31 Big Incidents of 1997 that Proves, it was one Hell of a Crazy Year

1997, A year which was filled with craze full things about media and big incidents. Here we recollect some incident from 1997 to remember how we spent that era.

George Clooney was the star of ER and also People’s Se*iest Man Alive

People Magazine

The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Men in Black, Titanic and Batman & Robin were biggest films

Princess Diana died in car crash in Paris

An estimated 2.5 billion people watched her funeral on television.

Elton John rewrote his 1973 single “Candle in the Wind” in tribute to his friend Princess Diana.

The rewritten version went on to become the second best-selling single of all time.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Daria and King of the Hill all premiered

South Park also premiered and was arguably the most controversial show on television

The Notorious B.I.G was murdered in a drive-by shooting in LA

The Spice Girls were the biggest pop group in the world

Ellen DeGeneres publicly came out

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow announced that they were calling off their engagement

Mulder and Scully (aka David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson) were still TV,s most shipped couple

LeAnn Rimes, who was then 14 years old, became the youngest person to ever win a Grammy

Madonna took home a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for her performance in Evita

Aqua released their ubiquitous (earworm) single ”Barbie Girl.”

Hanson released ”MMMBop” and became instant tween/teen heartthrobs.

TGIF’s most popular shows were Boy Meets World and Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Legendary Swedish icon Robyn made her US debut with her smash hits “Do You Know (What It Takes)” and “Show Me Love

The Backstreet Boys made their debut in the States with their breakout hit “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart).”

Gianni Versace Murdered

Fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered outside his Miami home by serial killer Andrew Cunanan.

Radiohead released what is widely considered one of the greatest albums of all time, OK Computer.

Virtual pets were among the most popular toys

Teletubbies made its debut – much to the annoyance of parents everywhere

Steve Jobs returned to Apple as its CEO after quitting 12 years earlier

The final season of Seinfeld began to air.

Aaliyah was the face of Tommy Hilfiger

15-year-old Ivanka Trump graced the cover of Seventeen magazine

Jimmy Kimmel began his TV career as the co-host of Win Ben Stein’s Money

Jennifer Lopez had her big breakout role when she portrayed slain Tejano singer Selena

Johnny Bravo and Cow and Chicken both premiered on Cartoon Network

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published in the UK

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