In 1997,

  • 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!