Dale Jr. and Tiger No. 1 at the same time again

  • Associated Press
  • March 26, 2013 - 7:18 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tiger Woods are No. 1 in their respective sports at the same time for the first time since the week of June 13, 2004. That, of course, was a different time in NASCAR, in sports and in the world in general.

A quick look back at the week of 6/13/04:

(asterisk) George W. Bush (43) was president

(asterisk) George H.W. Bush celebrated his 80th birthday by jumping out of an airplane

(asterisk) Barack Obama was a Senator from Illinois preparing to deliver the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention a month later

(asterisk) The No. 1 N.Y. Times Best Seller Fiction was The Da Vinci Code

(asterisk) Justin Bieber was 10 years old

(asterisk) Tim Tebow was a high-school junior who hadn't won a single championship

(asterisk) Facebook was 4 months old, while Twitter and YouTube did not exist

(asterisk) Google was two months away from issuing its IPO at $85 a share. The stock is now trading at more than $800 / share

(asterisk) Ken Jennings was just starting his 74-show run on Jeopardy

(asterisk) NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship was in its first year

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