While it can be argued how 2017 was compared to 2016, there’s no doubt that it’s been one very odd year. In the middle of crazy politics and tensions forming within the new presidency were records continuing to be broken in the entertainment industry and new products released throughout the year that people lined up to get their hands on. New installments in classic franchises became some of the most successful releases on the year, and a solar eclipse gave the country a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Controversy sprouted seemingly out of nowhere and it’s still not over. Reminisce on what else happened in 2017 with this handy timeline!