What The World Was Like The First Time “Titanic” Was In Theaters…

Gianni Versace had just been murdered.

NBC had seven shows in the Top 10.

Pokémon had just been blessed by the Vatican…

…and then Pokemon started giving kids seizures.

14-year-old Tara Lipinski had just become the youngest women’s world figure skating champion.

Princess Diana had just died.

Mother Teresa too.

Tim Duncan was the NBA’s #1 draft pick.

Steve Jobs got back with Apple.

Microsoft bought $150 million shares of Apple.

Tony Blair was the UK’s new Prime Minister.

Scotland had just created its own Parliament after 290 years of union with England.

The 117-year-old F.W. Woolworth Company closed for business.

Lourdes was just a baby.

“Spice” was the best-selling album of the year.

These songs were on the radio all the time