Loomis Fargo Bank Robbery
It was the second largest cash bank robbery ever in the United States, and it didn't involved masks or Tommy guns (unfortunately). It wasn't extremely well thought out, as the prime suspect and perpetrator was the only one with access that night, David Ghantt, wasn't at work the next day, and was clearly viewed on camera removing the cash. Eventually,most of the $17.3 million dollars in stolen cash would be reclaimed less than a year later.
First Color NY Times
On October 16th, 1997, the prestigious NY Times finally premiered its first color photographs on its front page. There was a lot of backlash from the media community for breaking tradition, but now we can't imagine it any other way!
One of the most-remembered moments from this year is still one of the best-known movie releases of all time. James Cameron's Titanic hit theaters across the country on November 1st, and the world never let go...