Happy new year! It's the first Monday of the year, so we hope you're having a great one. 2016 hasn't been the kindest year to us, with regards to numerous instances, especially with terrorism and politics. Leaving all that behind, we hope 2017 is pleasant to the world. The new year is a chance to start afresh. Another chance to make more resolutions only to break them again. Just kidding, we wish you luck and hope you achieve everything you set out to conquer this year.
It has been 17 years since the millennium and 7 years since 2010. We know you know how to count, but we just want you to admit how time flies, with each year ending faster than the previous one. For you to realize, we have compiled a list of 17 things that turn 17 this 2017.
4. Oops I Did It Again
Britney Spears second album, Oops I Did It Again debuted at the top of the US Billboard 200. It sold 1.3 million copies in its first week and no other female artist has topped this first-week sale number.
5. The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem's album, The Marshall Mathers LP, sold 1.7 million copies in the first week, making it the third fastest-selling album in history.
10. Amores Perros
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's first feature film and also the first of The Death Trilogy – the other two are 21 Grams (2003) and Babe (2006).
12. Cast Away
It's been 17 years since we realized how friendly a football named Wilson can be.
13. Final Destination
While a bit over the top, it is still a very famous series comprising five thriller films.
This is Russell Crowe's finest performance, winning himself and the film numerous awards.