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Also happening in 1997: The Academy Award for Best Picture goes to The English Patient. Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer at the Macworld event.

Also happening in 1998: U.S. national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is $1.06. James Cameron's Titanic wins the Oscar for Best Picture.

Also happening in 1999: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is released in theaters. It becomes the highest-grossing Star Wars film.

Also happening in 2000: The top album of this year is “No Strings Attached” by ’N Sync. The Oscar for best picture goes to Gladiator.

Also happening in 2001: Apple launches a product called the iPod and service called iTunes, transforming the music industry. 9/11 - a day of infamy.

Also happening in 2002: The film A Beautiful Mind wins the Oscar for Best Picture. Muppet Elmo testifies before Congress to encourage music education.

Also happening in 2003: Pixar's Finding Nemo becomes the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. The Return of The King gets the Oscar.

Also happening in 2004: Facebook is launched as college student site. The New Orleans Saints‘ regular season record is 8-8.

Also happening in 2005: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastate the Louisiana coast and immediate Gulf coast.

Also happening in 2006: The New Orleans Saints hire head coach Sean Payton and acquire QB Drew Brees. They promptly reach the NFL title game.

Also happening in 2007: Apple releases a product called the iPhone. The Oscar for Best Director goes to brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.

Also happening in 2008: Barack Obama is elected the 44th President of the United States, the first African-American to hold the position.

Also happening in 2009: The New Orleans Saints 2009 season is the most successful in franchise history. The Saints win Super Bowl XLIV.

Also happening in 2010: Apple releases a product called the iPad and a service called the App Store.

Also happening in 2011: The White House announces Osama Bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant group Al-Qaeda, has been killed.

Also happening in 2012: The cost of a 30-second Super Bowl ad is $3.8 million.

Also happening in 2013: This is the first year since 1933 without a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster.

Also happening in 2014: The ice-bucket challenge raises more than $100 million for the ALS Association.

Also happening in 2015: Twitteratti is added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

Also happening in 2016: A U.S. election nobody saw coming, a slew of celebrity passings, and the spread of terrorism; this year’s weird factor ranks among the highest.

Also happening in 2017: Let’s see how our 20 years of experience can benefit your organization. Who knows? It could be a milestone year for you, too.
Also happening in 1997: The Academy Award for Best Picture goes to The English Patient. Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer at the Macworld event.
Also happening in 1998: U.S. national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is $1.06. James Cameron's Titanic wins the Oscar for Best Picture.
Also happening in 1999: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace is released in theaters. It becomes the highest-grossing Star Wars film.
Also happening in 2000: The top album of this year is “No Strings Attached” by ’N Sync. The Oscar for best picture goes to Gladiator.
Also happening in 2001: Apple launches a product called the iPod and service called iTunes, transforming the music industry. 9/11 - a day of infamy.
Also happening in 2002: The film A Beautiful Mind wins the Oscar for Best Picture. Muppet Elmo testifies before Congress to encourage music education.
Also happening in 2003: Pixar's Finding Nemo becomes the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. The Return of The King gets the Oscar.
Also happening in 2004: Facebook is launched as college student site. The New Orleans Saints‘ regular season record is 8-8.
Also happening in 2005: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastate the Louisiana coast and immediate Gulf coast.
Also happening in 2006: The New Orleans Saints hire head coach Sean Payton and acquire QB Drew Brees. They promptly reach the NFL title game.
Also happening in 2007: Apple releases a product called the iPhone. The Oscar for Best Director goes to brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Also happening in 2008: Barack Obama is elected the 44th President of the United States, the first African-American to hold the position.
Also happening in 2009: The New Orleans Saints 2009 season is the most successful in franchise history. The Saints win Super Bowl XLIV.
Also happening in 2010: Apple releases a product called the iPad and a service called the App Store.
Also happening in 2011: The White House announces Osama Bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant group Al-Qaeda, has been killed.
Also happening in 2012: The cost of a 30-second Super Bowl ad is $3.8 million.
Also happening in 2013: This is the first year since 1933 without a sighting of the Loch Ness Monster.
Also happening in 2014: The ice-bucket challenge raises more than $100 million for the ALS Association.
Also happening in 2015: Twitteratti is added to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Also happening in 2016: A U.S. election nobody saw coming, a slew of celebrity passings, and the spread of terrorism; this year’s weird factor ranks among the highest.
Also happening in 2017: Let’s see how our 20 years of experience can benefit your organization. Who knows? It could be a milestone year for you, too.