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What Was Happening

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  • Average US yearly income was $45,817
  • Gas cost $2.10.
  • Average US house was $274,500.
  • Average UK house was £------.
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  • Spain sees 190 people killed in terrorist bombs on rush hour trains and soon pulls out of Iraq War.
  • CIA admits there was no imminent threat from WMDs in Iraq.
  • US and UK transfer power in Iraq back to the Iraqi people but insurgency continues.
  • Afghanistan holds democratic elections.
  • Yassar Arafat dies.
  • The EU gains 10 new member nations.
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  • Fox hunting outlawed in UK.
  • Janet Jackson flashes a boob during the Super Bowl.
  • Ken Jennings wins over 2.5 million in Jeopardy.
  • Paris Hilton seems everywhere we look.
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  • The Aviator flew in the money.
  • The Incredibles were, well, incredible.
  • Tom Cruise showed his scary side in Collateral.
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