|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:
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
- South Park
"There are some things that money canít buy.
For everything else thereís MasterCard"
"I'm king of the world!"
- Leonardo DiCaprio, in 'Titanic'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Tara Holland (Overland Park, KS)
||Brook Mahealani Lee (Hawaii)/ Brandi Sherwood
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.
The Globe tabloid paper revealed an affair between
Frank Gifford and Trans World Airlines flight attendant
Suzen Johnson. The incident was at first not believed
by his wife, Kathie Lee Gifford.
Airplane Celebrity Death:
Hip Hop Violent Death:Notorious
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 & TV Star Death: Chris Farley (cocaine
and heroin overdose)
Rock Star Death: Michael Hutchence (accidental?)
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
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 19907: $1,200,000
|NOT a Surprise:
||Ellen DeGeneres admitted that she was
gay on her sitcom
Titanic at the theater
|1st appearances & 1997's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Babies become the must-have toy for Christmas 1997.
Teletubby toys, Pokemon, Tamagotchi, Spice Girls Dolls,
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
|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)
Number One Songs
December 7, 1996 - February 21, 1997:
Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
February 22 - May 21:
Wannabe - Spice Girls
March 22 - May 2:
Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy and Mase
May 3 - May 23:
Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G.
May 24 - June 13:
MMMBop - Hanson
June 14 - August 30:
I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy/Faith Evans/112
August 30 - September 12:
Mo' Money, Mo' Problems - The Notorious B.I.G. featuring
Puff Daddy and Mase
September 13 - October 3:
Honey - Mariah Carey
October 4 - October 10:
4 Seasons of Loneliness - Boyz II Men
October 11, 1997 - January 16, 1998:
Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John