20 Things That Turn 20 in 2017

1.     Titanic – the iconic film that launched Leonardo DiCaprio’s career was released December 19th, 1997.

2.     Men in Black – the Academy Award nominated and winning first instalment of the Men in Black trilogy was released July 2nd, 1997.

3.     Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery was released May 2nd, 1997. After a big success it was followed by Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).

4.     Spice World – the Spice Girls’ feature-length movie, about themselves of course, premiered 15th December, 1997.

5.     Good Will Hunting – the Academy Award Winner was released December 5th, 1997.

6.     My Best Friend’s Wedding – the rom-com starring Julia Roberts was released June 20th, 1997.

7.     The Lost World: Jurassic Park – the second instalment in the Jurassic Park film series was released May 19th, 1997.

8.     Hercules – the Disney classic was released 10th October, 1997.

9.     Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the UK on June 26th, 1997. A year later it was released in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

10.  South Park – the adult animated sitcom premiered August 13th, 1997.

11.  Buffy the Vampire Slayer – frequently listed as “one of the greatest TV shows of all time,” this show premiered March 10th, 1997.

12.  The View – the very popular US talk show premiered August 1997, with original hosts Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos.

13.  Ellen Degeneres’ iconic Time coming out cover was released April 1997.

14.  Barbie Girl – released May 14th, 1997, the Aqua classic became the group’s biggest hit single in the US.

15.  Destiny’s Child – the iconic group formed in 1997 with original members Beyonce, Kelly, LaTavia and LaToya.

16.  Backstreet’s Back – the Backstreet Boys second studio album was released August 11th, 1997.

17.  The Lion King – the incredible musical launched in 1997, the West End production is one of the longest running musicals ever in London.

18.  Kylie Jenner – the beauty mogul and reality superstar turns 20 this year.

19.  Maisie Williams – the actress has been in Game of Thrones since she was 14 years old, she also turns 20 this year.

20.  Chloë Grace Moretz – the outspoken child actress also turns 20 this year.