2017 Recap

By Emily Porter, Staff

In case you forgot what happened in 2017, here’s a recap…

  • January 20th– Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
    Trump’s inauguration
  • January 21st– More than a million Americans protested Trump’s inauguration.
  • January- The “Salt Bae” meme became popular on Twitter.
  • January 26th– Season 1 of “Riverdale” aired.
  • February 1st– Beyoncé announced her pregnancy.
  • February 12th– Meryl Streep stood up against President Trump at the Oscars.
  • March 17th– The remake of “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson was released.
  • April- Fidget Spinners became popular.
  • May 12th– Harry Styles dropped his first solo album.
    Harry Styles debut album


















  • May- Twitter was taken over by remixes of Childish Gambino’s “Redbone”.
  • June- Basically every middle school girl made a slime Instagram business.
  • June 29th– A new Island was born! It stretches east of Fiji and its name is Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai!
  • July 5th– 101 reported shot and 15 killed in Chicago over the 4th of July weekend.
  • August 19th– The Great American Lunar Eclipse.
  • August 27th– Taylor Swift roasted herself in her “Look What You Made Me Do” music video.
  • September- Hurricane Maria, Irma, Harvey, and Jose.
  • September 8th– The remake of “IT” went to the big screens.
    IT hits the theater












  • September 24th– Church shooting in Antioch, Tennessee.
  • October 1st– Las Vegas concert shooting, leaving 58 people dead and 546 injured.
  • October 17th– Kate Middleton announced the due date for her third baby.
  • October 31st– Terrorist drove a truck into a bike path in NYC killing 8.
  • November 10th– Taylor Swift dropped her new “Reputation” album.
  • December 9th– “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” was released.

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