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How Much Do You Actually Remember About 1997?

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

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  1. WHAT MAMMAL WAS ANNOUNCED AS THE FIRST EVER SUCCESSFUL CLONE IN FEBRUARY OF '97?
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    Millie the Mouse
    Millie the Mouse
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hector the Monkey
    Hector the Monkey
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dolly the Sheep
    Dolly the Sheep
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Billy the Goat
    Billy the Goat
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dolly the Sheep

    Cloned by Scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland, Dolly was the center of a very controversial topic. Unfortunately, she had to be put down in 2003 due to health complications. RIP Dolly.

  2. MIKE TYSON BIT PART OF WHO'S EAR OFF DURING THEIR VEGAS MATCH?
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    Floyd Mayweather
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Manny Pacquiao
    Correct
    Incorrect
    George Foreman
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    Incorrect
    Evander Holyfield
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Evander Holyfield

    Tyson was disqualified from the match and lost his boxing license, though it was later reinstated.

  3. THIS FILM WON BEST FILM AT THE '97 OSCARS.
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    TITANIC
    Correct
    Incorrect
    THE ENGLISH PATIENT
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    Incorrect
    JERRY MAGUIRE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    GOOD WILL HUNTING
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The English Patient

    Much to my disbelief, it was not Titanic.

  4. WHO PERISHED WHILE FLYING THEIR PERSONAL AIRCRAFT?
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    Aaliyah
    Aaliyah
    Correct
    Incorrect
    JFK Jr.
    JFK Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    John Denver
    John Denver
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chris Farley
    Chris Farley
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John Denver

    Denver was an avid aviator and sadly died at the age of 53 doing what he loved.

  5. WHAT SONG TOPPED THE YEAR-END BILLBOARD HOT 100 CHART AS THE #1 SINGLE IN 1997?
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    "MMMBOP" By Hanson
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    "WANNABE" By Spice Girls
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    "YOU WERE MEANT FOR ME" By Jewel
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    Incorrect
    "CANDLE IN THE WIND" By Elton John
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Candle In The Wind By Elton John

    Although it wasn't even released until September, it was a tribute single to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, with the global proceeds from the song going towards Diana's charities.

  6. WHICH CONTROVERSIAL TV EVENT OCCURRED IN '97?
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    Ellen comes out in "The Puppy Episode". Instead of this being a proud moment for TV, numerous sponsors pulled their advertisements and the ABC studios underwent a bomb threat.
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    South Park is censored by Comedy Central over the depiction of the prophet Muhammad. The two episodes in which the prophet is depicted have been permanently banned from both TV and Comedy Centrals website.
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    Seinfeld's "The Contest". The episode revolves around a contest between characters to see who can go the longest without masturbating.
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    NYPD Blue airs it's Pilot episode. The salty dialogue and violence raised the eyebrows of the censors, but it was the sight of a few bare asses that got a quarter of ABC’s local stations to refuse to air the episode.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ellen comes out

    Unbelievable. The controversy, not Ellen coming out.

  7. WHO GRACED THE COVER OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT EDITION?
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    Incorrect
    Heidi Klum
    Heidi Klum
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tyra Banks
    Tyra Banks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Petra Nemcova
    Petra Nemcova
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rebecca Romijn
    Rebecca Romijn
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tyra Banks

    She was the first African American woman to appear on the coveted SI Swimsuit Issue.

  8. WHAT WAS THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER TOY FOR CHRISTMAS '97?
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    POGS
    POGS
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    Incorrect
    Furby
    Furby
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    Incorrect
    Tamagotchi
    Tamagotchi
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tickle-Me-Elmo
    Tickle-Me-Elmo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tamagotchi

    These things are apparently worth a good amount of money now. I most likely sold mine at a yard sale for 50 cents.

  9. WHICH CELEBRITY WAS BORN IN '97?
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    Kylie Jenner
    Kylie Jenner
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    Incorrect
    Zendaya
    Zendaya
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    Incorrect
    Gigi Hadid
    Gigi Hadid
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ariana Grande
    Ariana Grande
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kylie Jenner

    Hard to believe it (right?!) but the youngest Kardashian/Jenner was born on August 10, 1997 and cannot even drink legally yet.

  10. WHO DID PEOPLE MAGAZINE CROWN AS THE SEXIEST MAN ALIVE?
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    George Clooney
    George Clooney
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    Incorrect
    Johnny Depp
    Johnny Depp
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Brad Pitt
    Brad Pitt
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pierce Brosnan
    Pierce Brosnan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George Clooney

    He stole and operated on the hearts of women everywhere as Dr. Doug Ross on ER.

  11. WHAT WAS THE MOST POPULAR SLANG WORD THAT ALL THE KIDS WERE SAYING?
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    PHAT
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    Incorrect
    JIGGY
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    Incorrect
    BLING
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    JIGGY

    As in, Gettin' Jiggy Wit It.

  12. WHICH CELEBRITY SCANDAL ROCKED THE 1997 WORLD?
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    Tommy Lee + Pamela Anderson sex tape.
    Tommy Lee + Pamela Anderson sex tape.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    George Michael arrested for "lewd act" in a public restroom.
    George Michael arrested for "lewd act" in a public restroom.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Impeachment of President Bill Clinton
    Impeachment of President Bill Clinton
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    Incorrect
    The O.J. Simpson Trial
    The O.J. Simpson Trial
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pamela Anderson + Tommy Lee sex tape.

    It was among the first of celebrity sex tapes to go viral and it set quite the precedent.

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