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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:
ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviationAwardsComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – MeteorologyMusic (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScienceSportsTelevisionVideo gaming
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AustraliaCanadaPeople's Republic of ChinaEcuadorFranceGermanyGreeceIndiaIrelandIsraelItalyJapanLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPhilippinesRussiaSingaporeSouth AfricaUKUSAZimbabwe
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1997 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1997

Ab urbe condita 2750
Armenian calendar 1446
Bahá'í calendar 153 – 154
Buddhist calendar 2541
Coptic calendar 1713 – 1714
Ethiopian calendar 1989 – 1990
Hebrew calendar 5757 5758
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


(平成 9年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2657
Julian calendar 2042
Korean calendar 4330
Thai solar calendar 2540
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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 Anno Domini; the 997th year of the 2nd millennium; the 97th year of the 20th century; and the 8th of the 1990s.

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Diana's funeral

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

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Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese.

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  • The Toyota Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production, is unveiled in Japan on October 24, and goes on sale in Japan on December 9. It comes to U.S. showrooms on July 11, 2000.[1]

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Deng Xiaoping

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Allen Ginsberg 1978

Allen Ginsberg

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

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Jimmy Stewart

James Stewart

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Princess Diana Cannes

Diana, Princess of Wales


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Mother Teresa

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James Albert Michener · DN-SC-92-05368

James A. Michener

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Samuel Fuller

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Stephane Grappelli

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1997. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1997 at Familypedia

12 people were born in 1997

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Jamie Cabral (1997)Jhon Micheal Cabral (1972)Noella Matthews (1977)
Morgan Day (1997-)Royce Day (bef1997-)Mary Louise Canfield (1965-)
Luca Fáy (1997)Dániel Fáy (1967)Judith Tornóczky (1969)
S. P. Kumar (1997)
Cameron Locklear (1997-)
Luke McDonald (1997-)William McDonald (bef1997-)Carolyn Theresa Canfield (1969-)
Trevor McDonald (1997-)William McDonald (bef1997-)Carolyn Theresa Canfield (1969-)
Rian Pieloor (1997)Ralf Pieloor (1958)Marja van Geenen (1963)
Ryan Ramadhan
Olívia Somssich de Saárd (1997)Gábor Somssich de Saárd (1955)Araceli Adam-Salvatierra (1959)
Brent Zachary Thompson (1997)
Caroline Șerbănescu (1997)Andrei Șerbănescu (1961)Cristina Gulan (1962)

0 children were born to the 3 women born in 1997

58 people died in 1997

 FatherMotherAge at death
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)87
Daniel Clifford Ashworth (1909-1997)Daniel Gunner Ashworth (1876-1949)Sybil H. Decker (1881-1946)88
Elsie Marie Augustine (1917-1997)John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Cora Arledge (1886-1963)80
James H.T.C. Butler (1899-1997)James T.B.J. Butler (1852-1929)Annabella Brydon
Richard James Butler (1919-1997)Richard Henry Butler (1867-1949)Bertha Jane Fleming (1879-1951)78
Eva Elsie Buttsworth (1919-bef1997)Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-1977)Millicent Redman (1896-1921)78
Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997)Nicolas Calment (1838-1931)Marguerite Gilles (1838-1924)122
Thomas Reginald Cramp (1917-1997)Ernest Alfred Cramp (1883-1954)Grace Isabella Elvins (1889-1980)80
Lampton Matass Davis (1905-1997)Nelson Franklin "Frank" DavisEdna Rebecca Pigott (1878-1928)
Zelma Eliza Day (1904-1997)Thomas Clark Day (1859-1946)Anna Eliza Berry (1865-1928)
Pamela Beryl Digby (1920-1997)Edward Kenelm Digby, 11th Baron Digby (1894-1964)Constance Pamela Alice Bruce (1895-1978)77
Willard Eugene Doty (1925-1997)Willard Abner Doty (1903-1981)Mary Elnora Thalheimer (1904-1996)72
Curtis Charles Flood (1938-1997)Herman Flood ()Laura Ricks ()
Edna Constance Gray (1914-1997)Charles Thomas Christopher Gray (1875-1961)Adeline Frances George (1878-1965)83
Leonard Holecko (1927-1997)
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853 people lived in 1997

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Charles Frances Adams (1910-1999)Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)
Myron Strong Hopkins Affleck (1918-2002)Myron Hopkins Strong Affleck (1884-)Frances Perkins (1887-)
Marius Alexandru (1928-2003)Tatius AlexandruMaria Alexandrescu
Farroll Jasper "Preacher" Alford (1916-2001)Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Hattie Jane Magee (1890-1973)
Harold Bernard Alford (1919-1999)Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Hattie Jane Magee (1890-1973)
Anthony John Allen (1927-2006)Leonard L AllenGertrude Florence Bruce (1901-1980)
Evelyn Patricia Allen (1919-2004)Albert Lynn Allen (1887-1950)Louise Virginia Hutcheson (1899-1983)
Michael Allen (1931-2006)Roland Allen (1898-1978)Violet Davy (1901-1982)
Lyle Roland Amlin (1938-2011)
Alberto Santi Antúnez (1931-2010)Bartolome Santi Bacque, SrDolores Antunez, Sr
Andrew Robert Coghill Arbuthnot (1926-2010)Robert (Robby) Wemyss Muir Arbuthnot (1889-1962)Mary (Molly) Coghill (-1986)
Joan Arbuthnot (1922-2000)James George Arbuthnot (1883-1964)Harriet (Hattie) Carrie Tache (1887-1951)
Neil Alden Armstrong (1930-2012)Stephen Koenig Armstrong (1907-1990)Viola Louise Engel (1907-1990)
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Events of the year 1997 at FamilypediaEdit

14 people were married in 1997.

 Joined with
Margaret Joan Bohmfalk (1958)Matthias Anthony Lynch (1944)+Keith Kolbenschlag (1958)
Felicia Lynn GarrettRev. Jimmie Ray Hamm, Jr.
Regina Dawn GarrettStephen Dane Willard
Rev. Jimmie Ray Hamm, Jr.Felicia Lynn Garrett
Marian Hoek (1963-)Gerard Tol (1956-)
Bradley Jay Klein (1971)Lanica Shannon Lynch (1972)
Lanica Shannon Lynch (1972)Bradley Jay Klein (1971)
Sarah Jessica Parker (1965)Matthew Broderick (1962)
Hans Joachim Peters (1928-2004)Dorothy Schroeder (Living)+Cynthia Ann Olson (1948)
Ralf Pieloor (1958)Marja van Geenen (1963)
Winston Spencer-Churchill (1940-2010)Mary Caroline d'Erlanger (bef1964)+Luce Engelen (bef1997)
Gerard Tol (1956-)Marian Hoek (1963-)
Marja van Geenen (1963)Ralf Pieloor (1958)

There were 0 military battles in 1997.

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