Playstation 2 #1 on Yahoo!'s top 20 list of 2001
Yahoo! has recently released their top 20 list of 2001, which measures the popularity of subjects that Yahoo! users have searched for. The Playstation 2 was the #1 item searched for, while Britney Spears had to settle for #2. The WWF made its way to #3, as Dragon Ball Z and Napster followed respectively.
September 11 also weighed heavy on the results of Yahoo's Buzz Index, as the World Trade Center, Osama bin Laden, and the Nostradamus were popular subjects for Yahoo! users.
The Xbox and GameCube didn't make the top 20, but were still able to hold down positions in the top 100. The Xbox came in at #29, as the GameCube struggled slightly holding down the #81 spot.
The complete Yahoo! Buzz Index top 20 list of 2001:
1. PlayStation 2
2. Britney Spears
4. Dragon Ball Z
6. World Trade Center
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
8. Dale Earnhardt
10. Internal Revenue Service
11. Jennifer Lopez
13. Las Vegas
15. Osama bin Laden
17. Backstreet Boys
18. Pamela Anderson
1/6/2002 Matt Stensrud