Super Bowl XXXIX

Bay Area Firsts

  • Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim launch YouTube in San Mateo. The first video on the site “Me at the zoo” is uploaded in April.
  • Sunnyvale product Yahoo acquires Flickr.

Bay Area Sports

  • San Jose State honors their former students Tommie Smith and John Carlos by installing a statue of their iconic Olympic protest on campus.
  • Minutes after the Cardinal’s final home game, construction begins at Stanford Stadium to renovate the 84 year old facility. The $100 million project only took 42 weeks to complete.