Were you at Northland in 1997? 25 years ago the US population was 267,743.595 people. The median household income was $37,005 and the average new home cost $176,565.

The average new car cost was $16,900, a gallon of gasoline was $1.23, and taking in a movie cost $4.95 a ticket. At the grocery store a loaf of bread was $1.17 and a pound of hamburger was $1.38.

“Titanic” was the top grossing movie and won Best Picture and Director at the Academy Awards. The show about nothing, “Seinfeld” was the top TV show. Billboard’s top song of the year was “Candle in the Wind”, while “Sonny Came Home” was the Grammy Awards song and record of the year. Can you name the artist?

In sports the Denver Broncos won the Super Bowl, the Chicago Bulls won the NBA championship and the Florida Marlins won the World Series. Want to see what else was going on in 1997?

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There was a lot going on at Northland in 1997 tooThe ladies took the lead in Viking sports with with Girls Softball, Track, Swimming, and Tennis  all taking City League titles. Not to be left out, Viking Baseball had a three-peat and took the City League championship for the boys. 1997 saw Mr. Bill Gosnell, who was one of the original teachers at the opening of NHS, retire after 31 years at NHS. 1997 also saw the retirement of 2 other long term faculty at NHS Mr. Art Signore and Mr. Steve Kull.