- The Chicago Bulls were the NBA champs!
- Mastercard came out with a new slogan: "There are some things money can't buy. For everything else, there's Mastercard."
- LeAnn Rimes was the youngest person to win a "best new artist" Grammy.
- Ellen DeGeneres openly admitted that she was gay on her sitcom.
- Beanie Babies were a must-have toy for children everywhere!