1997
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1994 1995 199619971998 1999 2000
1997 by topic:
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ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviation – Awards – ComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Meteorology – Music (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScienceSpaceflightSportsTelevisionVideo gaming
By country
AustraliaCanada – People's Republic of China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – IndiaIreland – Israel – Italy – Japan – LuxembourgMalaysia – Mexico – New Zealand – Norway – Pakistan – Philippines – Russia – SingaporeSouth AfricaUK – USA – Zimbabwe
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Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works – Introductions
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1997 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1997
MCMXCVII
Ab urbe condita 2750
Armenian calendar 1446
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԶ
Assyrian calendar 6747
Bahá'í calendar 153 – 154
Bengali calendar 1404
Berber calendar 2947
British Regnal year 45 Eliz. 2 – 46 Eliz. 2
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 5757 – 5758
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2053 – 2054
 - 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
Minguo calendar ROC 86
民國86年
Thai solar calendar 2540
Unix time 852076800 – 883612799
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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 the Anno Domini designation; the 997th year of the 2nd millennium; the 97th year of the 20th century; and the 8th of the 1990s.

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The funeral cortege of Diana, Princess of Wales, on route to Westminster Abbey from Kensington Palace.

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  • 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]

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Nobel Prizes

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Templeton Prize

In fiction

  • In the book 2001: A Space Odyssey, the computer HAL 9000 was activated on January 17.
  • In the 1965 TV series, Lost in Space, the spacecraft Jupiter II is launched on October 16, 1997.
  • In the fantasy series Harry Potter, the titular character, Harry Potter, begins his search for Horcruxes.
  • 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 race goes back in time, allowing strange animals populate cities and some build a tower 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.
  • The MTV series Daria takes place in 1997 in The United States

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