"I, George Walker Bush, do solemnly swear..."
George W. Bush sworn in as president.

"And the Oscar goes to..."
Gladiator Russel Crowe, an cast clean up the Oscars.

Tragedy in the Balkans. Former Yugoslavia president Slobodan Milosevic is trialed for war crimes.

"Timothy James McVeigh has been executed by..."
Timothy McVeigh is executed for the Oklahoma city bombing which killed 168 people.

Napster shuts down. College campuses hold the moment of silence.

September 11th. The world changes. Terrorists killed nearly 3,000 people by clashing planes into the World Trade Center in New York city, the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

A week later, more terror. Letters containing anthracis, five people died.

The US invades Afghanistan.

"We are so thrilled with the success of Ipod."
A music revolution begins. Apple introduces the Ipod.

"Welcome to your first flying lesson."
Muggle flocked to see Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone which grosses nearly a billion dollars worldwide.

Legendary Beatle George Harrison died after a long battle with lung cancer.

Former Wall Street darling Enron collapses in accounting scandal, filing for bankruptcy.