Memory Lane: "1997"
In Tennessee, United States
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Average Cost of new house $124,100.00
Average Income per year $37,006.00
Average Monthly Rent $576.00
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.22
Average cost of new car $16,900.00
Loaf of Bread $1.17
Movie Ticket $4.59
1 LB Hamburger meat$1.38
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
- South Park
"There are some things that money can’t buy. For everything else there’s MasterCard"
"I'm king of the world!"
- Leonardo DiCaprio, in 'Titanic'
Time Magazine's Man of the Year Andy Grove
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.
Movie & TV Star Death: Chris Farley (cocaine and heroin overdose)
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
Watching Titanic at the theater
1997's Most Popular Christmas presents:
Beanie Babies become the must-have toy for Christmas 1997. Teletubby toys, Pokemon, Tamagotchi, Spice Girls Dolls, Repunzel Barbie
Best Film Oscar Winner: Titanic
The Big Movies:
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
Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
Wannabe - Spice Girls
Can't Nobody Hold Me Down - Puff Daddy and Mase
Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G.
MMMBop - Hanson
I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy/Faith Evans/112
Mo' Money, Mo' Problems - The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Mase
Honey - Mariah Carey
4 Seasons of Loneliness - Boyz II Men
Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
Last Updated: on 4/27/2015 5:11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (12:11 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum