for over the past 10 years, a lot of events did happened that even shook us from every corner of the world. as for this, (though this seems to be too much advance for it's quite two months early to post this) i would post here what in my view, are the people of the first decade of the third millennium. (i posted this in random order, not on the way nor the measurement of the popularity that this guy may he/she had)
the big 3 of the nba draft class 2003. so, there's the main man who successfully jumped directly from high school to the professional basketball league in America named National basketball Association, and its two ballers who followed behind and even befriended him. originally, it's been the year that Lebron James went up the shrine of hype-and-fame that landed him with his fellow draftmates Carmelo Anthony and Dwayne Wade as one of the superstars in the league. from then, the three ballers established their existences.
Lebron wounded up being the Rookie of the Year in 2000, with the records of being the youngest player to create his name in the all-time stats sheet such as to score 40 points in a single game, have a triple double or scoring at least 10 in 3 different categories, scoring 10,000 points, named the all-star mvp to name a few. he even was a two time All Star Most Valuable Player in 2 of 3 East's wins in the said festive (2006 at Houston and 2008 at New Orleans) and the MVP of the recently concluded 2008-2009 season when they succumbed to Orlando Magic in game 6.
Melo, on the other hand, help the team (with the supporting casts of Allen Iverson, Marcus Camby, Kenyon Martin, Chauncey Billups, whom came and gone during the stretch of the decade) to make it to the playoffs after some long time, even if they lost out after the first round.
Wade performed at his best year in 2006 when he carried the Miami Heat to the franchise's first championship and named the Finals MVP.
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Kelly Clarkson. the winner of the first season of the American Idol whom turned out to be one of the most popular recording star there. after she won, she released numerous top singles such as Miss Independent (in 2003), Since You've been Gone, Walk Away, Never Again, (within 2005-2007), and her latest ones in 2009 namely: My Life Would Suck Without You, I Do Not Hook Up, and Already Gone.
Michael Jackson, whom found himself in every newspapers and tabloids again in the early years especially during his child molestation case. however, he was released after he claimed innocent about it and was proven true. his last top single "You rock My World" was released in 2001, and that prove that he was then in the downside of the fame that he brought four decades ago. he was supposed to have his comeback concert in 2009 entitled "This is It", but a sudden news broke out to all the parts of the world. he died at the afternoon of June 25, 2009, Thursday. the first reports were cardiac arrest, however, police ruled that it was homicide later on. his public memorial service at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California were witnessed by almost entire population of the world as some thousands attended the event at the said place and billions of people watched it all over the world. he left a legacy where he was the one of the best-seller recording artists of all-time, and he joined John Lennon, Elvis Presley as one of the most influential icons in the music industry. one of the tributes made by Sony Music to him was the documentary "Michael Jackson Number Ones" in 2003/2004
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