"1996s Dancing Baby might have been the first one to go viral" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 13 Nov 2023

"1996s Dancing Baby might have been the first one to go viral" NYT crossword answer is:

MEME (4 letters length)

The answer for "1996s Dancing Baby might have been the first one to go viral" crossword clue is listed above to help you solve the puzzle you are currently working on.

The 1996 Dancing Baby, also known as the "Baby Cha-Cha" or "Oogachaka Baby," is widely considered to be one of the first videos to go viral. It featured a 3D-rendered baby dancing to the song "Hooked on a Feeling" by Blue Swede. The video quickly spread across the internet, with people sharing it on websites like AOL and GeoCities. It even made an appearance on the hit TV show Ally McBeal, further increasing its popularity. To this day, the Dancing Baby remains one of the most recognizable internet memes of all time.

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