Source: Amy Hitchcock, Sky News, June 27, 2022
Harry Potter is still as popular and profitable as ever, as long as you don’t mention she who must not be named.
Cast your mind back 25 years. Hanson’s MMMbop was number one, Titanic topped the box office, and Tony Blair had just been elected PM.
But perhaps more culturally significant than all three 90s moments is the first 500 copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone being published at the end of June 1997.