Thursday, May 31, 2007

ThursdayThirteen #10

Thirteen Things about chubbycheeks

Thirteen things that happened in 2002 in honor of my 5th anniversary:

1. January 5 - Charles Bishop, a 15 year-old student pilot, crashes a light aircraft into a Tampa, Florida building, evoking fear of a copycat 9/11 terrorist attack.

2. January 22 - Kmart Corp becomes the largest retailer in American history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

3. February 8–February 24 - The 2002 Winter Olympics are held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

4.February 1 - Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is murdered in Karachi, Pakistan

5. March 1 - U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: In eastern Afghanistan, Operation Anaconda begins.

6. March 14 - 125 vehicles are involved in a massive pile up on Interstate 75 in Ringgold, Georgia

7. March 30 - Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother dies.

8. Israeli forces besiege the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, when militants take shelter there

9. May 3–May 5 - Spider-Man (film) is the first film to open $100+ million on the first weekend in theatres.

10. May 16 - Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is released in theaters.

11. June 1st- My husband and I got married.

12. July 13 - A lighting strike sets off the Sour Biscuit Fire in Oregon and northern California, which is left to burn 499,570 acres (2,022 km²).

13. December 18 - Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is released into theaters
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JennieBoo said...

All of yours make me sad except for #'s 3 ,9, 10 & 11.

Congrats on you anniversary. My fifth was Friday, 5/25.

Thanks for sharing your 13!

Happy Thursday!

Stephanie said...

Happy Anniversary! Hope you have a great day tomorrow!!

Amy said...

Congrats on your anniversary. That one on your list made me smile! =)

The Rock Chick said...

Happy Anniversary!!!! I remember the opening ceremony for Salt Lake City. I was watching on TV but it was still one of the most breathtaking shows I've ever seen. Kinda like love, right?????

Congrats and my wishes for many, many more!
Jessica The Rock Chick

Faerylandmom said...

Happy Anniversary! Great idea for a T13.

Toni said...

I remember #1 like it was yesterday! I use to live in Tampa- years ago! Mine is up at Being An Air Force Wife!

Raggedy said...

Happy Anniversary!!!
My TT is posted too

Stephanie said...

Happy almost anniversary. My 6 year is coming up soon.