*NSYNC Timeline – December 2002
01 – JC is in Atlanta
04 – JC calls in, from Atlanta, to KIIS-FM LA, JoJo’s Top 9 at 9 show
04 – Lance becomes an uncle. Leighton (or Layton) McKenzie Lofton born.
05 – premiere of ‘Drumline’ in Atlanta. JC there with Dallas, Tara
05-07 – Chris and Lance scheduled to attend a charity golf tournament at the Beaches Resorts, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Pictures of Chris have been posted, but none of Lance.
07 – VIP Scene: Jerry Seinfeld and daughter Sascha, Robert De Niro and son Elliot, Ricki Lake and sons Milo and Owen and Joey Fatone and daughter Brianna all taking in a performance by the Wiggles at New York’s Beacon Theatre. (from Us, 12/16/02)
07 – JoJo (KIIS-FM) says JC is in Las Vegas this weekend.
07 – Lance is a guest at the wedding vows renewal of Marc Anthony and Dayanara Torres in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is scheduled to leave PR on the 8th.
09 – JC attends the KLUC toy drive in Las Vegas in the morning.
09 –Billboard Awards, MGM Grand, Las Vegas. JC presents the best Rap Artist award. Justin, with broken foot, performs CMAR. Tara and Chris are also in attendance. Justin arrives in a wheelchair with two shapely ‘nurses.’ Afterwards, JC, Chris and Tara were photographed at the ‘Backstage Creations Table.’ Justin attended the Neptunes afterparty, performs with Clipse.
09 – Joey attends the premiere of ‘Gangs of New York’ at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York, and the afterparty at the NY Public Library
10 – scheduled release date for ‘Most Requested Hits’ DVD; Drumline soundtrack
11 – Justin appears on Live with Regis & Kelly
11 – Joey attends the 14th Annual Gypsy of The Year presentation benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at the Palace Theatre. The Broadway companies of Hairspray and Rent raised the most money for BC/EFA at this year’s Gypsy event, with Hairspray pulling in $375,607 and Jonathan Larson’s Rent taking in $237,689.
11 – Wax figures at Madame Tussauds unveiled in NYC. All five guys attend. Joey and Chris are spotted at the afterparty at Suede.
12 – Blowing Me Up video premieres on TRL, JC in-studio, says they had a group meeting earlier that day
12 – Jingle Ball in NYC at Madison Square Garden. Justin performs. Chris introduces Kylie Minogue? JC introduced Ashanti. Tara was spotted backstage
13 – An opportunity to go Christmas shopping with Lance for underprivileged children is auctioned off by radio station XL 106.7 in Orlando. The winning bid is reportedly 70 grand!
13 – Justin appears on TRL. He was also scheduled to appear at the FYE (Rockefeller Plaza) 6-8 p.m., but that was canceled.
14 – Scheduled day for Lance and auction winner to go Christmas shopping
15 – JC hosts Miami’s Y100 Jingle Ball
16 &17 – Nelly’s video for ‘Work It’ scheduled to be filmed. Justin is expected to make an appearance.
17 – JC does call in interview to a KISS station in Pittsburgh, says he’s in Miami working with Dallas
17 – Joey attends a Blankets For Warmth event at Suede
17 – Rent Christmas party at Jack Rose restaurant, NYC
18 – Joey and many others from the cast of Rent attended La Boheme
18 – Joey attends KTU’s Miracle on 34th Street concert at Madison Square Garden
19 – Justin appears at the KIIS-FM Jingle Ball at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, CA. He sings LILY, CMAR and something with Pharrell
20 – Justin appears on TRL?
20 – rumors start that Lance will be appearing in Rent
22 – Joey’s last night in Rent
26 – JC and Tara spotted at Mynt, Miami Beach, Florida
28 – Justin Timberlake was part of the original lineup for the New Year’s Eve concert at The Venetian, but he reinjured his broken foot and could not perform
29 – JC spotted at Missy Elliot’s Platinum Snow Ball to celebrate platinum status of her album at Mynt Ultra Lounge, Miami Beach, Florida
31 – Justin scheduled to appear on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve special. Probably pre-recorded, not a live appearance.
31 – JC attended NYE party at Ian Schrager’s Delano Hotel, Miami Beach
31 – Justin was among the guests at the Osborne’s wedding vow renewal ceremony on New Years’ Eve at the Beverly Hills Hotel