Twelve years ago today a historic event took place that shattered America. Lives were lost and people’s hearts were broken. Today marks a day where the victims of September 11th will be remembered and honored and tributes and ceremonies will be taking place.
So while the US flags fly and candles are lit, we want to present to you specific cultural references that were made following the events of 9/11. We dish out two movies that were based on the horrid day of 2001 and two songs that were inspired by the day that rocked not only America, but the world.
World Trade Center is a 2006 movie that is based on the September the 11th terrorist attacks. It focuses on the journey of the rescue fighters who made America proud and proved themselves true heroes during that fateful time. It’s a tearjerker movie…
Remember Me a romantic drama movie that signifies nothing of 9/11 until the very end. Without spoilers, this movie depicts the lives of those who were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Yet another emotional roller-coaster of a movie…
The Black Eyed Peas released their single Where Is The Love in 2003 and sent shivers down everyone’s spines for the song’s meaningful lyrics. Upon releasing the song will.i.am said, “The world needs this song right now,” and features lyrics regarding terrorism.
Beyonce’s I Was Here was a tribute song to the anniversary of 9/11 in 2012. The video clip featured tributes, memorials and landmarks of the September 11th terror attacks.
Twelve years on, we remember the heroes & those who have fallen…RIP.