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Monday, October 10, 2011

2000+ Pop Culture


-December 12, 2003: Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger receives honorary knighthood, despite no known record of charitables services or public acts

Hard to imagine how someone like Mick could be knighted

-Sept. 11, 2001: The World Trade Center is hit by 2 hijacked planes and comes crashing down, taking nearly 3,000 people to their deaths
-Dec. 26, 2004: Southeast Asian tsunami occurs following a 9.3 earthquake in the Indian Ocean, taking 290 people with it.
-Feb. 22, 2006: the 1 billionth song is downloaded off Apple iTunes, unfortunately at the expense of places like Tower Records, FYE, and anywhere else that sells CDs, records, and other music items.
-Nov. 4, 2008: Barack Obama is elected as first black president
-April 16, 2003: major breakout of SARS virus in Asia
-The year 2000 and beyond will become a literal 2nd British Invasion with the release of the Harry Potter movies into the US and also a lot of British made TV shows start airing on BBC America. Suddenly the 'Potter' craze takes America by storm and everyone knows about the Boy Wizard.


-The Baha Men
-Nelly Furtado
-Enrique Iglesias
-Destiny's Child
-Mary J. Blige
-Tim McGraw
-Britney Spears


-The Man from Elysian Fields

-The Blind Side
-Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
-Julie and Julia
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, pt. 1

-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, pt. 2

-Monsters vs. Aliens

-The Forbidden Kingdom

-Gran Torino
-Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
-Iron Man
-Slumdog Millionaire

-Mr. Bean's Holiday
-The Da Vinci Code
-Dream Girls
-Flushed Away

-The Prestige
-V for Vendetta

-Wallace and Gromit: the Curse of the Were-Rabbit


-The Polar Express
-Secondhand Lions
-Lilo and Stitch
-Mulan II

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the info about the 30 Day movie challenge. Interesting post.