1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1997th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 997th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1990s decade. Calendar year.
The Year 1997 From The People History >What happened in 1997 Major News Stories include ThrustSSC sets the first supersonic land speed record, Steve Jobs returns to run Apple Computers, Hong Kong returns to Chinese rule, Heavens Gate Cult Commits Mass Suicides in California, Diana Princess of Wales dies in a car crash in Paris, Mars Pathfinder lands on the surface of Mars, Avian Flu virus ...
Historical events from year 1997. Learn about 813 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1997 or search by date or keyword.
28 May 1997 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis. 29 May 1997 Jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape / murder of Megan Kanka, 7. 30 May 1997 Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12-year-old grandson. 31 May 1997 Once Upon a Matress, closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 performances.
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Winamp was released on April 21, 1997. Intel Pentium II was introduced on May 7, 1997. Perl 5.004 was released on May 15, 1997. The MMORPG (massively multiplayer role-playing game) UO ( Ultima Online) was released on September 24, 1997. Microsoft released Internet Explorer 4.0 in September 1997.
Contact: Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With Jena Malone, David Morse, Jodie Foster, Geoffrey Blake. Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
1997 in the United Kingdom. Events from the year 1997 in the United Kingdom. This year is noted for a landslide general election victory for the Labour Party under Tony Blair; the transfer of Hong Kong, the largest remaining British colony, to China; and the death of Diana, Princess of Wales .