In 2001, terrorists hijacked airplanes and crashed into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania.
Also in 2001, Apple introduced the iPod to the world.
2002 began the ever growing wave of reality TV shows, including American Idol.
Facebook was launched in 2004 and 9 months later had reached 100 million users.
The second largest recorded earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean in 2005.
J. K. Rowling published her final Harry Potter book in 2007.
The USA elected our first African American president, Barack Obama in 2008.
Slumdog Millionaire was released in 2008, grossing $377 million.
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