Most Popular Books Published In 1997
Six of the biggest pop culture moments of 1997
See the highlights and the low points - as well as some things you may have forgotten - from the year that packed in a lot. On August 31, news came that Diana, Princess of Wales, had been killed in a high-speed crash in Paris. The princess was travelling with her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, her bodyguard, Trevor Rees, and driver, Henri Paul when the Mercedes S they were travelling in crashed into a pillar in the Pont de l'Alma. Only Rees survived the impact. Floral tributes around the world quickly built up in key locations, including the largest at Kensington Palace above.
This is referred to as the Montreal Screwjob. Brad Pitt sued Playgirl after they ran nude paparazzi pics of him and then-girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow on vacation. A computer aboard the USS Yorktown attempted to divide by zero, and as a result, the ship was "dead in the water" for over two hours. An episode of Pokemon "Electric Soldier Porygon" featured a scene with flashing lights which induced mass seizures in children across Japan. A subsequent news report replayed the offending scene and prompted more seizures. Mattel released 'Share-A-Smile Becky' Barbie doll, who was disabled and came with a wheelchair ; however, the doll created controversy when it was pointed out that the Barbie-Dream-House was not wheelchair accessible and could not accommodate Becky's needs. Eddie Murphy was stopped by the police with a transsexual prostitute.
A film broke records, a little book took off, and a princess was mourned
By Will Smith had already proven himself as a musician and TV star, but the jury was still out on if he was leading man material. It was a three hour epic eventually released on two VHS tapes! Allen Iverson hit the NBA with the impact of few before him. His diminutive size made him a real life Rudy or Rocky figure, his lightning quick play made him a favorite of hardcore basketball fans and his style cornrows, baggy clothes, tattoos, etc. The show viewed modern life through the eyes of four hilarious elementary school kids and over the next two decades would expertly lampoon everything from politics to pop culture and everything in between.
DealNews was founded in , which means we turn 20 this year! Since we were feeling all nostalgic about our early days, we decided to check out what else was popular in Here's all the popular music, big movies, must-see TV, and fun facts from the year of our birth. Mmmbop, ba duba dop Love 'em or hate 'em, Hanson became a household name in Despite being active since , they're most well-known for the song "MMMBop," which became a runaway hit in '
Check out our Television Programmes From The 90s whenever possible we have included a trailer to jog your memory. Series trailers and more information are found on the decade they started. The first signs of the dreaded Bird Flu in China where the first documented case of the jump to humans causes Hong Kong to kill 1. Events France -- Princess Diana Dies. More Information and Timeline for Madeleine Albright. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton after he won his second term election in late