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BOOMERNET Chronicle: 2001

2001

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U.S. Facts

  • President: George W. Bush (R)
  • Population: 285,335,000
  • Life Expectancy: 77.2 Years
  • Unemployment: 4.7%
  • Average Annual Salary: $42,228
  • Minimum Wage: $5.15 per hour

What Things Cost

  • Automobile: $21,012
  • Gasoline: $1.46 per gallon
  • House: $213,200
  • Bread: $0.98 per loaf
  • Milk: $2.85 per gallon
  • Postage Stamp: $0.34

Major U.S. Events

  • Federal budget surplus dwindles, with slow economy and tax cuts
  • Terrorists crash airplanes into the World Trade Center buildings on 9/11. Another plane crashes in Pennsylvania. Approx. 3,000 killed in the attacks.
  • Office of Homeland Security begins

Major World Events

  • U.S. responds to 9/11 with “war on terror,” attacks Afghanistan
  • China joins World Trade Organization

January-March

  • George W. Bush inaugurated, after Supreme Court ends contested vote

April-June

  • Democrats gain control of Senate with 50-49-1 margin
  • Bush signs tax cut, largest in 20 years

July-December

  • 178 nations (excluding U.S.) agree on environmental accord
  • Taliban regime collapses in Afghanistan

Top Songs

  • Hanging By A Moment by Lifehouse
  • Fallin' by Alicia Keyes
  • All For You by Janet Jackson
  • Drops Of Jupiter by Train
  • I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez

Other New Songs

  • Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil’ Kim, and Mya
  • It's My Life by Bon Jovi
  • I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack
  • Thank You by Didov

Top Movies

  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Black Hawk Down
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship Of The Ring
  • Shrek

Top Books

  • Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  • John Adams by Richard McCullough
  • Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan
  • The Constant Gardener by John Le Carre

Top TV Shows (2000-01)

  • West Wing
  • Law & Order
  • Everybody Loves Raymond
  • Friends
  • Survivor

Major League Baseball: World Series

  • Arizona Diamondbacks d. New York Yankees

Pro Football: Championship

  • Super Bowl: Baltimore Ravens d. New York Giants

Ice Hockey: Stanley Cup

  • Colorado Avalanche d. New Jersey Devils

Pro Basketball: Championship

  • Los Angeles Lakers d. Philadelphia 76ers

NCAA Champions

  • Football: University Miami-FL Hurricanes
  • Basketball: Duke University Blue Devils

Other Champions

  • Golf: Tiger Woods is PGA player of the year
  • Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt and Pete Sampras win the U.S. Open
  • Horse Racing: Monarchos wins Kentucky Derby
  • Auto Racing: Hélio Castroneves wins Indianapolis 500
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