|<< - 1996|
|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl XXXI Champions:
Green Bay Packers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
Detroit Red Wings
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Patrick Rafter/Martina Hingis
Pete Sampras/Martinga Hingis
|NCAA Football Champions:
Michigan & Nebraska
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Tyra Banks, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Heidi Klum, Rebecca Romijn, Victoria Silvstedt, Niki Taylor, Claudia Schiffer
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
"There are some things that money canít buy. For everything
else thereís MasterCard"
"I'm king of the world!"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Tara Holland (Overland Park, KS)
Brook Mahealani Lee (Hawaii)/ Brandi Sherwood (Idaho)
Marv Albert went on trial for felony charges of forcible sodomy, which involved the alleged repeated biting of an unnamed female sex partner.
Eddie Murphy was stopped by the police with a transsexual prostitute.
He explained that it was all a misunderstanding; he was mere giving
the young lady/ man a ride.
Airplane Celebrity Death: John Denver
Hip Hop Violent Death:Notorious B.I.G. (gunshot)
Princess Motorcade Death: Princess Diana
was killed in a speeding motorcade crash in the Pont e l'Alma tunnel
in Paris, France, some say it was a planned assasination/murder.
Movie Death: Jimmy Stewart, actor and WW II hero, age 89
LeAnn Rimes was the youngest person ever to win the 'Best New Artist" Grammy.
Purell was launched as a product for consumers. It had been used by healthcare workers since 1988.
'Titanic' won 11 Oscars.
WebMD went online in 1997.
Pfizer's Lipitor has been reducing cholesterol since 1997.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 19907: $1,200,000
|NOT a Surprise:
Ellen DeGeneres admitted that she was gay on her sitcom
Watching Titanic at the theater
|1st appearances & 1997's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Beanie Babies become the must-have toy for Christmas 1997. Teletubby toys, Pokemon, Tamagotchi, Spice Girls Dolls, Repunzel Barbie
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
2. Men In Black
3. The Lost Word: Jurassic park
4. Liar Liar
5. Air Force One
6. As Good As It Gets
7. Good Will Hunting
8. Star Wars (Special Edition)
9. My Best Friend's Wedding
10 Tomorrow Never Dies
|1997 Most Popular TV shows:
1. Seinfeld (NBC)
2. E.R. (NBC)
3. Veronica's Closet (NBC)
4. Friends (NBC)
5. Touched By An Angel (CBS)
6. 60 Minutes (CBS)
7. Union Square (NBC)
8. Frasier (NBC)
9. Home Improvement (ABC)
10. Just Shoot Me (NBC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1997 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1997: