Nikki McKibbin, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini perform at FOX-TV's "American Idol" in Los Angeles, Ca. Wednesday, August 2
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- Tobey Maguire had just debuted—and set box office records—in Spider-Man

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Spiderman attends "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Be Amazing Day Volunteer Day at I.S. 145 Joseph Pulitze
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- The No. 1 song in the country was “Foolish” by Ashanti

- A 20-year-old Britney Spears was four months removed from the box office bomb Crossroads

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- People were still freaking out over the violence in Grand Theft Auto III

- Maddie Ziegler was a few months away from being born

- The Star Wars everyone was talking about was the one where Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman make googly eyes at each other a lot

- Shaq and Kobe were about to win their last championship together

21 Apr 2002: Kobe Bryant #8 and Shaquille O''Neal #34 of the Los Angeles Lakers against the Portland Trail Blazers during gam
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- The world was getting ready for the third and final Austin Powers film

Maroon 5 hadn’t released its first album yet

- The first Bonnaroo hadn’t been held yet

- The final episodes of Ally McBeal, Dharma & Greg and Felicity had just aired

- Angelina Jolie was about to file for divorce from Billy Bob Thornton

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton arrive at the Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton January 20, 2002 in Beverly Hil

- The Nanny Diaries was first published

- The world had just started watching Ozzy Osbourne and his family be weird, adorable and weirdly adorable on The Osbournes

- Mel Gibson was still cool, M. Night Shyamalan was still cool, and they made a movie, Signs, that was pretty cool