Facts From 2002
By: Tristan Everly
1. The average cost of a house is $228,700.
2. The average cost of a gallon of gas is $1.61.
3. Miami beats Nebraska 37-14 in 88th Rose Bowl.
4. New England Patriots beat St. Louis Rams 20-17 at the Louisiana Superdome. (Super Bowl)
5. Tiger Woods becomes third golfer to win in two consecutive years. (Masters)
6. Hairstyles would be straight hair, pencils in hair, and spiky hair.
7. Los Angeles Lakers beat New Jersey Nets 4-0 on NBA finals.
8. MLB all-star game was tied at 7-7 when both teams ran out of pitching and had to end the game.
9. Barry Bonds hits his 600th career home run.
10. The Mac OS X 10.2 was launched and Firefox was created.
11. Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season.
12. Iran bans advertising of U.S. products.
13. The top song of the year was Nickelback ‘How you remind me.”
14. THe 68th Heisman Trophy went to Carson Palmer.
15. Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball’s World Series.
16. The headband and all over prints were in style.
17. Sierra Leone Civil War was finally declared over.
18. The Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the U.S. dollar.
19. The top artist was Nickelback.
20. The president was George W. Bush.