Fidget Spinners took the market by storm as they were released on the market last spring. It is a small gadget that has three wings with ball bearings. One can twirl them between their fingers and enjoy. Primarily a device to help people with ADHD and anxiety, the spinner has now become a toy for all ages.
April was a sad day for football lovers as one of the legendary Former NFL tight ends Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in a jail cell. Aaron was serving a sentence for a murder. Later in September, his attorney d that he was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy CTE.
Starting in Houston, Texas on August 25, 2017 this hurricane exposed America with winds @ 130 mph. This was one of the biggest disasters in the history of the United States of America.
A total solar eclipse in the month of August was a topic of a craze in Americans. This solar eclipse was extended from coast to coast in the last 99 years.
The open gun firing at an Adriana Grande concert by a lunatic gunman was the saddest news of the year. It ended with 58 deaths and several people injured.
Rock legend Tom Petty died at age 66 in early October. He suffered a cardiac arrest. He was found in his home in Malibu, California and was taken to UCLA Medical Center, but doctors were unable to revive him.
The singer, known for his music with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, had just wrapped a long tour at the end of September.