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1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year that started on a Wednesday. In the Gregorian calendar, it was the 1997th year of the Common Era, or of Anno Domini; the 997th year of the 2nd millennium; the 97th year of the 20th century; and the 8th of the 1990s.

Contents

  1. Events of 1997
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths · Designations
  4. Nobel Prizes · Templeton Prize
  5. See also · Notes · External links

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The funeral cortege of Diana, Princess of Wales, on route to Westminster Abbey from Kensington Palace.
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1997 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1997
MCMXCVII
Ab urbe condita 2750
Armenian calendar 1446
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԶ
Bahá'í calendar 153 – 154
Bengali calendar 1404
Berber calendar 2947
Buddhist calendar 2541
Burmese calendar 1359
Byzantine calendar 7505 – 7506
Chinese calendar 丙子年十一月廿二日
(4633/4693-11-22)
— to —
丁丑年十二月初二日
(4634/4694-12-2)
Coptic calendar 1713 – 1714
Ethiopian calendar 1989 – 1990
Hebrew calendar 57575758
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2052 – 2053
 - Shaka Samvat 1919 – 1920
 - Kali Yuga 5098 – 5099
Holocene calendar 11997
Iranian calendar 1375 – 1376
Islamic calendar 1417 – 1418
Japanese calendar Heisei 9
(平成9年)
Korean calendar 4330
Thai solar calendar 2540
Unix time 852076800 – 883612799

Undated

  • The Toyota Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production, is unveiled in Japan in October, and goes on sale in Japan in December. It comes to U.S. showrooms in July 2000.[1]

Fictional

  • In the book 2001: A Space Odyssey, the computer HAL 9000 was activated on January 17.
  • In the 1968 episode Samantha Fights City Hall from the television show Bewitched". Samantha remarks to Darin about setting a date with city hall. Because the city hall was booked she said the only available date was on April 15th, 1997 at 2:30.
  • In the 1965 TV series, Lost in Space, the spacecraft Jupiter II is launched on October 16, 1997.
  • The 1984 film The Terminator and its sequel, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, both referenced the year 1997 as the time in which the fictional computer entity Skynet would launch a catastrophic massive nuclear attack on mankind on August 29.
  • The 1987 NES RPG-game, Crystalis, references October 1, 1997 as the day when a terrible war takes place and the whole human kind goes back in time, therefore, strange animals populate in cities and a few build a tower that goes high into the sky.
  • John Carpenter's 1981 film Escape from New York is set in 1997 of a United States so crime-ridden that Manhattan Island in New York City has become a maximum security prison.
  • The events of Alan Moore and David Lloyd's V for Vendetta supposedly begin on November 5, 1997.
  • The 1990 film Predator 2 takes place in 1997 Los Angeles.
  • The manga and anime InuYasha takes place in 1997 in Tokyo.

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Contents

Nobel Prizes

Templeton Prize

Notes

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Games released in 1997.
1996 | 1997 | 1998

Pages in category "1997"

The following 109 pages are in this category, out of 109 total.

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  • Harvest Moon
  • Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Price of Loyalty

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  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
  • Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen

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A list events that took place in 1997.
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  • Tiger release their first portable gaming system the game.com.
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  • Sony releases their Dual Shock analog controller.
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  • On October 1 the world ended according to the opening in the NES title Crystalis.
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Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  - 1990s -  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1994 1995 1996 - 1997 - 1998 1999 2000
1997 by topic:
Subject:      Archaeology - Architecture - Art
Aviation - Film - Home video - Literature (Poetry)
Meteorology - Music (Country, Metal)
Rail transport - Radio - Science
Sports - Television - Video gaming
Countries:      Australia - Canada - India - Ireland - Malaysia - New Zealand - Norway - Pakistan - Singapore - South Africa - UK - Zimbabwe
Leaders:    Sovereign states - State leaders
Religious leaders - Law
Categories: Births - Marriages - Deaths - Introductions
Establishments - Disestablishments - Awards
Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar).

Contents  (full)
1 Events of 1997
Jan. . Feb. . March . April
May . June . July  .  Aug.
Sept. . Oct. . Nov. .  Dec.
Undated . Ongoing . Fictional
2 Births
3 Deaths  -  Designations
4 Nobel prizes -  Templeton Prize
5 See also -  Notes -  External links
The year 1997 was the Year of the Ox according to the Chinese Zodiac.

Events of 1997

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  • January 1 - An off duty Israeli soldier identified as Pvt. Noam Friedman, 22, fires at a group of fleeing Palestinians at a vegetable market in Hebron. He was stopped when five other Israeli soldiers tackle him after he injured five Palestinians. He shot at the Palestinians because he felt that "they hate Jews".
  • January 9 - Yachtsman Tony Bullimore is found alive, 5 days after his boat capsized in the Southern Ocean.
  • January 10 - Bulgarian Student strike vs government of Jan Videnov
  • January 16 - Ennis Cosby, the only son of actor Bill Cosby, is killed by a gunman while changing a flat tire in Los Angeles.
Bill Clinton, who began his second term on January 20

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  • February 4 - O.J. Simpson is found liable in civil court for the death of Ron Goldman and for the battery of Nicole Brown Simpson.^ My naiveté about people died a horrible death when I found out that if you try to be a loving person to everyone, not everyone is going to be at least courteous back.

    ^ O.J. Simpson found libel in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson .

    .Simpson is ordered to pay $35,000,000 in damages to the families of the 2 victims.
  • February 4 - On their way to Lebanon, 2 Israeli troop-transport helicopters collide, killing 73.
  • February 4 - After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
  • February 4 - Ipswich Town footballer Adam Tanner, who recently failed a drugs test, is banned from football for three months at an FA hearing.^ Due to a December 1996 decision by President Leghari and the caretaker government, the February 3 elections for the eight national assembly members from the FATA were for the first time conducted on the basis of universal adult franchise.
    • 1997 Human Rights Report: Pakistan 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Standards and Assessment: Recent standardized test results show 75% of the state's students are under-performing, with as many as 1/3 to 1/2 of the students in some districts failing to show minimal competency, "a record of scandal" according to Silber.
    • Reform Nationwide 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC edreform.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Based on current test results, at least a third of the state's students headed for the graduation tests (set to become mandatory in 2000) would be likely to fail.
    • Reform Nationwide 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC edreform.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Tanner received a relatively lenient punishment as he had admitted taking drugs at the first attempt and shown remorse for his behaviour.
  • February 4 - British Home Secretary Michael Howard informs Moors Murderer Myra Hindley that she will never be released from prison. .Mr Howard made the decision in agreement with a recommendation made by his predecessor David Waddington in 1990.
  • February 5 - The so-called "Big Three" banks in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust survivors and their families.
  • February 5 - Morgan Stanley and Dean Witter investment banks announce a $10 billion merger.
  • February 10 - The United States Army suspends Sgt.^ Selected Records from the Pension of John Mort Pension Certificate 148,677 1863: Army of the United States.
    • Mort Family Research History Genealogy Newletter 1997 Donald Gradeless 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC mort.gradeless.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ (DJ) March 10 Exxon announces a 'significant discovery' in the Gulf of Mexico, called Hoover, which may contain developable reserves of more than 100 million barrels of oil equivalent.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ (DJ) December 10 The Australia Gas Light Company has reached a final agreement with Native Title claimants, opening the way for construction of a $35 million natural gas pipeline in Australia's New South Wales state.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    .Major Gene C. McKinney, its top-ranking enlisted soldier, after hearing allegations of sexual misconduct.
  • February 10 - Sandline affair: Australian newspapers publish stories that the government of Papua New Guinea has brought mercenaries onto Bougainville Island.
  • February 13 - The Washington Post reports that U.S. Justice Department investigators found evidence the Chinese Embassy in Washington may have coordinated financial contributions to the Democratic party in violation of U.S. law.^ Similarly, we will post our 1998 annual report on the Internet on Saturday, March 13, 1999, and mail it at about the same time.

    ^ In 1994 a government task force on labor prepared a report recommending improvements on worker rights problems, which were the basis for the development of a new labor policy by the Government.
    • 1997 Human Rights Report: Pakistan 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The Government's power was further enhanced by the constitutional confrontation between the Prime Minister and the Chief Justice over the selection of five new justices for the Supreme Court.
    • 1997 Human Rights Report: Pakistan 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .This brings a new dimension to the growing 1996 United States campaign finance controversy.
  • February 13 - STS-82: Tune-up and repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope is started by astronauts from Space Shuttle Discovery.
  • February 13 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 7,000 for the first time, gaining 60.81 to 7,022.44.
  • February 19 - The last of the People's Republic of China's major revolutionaries, Deng Xiaoping, dies at 92 (this is followed by weeks of mourning).
  • February 22 - In Roslin, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned, and was born in July 1996.
  • February 23 - A large fire occurs in the Russian space station Mir.
  • February 28 - The North Hollywood shootout takes place between 2 heavily armed bank robbers and officers of the Los Angeles Police Department.
  • February 28 - WFAA-TV becomes the first TV station in the nation to start broadcasting their newscasts in HDTV on a VHF channel.^ (DJ) February 19 Conoco announces that the U.K. Department of Trade and Industry has approved development of the North Sea's Banff oil field, following a 6­month production assessment which maintained a production rate of about 35,000 barrels per day.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ Gulfstar Communications, Inc.; March 18, 1997 -- First Virginia Banks Inc.'s merger with Premier Bankshares Corporation (banking service business in southwestern Virginia); March 28, 1997 -- Pike Industries' acquisition of a quarry and two asphalt plants from Frank W. Whitcomb Construction Company (New Hampshire asphalt); April 29, 1997 -- Southern National Corporation and United Carolina Bancshares merger (banking service business in North Carolina); June 2, 1997 -- Lamar Advertising Co.'s acquisition of Headrick Outdoor Inc.
    • 1997 Annual Report to Congress - Hart/Scott/Rodino 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.ftc.gov [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Due to a December 1996 decision by President Leghari and the caretaker government, the February 3 elections for the eight national assembly members from the FATA were for the first time conducted on the basis of universal adult franchise.
    • 1997 Human Rights Report: Pakistan 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: Original source]

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Osaka Dome during the evening.

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  • April 1 - Comic strip switcheroo: Cartoonists of popularly syndicated comic strips swap cartoons for the day.
  • April 3 - The Thalit massacre in Algeria: All but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
  • April 9 - Soundgarden announced of the bands break up
  • April 11 - Fire damages the Turin Cathedral in Italy.
  • April 14 - Fire breaks out in a pilgrim camp on the Plain of Mena, 7 miles from Mecca; 343 die.
  • April 14 - Former SS Captain Erich Priebke is retried; on July 22 he is sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • April 16 - Houston socialite Doris Angleton is murdered in her River Oaks home.^ (DJ) April 2 EssoProduction Malaysia announces the start-up of production and sales from the Lawit gas field (150 miles offshore Malaysia), whose production is expected to reach about 450 million cubic feet per day upon completion of development drilling later this year.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ A particularly brutal example of such abuse involved a 16-year-old girl who was suspected of helping a woman run away from home.
    • 1997 Human Rights Report: Pakistan 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.state.gov [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Passed by the Senate this tenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-seven.
    • Constitution (Amendment) Act 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.paclii.org [Source type: Original source]

    Roger Angleton later admits to the crime in his suicide note. .Despite being found innocent of the crime by a Texas jury, he is later arrested by the United States Department of Justice on similar charges.
  • April 18 - The Red River of the North breaks through dikes and floods Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, causing US$2 billion in damage.
  • April 21 - A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
  • April 22 - Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria; 93 villagers killed.
  • April 22 - A 126-day hostage crisis at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima ends after government commandos storm and capture the building, rescuing 71 hostages.^ (DJ) April 28 The Middle East Economic Survey reports that Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) is continuing to hold negotiations with international oil companies, despite the fact that the 50 sales contracts approved so far have reached the $2 billion target for the first 180 days under the oil­for­food agreement with the United Nations.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ Also, if you are dedicated to your duty and country first, what on earth are you going to do if you get the terrible experience of being a POW? Do you think your captors are going to care about your race?

    ^ (DJ) April 24 Russian President Boris Yeltsin names reformist First Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov to the additional post of minister of fuel and energy.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    One hostage dies of a heart attack, 2 soldiers are killed from rebel fire, and all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels are slain.
  • April 22 - France supports the new transitional government in Zaire, withdrawing its support of Mobutu Sese Seko.
  • April 23 - Omaria massacre in Algeria; 42 villagers killed.
  • April 27 - Andrew Cunanan murders Jeffrey Trail, beginning a murder spree that will last until July and end with the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.

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File:Diana's funeral.jpg
The funeral cortege of Diana on route to Westminster Abbey from Kensington Palace.

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  • November 17 - In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut (police kill the assailants).
  • November 19 - In Des Moines, Bobbi McCaughey, a resident of the nearby town of Carlisle, gives birth to septuplets in the second known case where all 7 babies were born alive.^ Medical Education, 17 , 11-16.
    • EET References 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC coe.sdsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ (DJ) December 10 The Australia Gas Light Company has reached a final agreement with Native Title claimants, opening the way for construction of a $35 million natural gas pipeline in Australia's New South Wales state.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ (DJ) February 24 Qatar inaugurates the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting facility and formally launches Qatar Liquefied Gas Co., which will have total output capacity of 6 million tons per year of LNG. The facilities are part of a new $7.2 billion industrial zone which also includes a sea port with a capacity to handle 25-30 million tons of LNG annually.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    They would go on to be the first set of septuplets to all survive infancy.
  • November 22 - Australian singer and INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence, 37, is found hanged in a Sydney hotel room.
  • November 27 - Second Souhane massacre in Algeria: 25 killed.

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  • December 1 - Heath High School shooting: Michael Carneal fires at his classmates at Heath High School in West Paducah, Kentucky, leaving three dead and five wounded.
  • December 3 - In Ottawa, Canada, representatives from 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting the manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel land mines.^ Who are the deaf and hard-of-hearing students leaving high school and entering postsecondary education?
    • EET References 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC coe.sdsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Ottawa, ON, Canada: IDRC. Retrieved December 11, 2006, from http://ebook.telecentre.org/pdf/telecentre_ebook.pdf .
    • EET References 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC coe.sdsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

    .The United States, the People's Republic of China, and Russia do not sign the treaty, however.
  • December 5 - John O'Shaugnessey, 32, admits the rape and murder of 9-year-old Kayleigh Ward at Chester Crown Court.^ The 25­year production­sharing contract, first signed in December 1996, covers development of the Dan Ulduzu and Ashrafi oil fields.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ The law allows the President of the United States to impose sanctions on foreign companies investing more than $40 million per year in Libya or Iran.
    • Monthly Chronology 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.eia.doe.gov [Source type: News]

    ^ An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002.
    • U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Votes > Roll Call Vote Summary - 105th Congress, 1st Session 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.senate.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The trial judge sentences O'Shaugnessey, of Blacon, Chester, to life imprisonment with a recommendation that he should serve at least 30 years before being considered for parole.
  • December 8 - Moors Murderer Myra Hindley arrives at the High Court to contest a recent Home Secretary's decision that she should remain in prison until she dies.
  • December 12 - Demonstrations in state capitals of Australia against WTO and IMF.
  • December 16 - The "seizure" episode of Pokemon, Dennou Senshi Porygon, was shown and 385 Japanese kids either had seizures, blindness, or the combination of the two.
  • December 17 - The term "weblog" is coined by Jorn Barger.
  • December 18 - Myra Hindley loses her High Court appeal against the government's decision to keep her behind bars for the rest of her life.^ The High Court has jurisdiction, subject to the conferral by Parliament of rights of appeal and to such requirements as the Parliament prescribes, to hear and determine appeals from all judgments of subordinate courts.
    • Constitution (Amendment) Act 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.paclii.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In addition to the functions conferred on it elsewhere in this Constitution, the Judicial Service Commission may investigate complaints about judges and judicial officers of courts subordinate to the High Court and may take disciplinary action against them.
    • Constitution (Amendment) Act 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.paclii.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He told me that I should not get up until he left and then I should scream bloody murder.

    .Lord Bingham, the Lord Chief Justice, rules that current Labour Home Secretary Jack Straw and his Conservative predecessor Michael Howard were legally entitled to keep her in prison.^ The Chief Justice may make rules for the purposes of this section with respect to the practice and procedure of the High Court (including rules with respect to the time within which applications are to be made to the High Court).
    • Constitution (Amendment) Act 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.paclii.org [Source type: Original source]

    .However, the High Court has given Hindley permission to appeal against her sentence in a higher court.
  • December 24 - Sid El-Antri massacre in Algeria: 50-100 villagers are killed.
  • December 27 - Loyalist paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, inside Long Kesh prison.
  • December 29 - Hong Kong begins to kill all the chickens within its territory (1.25 million) to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain.
  • December 30 - Wilaya of Relizane massacres of December 30: In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, 400 people are killed from 4 villages in the wilaya of Relizane: Khrouba (176 deaths), Sahnoun (113 deaths), El-Abadel (73 deaths), and Ouled-Tayeb (50 deaths).^ Hong Kong begins slaughtering all its chickens to prevent bird flu .

    ^ Oklahoma Court of Appeals upholds death sentence of Timothy McVeigh .

    ^ The Parliament may provide that appeals lie to the Court of Appeal, as of right or with leave, from other judgments of the High Court in accordance with such requirements as the Parliament prescribes.
    • Constitution (Amendment) Act 1997 10 February 2010 10:33 UTC www.paclii.org [Source type: Original source]

    Six days later they are followed by another set of local massacres.
  • December 31 - After 26 years in operation, the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville closes permanently.

Undated

  • The Toyota Prius comes to showrooms, only in Japan. The Prius was the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production. It would come to U.S. showrooms in 2000.

Ongoing

Fictional

  • The 1984 film The Terminator and its sequel, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, both referenced the year 1997 as the time in which the fictional computer entity Skynet would launch a nuclear attack on mankind.

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Designations

International organizations, including the United Nations, designated 1997 as the International Year of the Reef.

Nobel prizes

Templeton Prize

See also

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.wfaa.com/sharedcontent/dws/spe/2002/wfaafifty/sets4.html

People of the year 1997 at Familypedia

0 people were born in 1997
0 children were born to the 0 women born in 1997
12 people died in 1997
Father Mother Age at death
Eva Elsie Buttsworth (1919-bef1997) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921) 7878
Harold Gordon Hoy (1911-1997) Arthur Osborn Hoy (1875-1966) Eva Mary Bowden (1878-1963) 8686
William Beveridge Kendall (1909-1997) Raymond Levi Kendall (1885-1944) Edna Beulah Wright (1885-1978)
Thelma Jean Kennedy (1929-1997) Cyril Hastings Kennedy (1896-1962) Lillian Anne McKinnon (1909-1992) 6868
Kjell O. Kjornsberg (1910-1997) 8787
Elaine R Klawuhn (1920-1997) Conrad Herman Klawuhn (1891-1965) Julia Louise Zehnder (1891-1979) 7777
Gerald Humphrey Legge, 9th Earl of Dartmouth (1924-1997) Humphrey Legge, 8th Earl of Dartmouth (1888-1962) Roma Ernestine Horlick (1903-2003) 7373
Douglas George Moore (1910-1997) William Thomas Moore (1879-1947) Sarah Jane Mumford (1884-1926) 8787
Richard Bryce Putnam (1931-1997) Lewis Floyd Putnam (1891-1970) Myrtle Jewson (1897-1972) 6666
Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924-1992) Frances Ruth Burke Roche (1936-2004) 3636
Dirk Tol (1919-1997) Nic Tol (1888-1958) Anna Koster (1893-1977) 7878
Petronella J. van der Molen (1922-1997) Jacob van der Molen (1885-?) Catharine Pukkel (1885-?) 7575

98 people lived in 1997
Father Mother
Grace Enid Baglin (1933-2006) Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969) Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004) Hans Bang (1897-1972) Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
Donald E. Beers (1923-1998) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Eleanor C. Beers (1916-2004) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) Bernhard zur Lippe (1872-1934) Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)
Ernest Brogden (1884-1939) Ernest Brogden Linda L. Lacey
Dulcie May Bullock (c1912-1998) Samuel Robert Bullock (1884-1951) Daisy Gertrude Willis (1890-c1963)
Eva Elsie Buttsworth (1919-bef1997) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Phyllis Amelia Buttsworth (1917-2003) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Mona Carle (1919-2002) Stanley Otto Carle (1895-1978) Eunice M Cook (c1896-1969)
David Brian Carrad (1916-2003) Harold Landon Carrad (1878-1953) Hildred Morgan Brown (1884-1932)
Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) James Bertram Falkner Cartland (1876-1917) Mary Hamilton Scobell (1877-?)
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877)
… further results

Events of the year 1997 at Familypedia

2 people were married in 1997.
Joined with
Marian Hoek (1963-) Gerard Tol (1956-)
Gerard Tol (1956-) Marian Hoek (1963-)

There were 0 military battles in 1997.
0 Division by zero 0.12244897959184
1997

People of the year 1997 at Familypedia

0 people were born in 1997
0 children were born to the 0 women born in 1997
12 people died in 1997
Father Mother Age at death
Eva Elsie Buttsworth (1919-bef1997) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921) 7878
Harold Gordon Hoy (1911-1997) Arthur Osborn Hoy (1875-1966) Eva Mary Bowden (1878-1963) 8686
William Beveridge Kendall (1909-1997) Raymond Levi Kendall (1885-1944) Edna Beulah Wright (1885-1978)
Thelma Jean Kennedy (1929-1997) Cyril Hastings Kennedy (1896-1962) Lillian Anne McKinnon (1909-1992) 6868
Kjell O. Kjornsberg (1910-1997) 8787
Elaine R Klawuhn (1920-1997) Conrad Herman Klawuhn (1891-1965) Julia Louise Zehnder (1891-1979) 7777
Gerald Humphrey Legge, 9th Earl of Dartmouth (1924-1997) Humphrey Legge, 8th Earl of Dartmouth (1888-1962) Roma Ernestine Horlick (1903-2003) 7373
Douglas George Moore (1910-1997) William Thomas Moore (1879-1947) Sarah Jane Mumford (1884-1926) 8787
Richard Bryce Putnam (1931-1997) Lewis Floyd Putnam (1891-1970) Myrtle Jewson (1897-1972) 6666
Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales (1961-1997) Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924-1992) Frances Ruth Burke Roche (1936-2004) 3636
Dirk Tol (1919-1997) Nic Tol (1888-1958) Anna Koster (1893-1977) 7878
Petronella J. van der Molen (1922-1997) Jacob van der Molen (1885-?) Catharine Pukkel (1885-?) 7575

98 people lived in 1997
Father Mother
Grace Enid Baglin (1933-2006) Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969) Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004) Hans Bang (1897-1972) Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
Donald E. Beers (1923-1998) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Eleanor C. Beers (1916-2004) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) Bernhard zur Lippe (1872-1934) Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)
Ernest Brogden (1884-1939) Ernest Brogden Linda L. Lacey
Dulcie May Bullock (c1912-1998) Samuel Robert Bullock (1884-1951) Daisy Gertrude Willis (1890-c1963)
Eva Elsie Buttsworth (1919-bef1997) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Phyllis Amelia Buttsworth (1917-2003) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-c1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921)
Mona Carle (1919-2002) Stanley Otto Carle (1895-1978) Eunice M Cook (c1896-1969)
David Brian Carrad (1916-2003) Harold Landon Carrad (1878-1953) Hildred Morgan Brown (1884-1932)
Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) James Bertram Falkner Cartland (1876-1917) Mary Hamilton Scobell (1877-?)
Richard Cheney (1915) Thomas Cheney (1869) Margaret Tyler (1877)
… further results

Events of the year 1997 at Familypedia

2 people were married in 1997.
Joined with
Marian Hoek (1963-) Gerard Tol (1956-)
Gerard Tol (1956-) Marian Hoek (1963-)

There were 0 military battles in 1997.
0 Division by zero 0.12244897959184
1997
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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  - 1990s -  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1994 1995 1996 - 1997 - 1998 1999 2000

1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.

Contents

Births

  • September 8 – Matthew Josten, American actor
  • November 16 – Alex Polidori, Italian actress and younger sister of Gabriele Patriarca
  • August 6 - Tushar Bhagat, A Student

Deaths

Events

Films released

  • Air Force One
  • Amistad
  • As Good as It Gets
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Batman & Robin
  • Contact
  • Face/Off
  • Gattaca
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Hercules
  • Home Alone 3
  • Into Thin Air
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Liar Liar
  • Men in Black
  • Mononoke Hime
  • My Best Friend's Wedding
  • Suicide Kings
  • The Fifth Element
  • The Full Monty
  • The Ice Storm
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • The Rainmaker
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Titanic
  • Tomarrow Never Dies
  • Power Rangers Turbo: The Movie
  • Volcano

New books

  • American Pastoral – Philip Roth
  • Are You Experienced? – William Sutcliffe
  • Barney's Version – Mordecai Richler
  • The Best Laid PlansSidney Sheldon
  • The Bible Code – Michael Drosnin
  • Budgie: The Little Helicopter – Sarah Ferguson
  • Cat & Mouse – James Patterson
  • Cold Mountain – Charles Frazier
  • Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs – Dave Barry
  • Deja Dead – Kathy Reichs
  • Diana: Her True Story – Andrew Morton
  • Everyday Wicca – Gerina Dunwich
  • Fall On Your Knees – Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • The GhostDanielle Steel
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneJ. K. Rowling
  • Hornet's Nest – Patricia Cornwell
  • I Am the Most Interesting Book of All (translation) – Marie Bashkirtseff
  • Instruments of Darkness – Nancy Huston
  • JingoTerry Pratchett
  • Larry's Party – Carol Shields
  • Last Standing Woman – Winona LaDuke
  • Moab Is My WashpotStephen Fry (autobiography)
  • Morisson of Peking – Cyril Pearl
  • Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet – Karen Armstrong
  • Night TrainMartin Amis
  • The PartnerJohn Grisham
  • Pretend You Don't See Her – Mary Higgins Clark
  • The RanchDanielle Steel
  • The Red Tent – Anita Diamant
  • Special DeliveryDanielle Steel
  • The Subtle KnifePhilip Pullman
  • Timequake – Kurt Vonnegut
  • Toulouse-Lautrec: The Soul of Montmartre – Reinhold Heller
  • Tuesdays With Morrie – Mitch Albom
  • Unnatural Exposure – Patricia Cornwell
  • A Walk in the Woods – Bill Bryson
  • A Wiccan's Guide to Prophecy and Divination – Gerina Dunwich

Hit songs

References

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