It was the summer that gave us Harry Potter, Netflix, and hope about the new Stars Wars film.
The Spice Girls were one of the biggest acts in the world and appeared on their iconic Rolling Stone cover.
They also had a huge summer hit with their song, “Say You'll Be There.”
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Having the internet meant you were using dial-up and, also, you were most likely using AOL.
At the time only 18% of American households had internet in their homes.
Speaking of AOL, the summer of ’97 was when the company launched its iconic AIM.
Friends wrapped up its third season with “The One at the Beach.”
The show was one of the main anchors of NBC's “Must-See TV,” alongside Seinfeld and E.R. The Single Guy and Suddenly Susan were also part of the block.
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