, 2001

    September 9, 2001
    Attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon.
  • Spider-Man

    The Spider-Man movie premiered and had a great success.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

    Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster
    Upon reentry the space shuttle disintegrated over Texas killing the 7 astronauts on it.
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami

    Indian Ocean Tsunami
    Created by an earthquake measuring 9.3 on the Richter Scale, this tsunami demolished buildings and killed over 230,000 people.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    This category five earthquake hit the southern United States and killed at least 1,836 people.
  • Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

    Shiloh Jolie-Pitt
    Angelina Jolie gives birth to her first biological daughter. This was a huge topic in the media for months.
  • iPod Touch

    iPod Touch
    The first generation iPod Touch was released to the public.
  • Heath Ledger Dies

    Heath Ledger Dies
    The actor overdosed and died at the age of 28.
  • Michael Jackson Dies

    Michael Jackson Dies
    The king of pop dies and many memorial services are held on live television, he was 50 years old.
  • Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill

    Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill
    The spill released over 205.8 million gallons of crude oil and majorly effected all surrounding areas.