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Encyclopedia > December 1997

1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar widely used in the Western world. ...

Years:
1994 1995 1996 - 1997(MCMXCVII) - 1998 1999 2000
Decades:
1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s 2020s
Centuries:
19th century - 20th century - 21st century

1997 in topic:
Arts
Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music - Television
Science and technology
Aviation - Rail transport - Radio - Science
Other topics
Australia - Canada - Ireland - South Africa - Sport
Births - Deaths 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... Saddam Hussein shortly after his capture Major controversy over U. S. presidential election (November 7-December 13, 2000) September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New Yorks World Trade Center and Virginias Pentagon killing almost 3000 people. ... 2010 in Topic // The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the tens or the twenty-tens, possibly the twenty-teens. ... Millennia: 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium - 4th millennium Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s - 2020s - 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s Years: 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 The Decade as a Whole This decade is expected to be called the... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... In calendars based on the Christian Era or Common Era, such as the Gregorian calendar, the 21st century is the current century, as of this writing. ... Resources ArtLex. ... See also: 1996 in architecture, other events of 1997, 1998 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1996 in art, other events of 1997, 1998 in art, list of years in art, List_of_art_events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... See also: 1996 in literature, other events of 1997, 1998 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1996 in music, other events of 1997, 1998 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 9 - David Bowie performs his 50th Birthday Bash concert (the day after his birthday) at Madison Square Garden, with guests Frank Black, The Foo Fighters, Sonic... // What is science? There are different theories of what science is. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1997: Events March 17–May 28 Linda Finch, pilot, aviation historian, and San Antonio, Texas businesswoman, flying a restored and specially equipped 62-year-old Lockheed Electra 10E, recreates the 1937 Amelia Earhart flight to circumnavigate the globe solo. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1997. ... See also: Other events of 1997 List of years in science . ...


Lists of leaders:
State leaders - Religious leaders
1996 state leaders - Events of 1997 - 1998 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1997 List of international organization leaders in 1997 List of colonial governors in 1997 List of foreign ministers in 1997 // Africa Algeria President - Liamine Zéroual, President of Algeria (1994... 1996 religious leaders - Events of 1997 - 1998 religious leaders - Religious leaders by year See also: List of state leaders in 1997 List of international organization leaders in 1997 List of colonial governors in 1997 Catholic Churches Roman Catholic Church - John Paul II, Pope (1978-present) Other The Church of Jesus...

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Designations

International organizations, including the United Nations, designated 1997 as the International Year of the Reef. The United Nations, or UN, is an international organization established in 1945. ...


Events

January

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Today Show (officially called Today) is currently, a long-running morning news show airing on the NBC television network in the United States. ... Bryant Gumbel (born September 29, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is an American television personality for news and sports programs. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Frederick McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 - February 27, 2003) was the host of the internationally acclaimed childrens television show Mister Rogers Neighborhood (1968-2001). ... An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ennis William Cosby (1970 - January 16, 1997) was the son of Bill Cosby. ... Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show Dr. William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish Los Ángeles , meaning the angels), also known as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hutu is the name given to one of the three ethnic groups occupying Burundi and Rwanda. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yasser Arafat Yasser Arafat (Arabic: ياسر عرفات) (August 4 or August 24, 1929 – November 11, 2004), born Muhammad `Abd ar-Rauf al-Qudwa al-Husayni (محمد عبد الرؤوف القدوة الحسيني) and also known as Abu `Ammar (ابو عمّار), was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (1969–2004); President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) (1993–2004); and... Hebron (Arabic   الخليل? al-ḪalÄ«l; Hebrew   חֶבְרוֹן?, Standard Hebrew Ḥevron, Tiberian Hebrew Ḥeḇrôn: derived from the word friend) is a town in the southern West Bank (in an area known in Israel as Judea) of around 100,000 Palestinians and 500 Israeli settlers. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Newt Gingrich Newton Leroy Gingrich (born June 17, 1943) is an American politician who is best known as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Madeleine Korbel Albright, née Marie Jana Korbel (born May 15, 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia, now in the Czech Republic) served as the 64th United States Secretary of State. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mir Amir Kansi (also known as Mir Amir Kasi) (February 10, 1964 -- November 14, 2002) was a Pakistani citizen who shot five people in their cars as they were turning towards the entrance to US CIA headquarters on January 25, 1993. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A museum is typically a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment. ... The Nazi party used a right-facing swastika as their symbol and the red and black colors were said to represent Blut und Boden (blood and soil). ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1934) is the founder of Arista Records, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a nonperformer. ... An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...

February

February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... O.J. Simpsons mugshot Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California), publicly known by the initials O.J., and nicknamed The Juice, was a Hall of Fame former college and professional football player and film actor. ... Nicole Simpson Nicole Brown Simpson (May 19, 1959 – June 12, 1994) was murdered at her home in Los Angeles, California. ... Ronald Lyle Goldman (July 2, 1968-June 12, 1994) was an aspiring actor and part-time model who was murdered in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1994. ... O.J. Simpsons mugshot Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California), publicly known by the initials O.J., and nicknamed The Juice, was a Hall of Fame former college and professional football player and film actor. ... The worlds most popular helicopter, the Bell 206 of Canadian Helicopters Robinson Helicopter Company (USA) R44, a four seat development of the R22 A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors (propellers). ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ... Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević   listen? (Serbian: Слободан Милошевић, pronounced ; born 20 August 1941) is a former President of Serbia and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as well as leader of the Socialist Party of Serbia. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust The Holocaust was Nazi Germanys systematic genocide (ethnic cleansing) of various ethnic, religious, national, and secular groups during World War II. Early elements include the Kristallnacht pogrom and the T-4 Euthanasia Program established by Hitler that killed some 200,000 people. ... Morgan Stanley NYSE: MWD is an investment bank, retail broker, and credit card provider based in New York. ... Dean Witter Reynolds was an American stock brokerage catering to the middle class. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Homer, a safety inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, is a generally well-meaning buffoon whose short attention span often draws him into outrageous schemes and adventures. ... The Flintstones, a Hanna-Barbera animated series, is one of the most successful animated television series of all time, originally running in American prime time for six seasons, from 1960 to 1966, on the ABC network. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... US Army Seal The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Gene McKinney was the 10th Sergeant Major of the Army of the United States, serving from July 1995 to October 1997. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Duane Charles Bill Parcells (born August 22, 1941 in Englewood, New Jersey), nicknamed The Big Tuna, is an American football head coach, generally considered among the best in National Football League history. ... Conference AFC Division East Year Founded 1960 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Green and White Head Coach Herman Edwards League Championships (1) AFL Champions & Super Bowl: 1968 (III) Conference Championships (0) Division Championships (4) AFL East: 1968, 1969 AFC East: 1998, 2002 The New... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hubble Space Telescope is a telescope in orbit around the Earth. ... U.S. Space Shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit (MMU) outside the Challenger in 1984. ... Shuttle Orbiter Discovery (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-103) is a NASA Space Shuttle. ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of several stock market indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company founder Charles Dow. ... The following explains the Closing Milestones of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most well known economic barometer in the world. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Deng Xiaoping Deng Xiaoping   listen[?] (Simplified Chinese: 邓小平; Traditional Chinese: 鄧小平; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Teng Hsiao-ping; August 22, 1904—February 19, 1997) was a revolutionary elder in the Communist Party of China (CPC) who served as the de facto ruler of the Peoples Republic of China from the late... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Rosslin is a village in Midlothian, Scotland south of Edinburgh. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) (Scots: Wha daur meddle wi me) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Binomial name Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 A sheep is any of several woolly ruminant quadrupeds, but most commonly the Domestic Sheep (Ovis aries), which probably descends from the wild moufflon of south-central and south-west Asia. ... Dolly and her first-born lamb, Bonnie Dolly (5 July 1996 – 14 February 2003), a ewe, was the first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult cell. ... Cloning is the process of creating an identical copy of an original. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live on in outer space. ... Mir (Мир, which can mean both world and peace in Russian) was a highly successful Soviet (and later Russian) space station. ...

March

March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Osaka Dome (大阪ドーム) is a baseball stadium located in Osaka in Japan. ... Osaka Castle (ÅŒsaka-jō) Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station The Osaka Tower (TsÅ«tenkaku) Azumanga Daioh. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... Human cloning is the creation of a genetically identical copy of an existing human or growing cloned tissue from that individual. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... A young Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, formally Pablo Ruiz Picasso, (October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century art. ... The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... The Fuji TV headquarters in Odaiba is known for its eccentric architecture. ... Skyscrapers in West Shinjuku Neon signs along Yasukuni-dori in Shinjuku In daytime. ... The modern skyline of Tokyo is highly decentralized. ... View of Odaiba in the distance from the Rainbow Bridge, with the Fuji TV studio in the background Odaiba (お台場) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ... Minato (港区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... A Russian fissile material storage facility Radioactive waste is waste material containing radioactive chemical elements which does not have a practical purpose. ... The radiation warning symbol (trefoil). ... Pathways from airborne radioactive contamination to man This is a list of notable accidents involving nuclear material. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... Ennis William Cosby (1970-1997) was the son of Bill Cosby. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish Los Ángeles , meaning the angels), also known as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show Dr. William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. ... Ennis William Cosby (1970 - January 16, 1997) was the son of Bill Cosby. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, OM (August 27, 1910 – September 5, 1997) was an Albanian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... The Antonov An-24 is a 44-seat twin turboprop transport manufactured in Russia by The Antonov Design bureau. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... Tara Kristen Lipinski (born June 10, 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) of Sugar Land, Texas is an accomplished figure skater and media celebrity. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... Roberto Sánchez Vilella (February 19, 1913-March 24, 1997) was the second democratically eleted Governor of Puerto Rico. ... Seal of the Governor of Puerto Rico The Governor of Puerto Rico is the Head of Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Heavens Gate was the name of a cult co-led by Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles until Nettles death. ... Cult suicide is that phenomenon by which some religious groups, in this context often referred to as cults, have led to their membership committing suicide. ... Bre-X logo Bre-X Minerals Ltd. ...

April

April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... The Thalit massacre took place in Thalit village (Médéa, near Ksar el Boukhari; see map), some 70 km from Algiers, on April 3-4 1997. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... Erich Priebke during the war Erich Priebke during the trial Erich Priebke, born July 29, 1913 at Hennigsdorf, Brandenburg, Germany is a former S.S.-Hauptsturmführer of Nazi Germany. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... Houston redirects here. ... ... This article needs cleanup. ... River Oaks is a very prestigious, 1,100 acre, neighborhood community located halfway between Downtown & Uptown in the geographic center of Houston, Texas. ... Roger Nicholas Angleton (1942 - February 7, 1998) was the man who confessed to murdering his sister-in law Doris Angleton in her River Oaks home in Houston, Texas. ... ... Justice Department redirects here. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... See also the Red River disambiguation page. ... Cairn in Grand Forks commemorating the 1997 flood The Red River in Manitoba and the U.S. states of Minnesota and North Dakota has flooded repeatedly through the centuries, endangering lives and property. ... Grand Forks City Hall Grand Forks is a United States city located in the state of North Dakota. ... East Grand Forks City Hall East Grand Forks is a city located in Polk County, Minnesota. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Taurus Missile launch (Time Exposure) Space burial is a burial procedure where a small sample of the cremated ashes of the deceased in a lipstick sized capsule are launched into space using a rocket. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... The Haouch Khemisti massacre took place before dawn on 22 April 1997 in the Algerian village of Haouch Mokhfi Khemisti (also spelled Boughelef Khemisti, Haouch Boughlef-Khemisti, Haouch Boukhelef-Khemisti, Haouch Boughfi el-Khemisti, Haouch Boughelaf, or Haouch Khmisti Bougara), some 25 km south of Algiers near Bougara. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... This article is about Lima, Peru. ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... This article refers to the Inca Túpac Amaru who died in 1572, see Túpac Amaru II for the man whose Christian name was José Gabriel Condorcanqui. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... The largest Omaria massacre took place on 23 April 1997 in the Algerian village of Omaria near Médéa, south of Algiers. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Andrew Cunanan Andrew Phillip Cunanan (August 31, 1969–July 23, 1997) was a spree killer who murdered five people, including Gianni Versace, in a cross-country journey during a three-month period in 1997. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ... Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was a fashion designer and occasional photographer from Calabria, in southern Italy. ...

May

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2337x2931, 1001 KB)Official G8 Photo. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2337x2931, 1001 KB)Official G8 Photo. ... The Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ... Since its coining, the term homosexuality has acquired multiple meanings. ... The Labour Party is the principal centrist/centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... HM Prison Pentridge was an Australian prison built in 1850 and located in Coburg, Victoria. ... The City of Melbourne Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of 3. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... The Right Honourable Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 An earthquake is a sudden and sometimes catastrophic movement of a part of the Earths surface. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... International Business Machines Corporation (IBM, or colloquially, Big Blue) (NYSE: IBM) (incorporated June 15, 1911, in operation since 1888) is headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, and services. ... Kasparov vs. ... Garry Kasparov Garry Kimovich Kasparov (, pronounced with stress falling on the second syllable: kas-PA-rov) (born April 13, 1963) is a chess grandmaster and one of the strongest chess players in history. ... The infamous Sixth game of the Deep Blue - Kasparov rematch, played in New York City on May 11, 1997 and starting at 3:00 PM EDT, was the last chess game in the rematch of 1997. ... A chess table is a table with a chessboard painted or engraved on it. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... The Chechen Republic (Chechen: Нохчийн Республика/Noxçiyn [Nokhchiyn] Respublika, Russian: Чеченская Республика), informal Chechnya (Chechen: Нохчичьо/Noxçiyçö/Nokhchiyno, Russian: Чечня), Ichkeria, Chechnia or Chechenia, is currently a constituent republic of the Russian Federation. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Launched on May 14, 1997, the Star Alliance was the first, and remains the largest airline alliance in the world. ... Air Canada is Canadas flag air carrier, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. ... Lufthansa (Deutsche Lufthansa AG) is the largest German airline company, headquartered in Cologne. ... Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, is an airline based in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Thai Airways aircraft at Bangkok International Airport Thai Airways Boeing 747-400 Thai Airways promotes Bangkok - New York Non-Stop, branded as New York Express (Photo taken by Eric Lo (Hong Kong) Eastern Harbour Crossing Hong Kong exit, Hong Kong) Thai Airways International (Thai : การบินไทย) is the national air carrier of... United Airlines Airbus A320-200. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... The Tuskegee Syphilis Study (1932–1972) was a clinical study, conducted around Tuskegee, Alabama, where 400 poor, mostly illiterate African American sharecroppers became part of a study on the treatment and natural history of syphilis without any care to its subjects. ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... Lieutenant Kelly Flinn, born 23 December 1970, in St. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from their obligation to serve. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Strom Thurmond James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 to April 1956 and November 1956 to 1964 as a Democrat and from 1964 to 2003 as a Republican. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ... Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (born February 16, 1932) is the President of Sierra Leone (1996-1997, 1998 - present). ... This article needs cleanup. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Jarrell is a town located in Williamson County, Texas. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... The Jarell Tornado was the F5 tornado that struck the town of Jarrell, Texas, on May 27, 1997. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... The Confederation Bridge (French: Pont de la Confédération) is a bridge spanning the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick, Canada. ...

June

June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... The issue of Iraqs disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq comply with UN Resolutions requiring UN inspectors unfettered access to areas those inspectors thought might have... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Timothy McVeigh Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001), considered by the FBI an American domestic terrorist, was executed for his part in the April 19, 1995, Oklahoma City bombing. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Damage to the Murrah building before cleanup began. ... Aerial view of Alfred P. Murrah building after bombing The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was a United States Government complex located in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on 200 N.W. 5th Street that was the target of the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. ... Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Location in Oklahoma Founded  -Incorporated   County Oklahoma County Mayor Mick Cornett Area  - Total  - Water 1,608. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Kim Young-sam (Hangul: 김영삼; Hanja: 金泳三; Revised: Gim Yeong-sam; McCune-Reischauer: Kim Yŏng-sam; born December 20, 1927) was the President of South Korea from February 25, 1993 to February 25, 1998. ... The President is head of state of South Korea. ... Bribery is the practice of offering a professional or an authority person money or other favours in order to circumvent ethics or other rules in a variety of situations. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Windows 95 (codename Chicago) is a hybrid 16-bit/32-bit graphical operating system released on August 24, 1995 by the Microsoft Corporation. ... Windows NT is a family of operating systems produced by Microsoft, and was succeeded by Windows 2000 (still based on Windows NT). ... The term WinNuke refers to a remote denial-of-service attack (DoS) that affected the Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows NT and Microsoft Windows 3. ... Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is the worlds largest software company, with over sixty thousand employees and headquarters in various countries as of May 2004. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Uniform colors: Red and white. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Some of the Khmer Rouge leadership during their period in power. ... Pol Pot Saloth Sar (May 19, 1925 – April 15, 1998), better known as Pol Pot, was the ruler of the Khmer Rouge and the Prime Minister of Cambodia (officially Democratic Kampuchea during his rule) from 1976 to 1979, having been de facto leader since mid-1975. ... Son Sen Son Sen (June 12, 1930 – June 10, 1997) was the right hand of Pol Pot, but he was ordered to be killed by Pol Pot for attempting to negotiate peace with the Cambodian government. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... A handgun is a firearm small enough to be carried and used in one hand. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... The United States Department of the Treasury is a Cabinet department, a treasury, of the United States government established by an Act of U.S. Congress in 1789 to manage the revenue of the United States government. ... The United States dollar, or American dollar, is the official currency of the United States. ... A counterfeit is an imitation that is made with the intent to deceptively represent its content or origins. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Timothy McVeigh Timothy James McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001), considered by the FBI an American domestic terrorist, was executed for his part in the April 19, 1995, Oklahoma City bombing. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the judicially ordered execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a serious crime, often called a capital offense or a capital crime. ... Damage to the Murrah building before cleanup began. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... The Dairat Labguer massacre took place on June 16, 1997 - less than two weeks after parliamentary elections - in the hamlet of Dairat Labguer (also (mis)spelled Dairat Labguar, Dairat Lebguar, Daïat Labguer, Daïret Lebguer, Dairet Lebguer) near Msila, 300 km southeast of Algiers. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... McDonalds Corporation NYSE: MCD is the worlds largest chain of fast-food restaurants[1]. Although McDonalds did not invent the hamburger or fast food, its name has become nearly synonymous with both. ... Helen Steel and David Morris, the defendants in the McLibel case, at the launch of McSpotlight. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... ISS Progress cargo spacecraft (NASA) The Progress is an expendable unmanned freighter spacecraft; it was derived from the Soyuz spacecraft, and is launched with the Soyuz launch vehicle. ... A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live on in outer space. ... Mir (Мир, which can mean both world and peace in Russian) was a highly successful Soviet (and later Russian) space station. ...

July

People's Republic of China assumes sovereignty over the British colony of Hong Kong.
People's Republic of China assumes sovereignty over the British colony of Hong Kong.

Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... NASA Logo Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-09-01, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... The Mars Pathfinder was launched on December 4, 1996 by NASA aboard a Delta II rocket, just a month after the Mars Global Surveyor was launched. ... Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the solar system, named after the Roman god of war (the counterpart of the Greek Ares), on account of its blood red color as viewed in the night sky. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... The Mayo Clinic is a world-renowned medical practice operated by the Mayo Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Rochester, Minnesota. ... Dieting is the practice or habit of eating (and drinking) in a regulated fashion, usually with the aim of losing weight. ... Fen-phen was an anti-obesity medication (an anorectic) which consisted of two drugs: fenfluramine and phentermine. ... The heart and lungs (from an older edition of Grays Anatomy) The heart (Latin cor) is a hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. ... The lungs flank the heart and great vessels in the chest cavity. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... The NATO flag NATO 2002 Summit in Prague The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), sometimes called North Atlantic Alliance, Atlantic Alliance or the Western Alliance, is an international organisation for defence collaboration established in 1949, in support of the North Atlantic Treaty signed in Washington, D.C., on April 4... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Space-filling model of a section of DNA molecule Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions specifying the biological development of all cellular forms of life (and many viruses). ... Binomial name Homo neanderthalensis King, 1864 The Neanderthal or Neandertal was a species of genus Homo (Homo neanderthalensis) that inhabited Europe and parts of western Asia from about 230,000 to 29,000 years ago (in the Middle Palaeolithic, early Stone Age). ... Human evolution is a hypothesis, or a theory, that purports a process of change and development, or evolution, by which human beings emerged as distinct species. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Che Guevara (Havana - March 5, 1960) Dr. Ernesto Rafael Guevara de la Serna (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967), commonly known as Che Guevara or el Che, was an Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and Cuban guerrilla leader. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Andrew Cunanan was a spree killer who murdered five people, including Gianni Versace, in a cross-country journey during a three-month period in 1997. ... Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was a fashion designer and occasional photographer from Calabria, in southern Italy. ... City nickname: The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location Location of Miami in the State of Florida Government County Miami-Dade Mayor Manuel “Manny” Diaz (R) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 54 km²      35. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of several stock market indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company founder Charles Dow. ... The following explains the Closing Milestones of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most well known economic barometer in the world. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... Foot Locker Inc NYSE: FL (formerly Z) ) is a United States company specialising in athletic footwear and clothing. ... 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... The USS Constitution, known as Old Ironsides is a wooden-hulled, three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. ... The USS Constitution, known as Old Ironsides is a wooden-hulled, three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... The newer Blue Water Bridge is in the foreground, the older bridge is behind. ... Port Huron is a city located in St. ... Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (population 70,876 in 2001). ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Digital Equipment Corporation was a pioneering company in the American computer industry. ... Antitrust or competition laws, legislate against trade practices that undermine competitiveness or are considered to be unfair. ... Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) (founded 1968) is a U.S.-based multinational corporation that is best known for designing and manufacturing microprocessors and specialized integrated circuits. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Kocheril Raman Narayanan, usually known just as K. R. Narayanan (b. ... July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... The Si Zerrouk massacre took place in the Si Zerrouk neighborhood in the south of Larbaa in Algeria on 27 July 1997. ...

August

August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... The Boeing Company NYSE: BA is the leading American aircraft and aerospace manufacturer, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with its largest production facilities in Everett, Washington, near Seattle, Washington. ... DC-10, retired from American Airlines fleet at gate McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturer, producing a number of famous commercial and military aircraft. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... On 30 July 1997 a landslide swept away two ski lodges at Thredbo burying 19 people under tonnes of debris. ... Thredbo is a village and ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. ... Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... The Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre took place on 3 August 1997 in two villages near Arib (see map) in the wilaya of Ain Defla, Algeria. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Teamsters logo. ... United Parcel Service, Inc. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is the worlds largest software company, with over sixty thousand employees and headquarters in various countries as of May 2004. ... Apple Computer, Inc. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... South Park is a comedy animated series created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The largest of the Souhane massacres took place in the small mountain town of Souhane (about 25 km south of Algiers, between Larbaa and Tablat) on the 20-21 August 1997. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... The Beni-Ali massacre took place in the mountain hamlet of Beni Ali, 40 miles south of Algiers near Chrea, on 26 August 1997. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... The Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD) was established to oversee the decommissioning of paramilitary weapons in Northern Ireland, as part of the peace process. ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... On August 29, 1997, one of Algerias bloodiest massacres of the 1990s occurred at the village of Rais, near Larbaa and south of Algiers. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... City nickname: Horse Capital of the World Location in the state of Kentucky County Fayette Mayor Teresa Isaac Area  - Land  - Water 285. ... Angel Maturino Resendiz is a former serial killer awaiting death on the Texas death row. ... Angel Maturino Resendiz is a former serial killer awaiting death on the Texas death row. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...

September

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

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1795x1024, 123 KB)Placed in the Public domain by Paddy Briggs. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1795x1024, 123 KB)Placed in the Public domain by Paddy Briggs. ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Westminster Abbeys western facade The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to as Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... The south facade of the main block of Kensington Palace. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... State nickname: The Grand Canyon State, The Copper State Other U.S. States Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Governor Janet Napolitano (D) Senators John McCain (R) Jon Kyl (R) Official languages English Only State Area 295,254 km² (6th)  - Land 294,312 km²  - Water 942 km² (0. ... Merge with Fife Symington III. John Fife Symington III (born August 12, 1945 in New York City) was the Republican governor of the U.S. state of Arizona from 1991 until his resignation in 1997. ... Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Lorain is a city located in Lorain County, Ohio. ... Wikimedia Commons has more media related to: Ford Thunderbird The Ford Thunderbird is a car manufactured in the USA by the Ford Motor Company. ... An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which interchangeable parts are added to a product in a sequential manner to create an end product. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... The Beni-Messous massacre took place on the night of September 5, 1997, in Sidi Youssef, an outlying neighborhood of the town of Beni-Messous. ... The International Olympic Committee is an organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece, and organise this sports event every four years. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... The 2004 Summer Olympics are officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad (the 28th Summer Olympic Games). ... Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, OM (August 27, 1910 – September 5, 1997) was an Albanian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Westminster Abbeys western facade The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to as Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... F/A-22 Raptors over California The F/A-22 Raptor is a highly maneuverable stealthy fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) (Scots: Wha daur meddle wi me) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... The issue of Iraqs disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq comply with UN Resolutions requiring UN inspectors unfettered access to areas those inspectors thought might have... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... A general election to the Storting, the parliament of Norway, was held on 15 September 1997. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... The issue of Iraqs disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq comply with UN Resolutions requiring UN inspectors unfettered access to areas those inspectors thought might have... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² Ethnicity: 97. ... Devolution or home rule is the granting of powers from central government to government at regional or local level. ... The National Assembly is the name of either a legislature, or the lower house of a bicameral legislature in some countries. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... The Guelb El-Kebir massacre took place in a small town near Beni Slimane (Medea, Algeria; see map) on the night of the 19-20 September 1997. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... The Islamic Salvation Front (Arabic: الجبهة الإسلامية للإنقاذ, al-Jabhah al-Islāmiyah lil-Inqādh) (French: Front Islamique du Salut) is an outlawed Islamist political party in Algeria. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... At the village of Bentalha, west of Algiers (Algeria), on the night of September 22-23, 1997, more than 200 villagers were killed by armed guerrillas. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... The issue of Iraqs disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq comply with UN Resolutions requiring UN inspectors unfettered access to areas those inspectors thought might have... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ...

October

October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... Kansai Telecasting Corporation (abbreviation: KTV, Japanese: 関西テレビ放送株式会社, Kansai-terebi-hōsō-kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese TV station in Osaka. ... Kita (北区; -ku) is a ward of the city of Osaka in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. ... Osaka Castle (ÅŒsaka-jō) Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station The Osaka Tower (TsÅ«tenkaku) Azumanga Daioh. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease of cattle, which infects by a mechanism that shocked biologists on its discovery in late 20th century and appears transmissible to humans. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... Promise Keepers is an international Christian organization based in Denver, Colorado USA that describes itself as dedicated to introducing men to Jesus as their Savior and Lord, then helping them to grow in their personal Christian faith. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... The Sidi Daoud massacre took place outside the village of Sidi Daoud near Sig in western Algeria on the night of 12 October 1997. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... Squadron Leader Andy Green (born 1962), a British RAF pilot, is the current holder of the land speed record and the first person to break the sound barrier on land. ... 1970 land speed record being set at Bonneville Salt Flats by Gary Gabelich Land Speed Records 1898-2002 The information below is for self-propelled wheeled vehicles travelling over open ground. ... ThrustSSC (SuperSonic Car) is a British designed and built jet propelled car developed by Richard Noble and Ron Ayers, which holds the world land speed record. ... Richard Noble, OBE (born March 6, 1946) was a holder of the land speed record, and was the project director of the ThrustSSC, which currently holds the land speed record. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... The New York Stock Exchange The stock market is the market for the trading of company stock, both those securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately. ... Black Monday (1987) on the Dow Jones A stock market crash is a sudden dramatic loss of value of shares of stock in corporations. ... The word economy can refer to any of several things: The economy of the world — see world economy The economy of a country — see economics and economic system Economy is financial soundness or affordability. ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of several stock market indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company founder Charles Dow. ... Dow Jones (19 July 1987 through 19 January 1988) FTSE 100 Index (19 July 1987 through 19 January 1988) Black Monday is the name ascribed to Monday October 19, 1987. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {pdf}) during the 1990s. ... The October 27, 1997 mini-crash is the name of a global stock market crash that was caused by an economic crisis scare in Asia. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... A bull market is a financial market where prices of instruments (e. ... The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of several stock market indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company founder Charles Dow. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {pdf}) during the 1990s. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... The issue of Iraqs disarmament reached a crisis in 2002-2003, when George W. Bush demanded a complete end to alleged Iraqi production and use of weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq comply with UN Resolutions requiring UN inspectors unfettered access to areas those inspectors thought might have... The U-2 is a single-seat, single-engine, high-altitude Surveillance aircraft flown by the United States Air Force. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Louise Woodward (born 28 February 1978) was a British au pair implicated in the baby-shaking death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen, and was convicted of second degree murder on October 30, 1997. ... Shaken baby syndrome describes a variety of outcomes that may occur as a result of violently shaking or hitting the head of a small child. ...

November

November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... For a time, WorldCom (WCOM) was the United States second largest long distance phone company (AT&T was the largest). ... For the corporation that has used the MCI brand name since 1998, and operated under the MCI name since 2003, see WorldCom. ... For a time, WorldCom (WCOM) was the United States second largest long distance phone company (AT&T was the largest). ... Fairfax is an independent city located within the confines of Fairfax County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Mir Amir Kansi (also known as Mir Amir Kasi) (February 10, 1964 -- November 14, 2002) was a Pakistani citizen who shot five people in their cars as they were turning towards the entrance to US CIA headquarters on January 25, 1993. ... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Mary Patricia McAleese (Irish name Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa) (born 27 June 1951) is the eighth, and current, President of Ireland. ... The President of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland. ... Pentium logo, with MMX enhancement The Pentium is a fifth-generation x86 architecture microprocessor by Intel which first shipped on March 22, 1993. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Ramzi Ahmed Yousef or Ramzi Mohammed Yousef (also transliterated as Ramzi Yusuf, Ramzi Youssef) (Arabic: رمزى يوسف ), birth name possibly Abdul Basit Karim,(Arabic: عبد الباسط كريم ). He is believed to have been one of the masterminds behind the first World Trade Center attack and a number of other terrorist attacks. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The aftermath of the bombing. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Wei Jingsheng Wei Jingsheng (魏京生) (May 20, 1950 - ) is an activist in the Chinese democracy movement most prominent for authoring the document the Fifth Modernization. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... The River Nile at Luxor Street market in Luxor See also the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt. ...   Islam[?] (Arabic: الإسلام al-islām) the submission to God is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions, and the worlds second largest religion. ... Categories: Ancient Egypt stubs | Ancient Egypt | Egypt | Geography of Egypt ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Carlisle is a city located in Warren County and Polk County, Iowa. ... In 1997 Bobbi McCaughey gave birth to septuplets on 19th of NOvemeber, all of which who lived. ... Identical Triplet Sisters A multiple birth results when more than one human baby is born from a single pregnancy. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sun Country 727 The Boeing 727 was, for a very long time, the most popular jet-liner in the world. ... For other uses of the word, see Madeira (disambiguation) Madeira Islands location. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... The largest of the Souhane massacres took place in the small mountain town of Souhane (about 25 km south of Algiers, between Larbaa and Tablat) on the 20-21 August 1997. ...

December

December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada location. ... A treaty is a binding agreement under international law concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations. ... U.S. Army soldier removes fuse from a Russian-made mine to clear a minefield outside of Fallujah, Iraq. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... The Sid El-Antri massacre took place on the night of 23- 24 December 1997 in two small villages near Tiaret, Algeria. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... In general, a loyalist is an individual who is loyal to the powers that be. ... Billy Wright (1960 - December 27, 1997) was a Northern Irish terrorist, a member of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and leader of the extremist Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF). ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... Her Majestys Prison (HMP) Maze (known colloqually as The Maze) is a disused prison sited at the former RAF station at Long Kesh (it is still called Long Kesh by many Irish Republicans) near Lisburn, nine miles outside Belfast, in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Binomial name Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) A chicken (Gallus gallus) is a type of domesticated bird which is often raised as a type of poultry. ... Negatively stained flu virions. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... The Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 30 December 1997 were probably the single bloodiest day of killing in the Algerian conflict of the 1990s. ... Relizane is a wilaya of Algeria. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Opryland USA was a theme park located in suburban Nashville, Tennessee. ... Theme Park Theme Park is a simulation computer game designed by Bullfrog Productions, released in 1994, in which the player designs and operates an amusement park. ... The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen (D) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ...

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

City nickname: The Magic City, The American Riviera, The Sixth Borough Location Location of Miami in the State of Florida Government County Miami-Dade Mayor Manuel “Manny” Diaz (R) Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 54 km²      35. ... A weblog (now more commonly known as a blog) is a web-based publication consisting primarily of periodic articles (normally, but not always, in reverse chronological order). ... Jorn Barger in 2005 Jorn Barger (born 1953 in Yellow Springs, Ohio) is a United States blogger, best known today as editor of Robot Wisdom, an influential early weblog. ... Prius redirects here. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

Fictional Events

August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... This article or section should be merged with End times and Last judgment The Last Judgement - Tympanum sculpture at the Abbey Church of Ste-Foy, Conques-en-Rouergue, France In Christian eschatology, the Last Judgement is the ethical-judicial trial, judgement, and punishment/reward of individual humans (assignment to heaven... Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American actor, politician, bodybuilder, and businessman, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ...

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January-May

January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sheldon Leonard (February 22, 1907 – January 10, 1997) was a pioneering film and television producer, director, writer, and actor. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Clyde William Tombaugh (February 4, 1906 – January 17, 1997) was an American astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto in 1930. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... James Dickey (February 2, 1923 - January 19, 1997) was a popular United States poet and novelist. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Curt Flood (January 18, 1938–January 20, 1997) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tom Parker Tom Parker Tom Parker is an entrepreneur and world renouwned computer security analyst who, alongside his work providing integral security services for some of the worlds largest organizations, is widely known for his vulnerability research on a wide range of platforms and commercial products. ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Herb Caen (April 3, 1916 – February 1, 1997) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist working in San Francisco. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chico Science (Francisco de Assis França) was a Brazilian singer and composer. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Honourable Pamela Beryl Digby (20 March 1920–5 February 1997) was a celebrated courtesan, diplomat and celebrity. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Don Porter (Born: September 24, 1912 - Died: February 11, 1997) was an american actor who appeared in a number of films in the 1940s, including Top Sergeant and Eagle Squadron, but is perhaps best known for his role as the widowed father of Gidget. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Deng Xiaoping Deng Xiaoping   listen[?] (Simplified Chinese: 邓小平; Traditional Chinese: 鄧小平; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Teng Hsiao-ping; August 22, 1904—February 19, 1997) was a revolutionary elder in the Communist Party of China (CPC) who served as the de facto ruler of the Peoples Republic of China from the late... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Edmond YU goes to FSHS and is a fken FAGGOT! he finks he is SOOO good and should go get a life. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 - March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (1946) of nuclear magnetic resonance in liquids and in solids. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... Martin Kippenberger (born 25 February 1953 in Dortmund, died 7 March 1997 in Vienna), was an influential German artist whose penchant for mischievousness made him the focus of a generation of German enfants terrible including Markus and Albert Oehlen, Georg Herold, Dieter Göls, and Gunter Förg. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Christopher Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), also known as Biggie Smalls (after a stylish gangster in 1975s Lets Do it Again) and Frank White (from King of New York), but best known as The Notorious B.I.G (Business Instead of Game and, since his death... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... La Vern Baker (1929-1997) was an American R&B singer, famous for songs like Tweedlee Dee. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907—March 14, 1997) was a noted film director. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Willem de Koonings Woman V (1952-53) Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904-March 19, 1997) an abstract expressionist painter was born in Rotterdam in The Netherlands. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Tony Zale (May 29, 1913 - March 20, 1997) (real name Anthony Florian Zaleski), the man of steel was an American boxer. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Allen Ginsberg, far left, at Airport Frankfurt, Germany Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Paterson, New Jersey. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Georgi Stepanovich Shonin (Russian: Георгий Степанович Шонин; August 3, 1935 – April 7, 1997) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 6 space mission. ... Luis Aloma Barba (July 23, 1923 - April 7, 1997), nicknamed Witto, was a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox from 1950 to 1953. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... This article needs cleanup. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Walter Gotell (March 15, 1924 - May 5, 1997) was a German actor famous for his role as General Gogol in the Bond films. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Harry Blackstone, Jr. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... James Lee Byars (1932–23 May 1997) was a modern artist specializing in installation sculpture and in performance art. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Edward Mulhare (April 8, 1923 - May 24, 1997) was a popular television leading man from 1956 to 1995. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997) was an American singer-songwriter. ...

June-August

June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Dennis James standing in front of Any Number, one of The Price Is Rights pricing games. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Gérard Pelletier, PC, CC (June 21, 1919 - June 22, 1997) worked as a journalist for Le Devoir, a French-language newspaper in Montreal, Quebec. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 - June 24, 1997) was an American stage, film and television actor. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Israel Braddah Iz Kamakawiwo‘ole (May 20, 1959–June 26, 1997) was the most popular entertainer and singer in Hawai‘i until his death at the age of 38. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Some entries on this page have been duplicated on August 1. ... Elva Ruby Connes (October 5, 1907–June 28, 1997), who recorded under the name Mrs. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... Jimmy Stewart, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 James Maitland Jimmy Stewart (May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh – July 2, 1997) was an American film actor beloved for his persona as an average guy who faces adversity and tries to do the right thing, an image which was... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Charles Kuralt (10 September 1934 – 4 July 1997) was an award-winning American journalist. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was a fashion designer and occasional photographer from Calabria, in southern Italy. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... John Akii-Bua (December 3, 1949 - June 20, 1997) was a Ugandan hurdler and the first Olympic champion from his country. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Chuhei Nambu (May 27, 1904 - July 23, 1997) was a Japanese athlete. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... William J. Brennan, Jr. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... William S. Burroughs William Seward Burroughs (February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, essayist, social critic and spoken word performer. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Fela Anikulapo Kuti (b. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Jeanne Calment Jeanne Louise Calment (February 21, 1875 – August 4, 1997) had the longest confirmed lifespan (122 years and 164 days) for any human being in history. ... A supercentenarian (sometimes hyphenated super-centenarian) is someone who has reached the age of 110 years or more, something achieved by only one in a thousand centenarians (0. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Святосла́в Теофи́лович Ри́хтер) (March 20, 1915 – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist of German extraction. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Conlon Nancarrow (October 27, 1912 - August 10, 1997) was an American composer who took Mexican citizenship in 1955. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Luther Allison (August 17, 1939–August 12, 1997) was an American blues guitarist. ... Hey. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Louis Essen (September 6, 1908 – August 24, 1997) was an English physicist whose most notable achievements were in the precise measurement of time and the determination of the speed of light. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining, as the final day of August. ... Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed (April 15, 1955 - August 31, 1997) was the son of Mohamed Al-Fayed, owner of the British department store Harrods and the Hôtel Ritz Paris. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

September-December

September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... Sir Rudolph Bing Sir Rudolph Bing (January 9, 1902 – September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born operatic impresario. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Sir Georg Solti (October 21, 1912 - September 5, 1997) was a well-known orchestral and operatic conductor, who was still actively engaged in performing right up until his death. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, OM (August 27, 1910 – September 5, 1997) was an Albanian Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Meredith in 1972s Probe Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Bernard Richard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American comedian born in Vincennes, Indiana who started in vaudeville as a teenager, worked his way up to Broadway shows, secondary roles in MGM movies, radio performances and finally popularity in the early days of TV. His eponymous... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Rich Mullins Richard Wayne Mullins (October 21, 1955 – September 19, 1997) was an American singer/songwriter born in Richmond, Indiana. ... With Footnotes 2nd Chapter of Acts (1974) Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM) is a somewhat outdated term originally used in the 1970s to describe a new form of pop/rock music that was lyrically based in the Christian faith. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years). ... Jean René Désiré Françaix (May 23, 1912 – September 25, 1997) was a French neoclassical composer, pianist, and orchestrator, known for his prolific output and vibrant style. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... Jerome H. Lemelson (born July 18, 1923 Staten Island, New York, died October 1, 1997) was a prolific American inventor and patent holder with over 550 patents, making him one of the centurys five most prolific inventors. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... Gunpei Yokoi, also seen as Gumpei Yokoi (横井 軍平 Yokoi Gunpei, September 10, 1940 - October 4, 1997) was one of the most important figures in the history of the video game company Nintendo. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... Adrienne Hill (born Plymouth; died 6 October 1997) is a British actress. ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... John Denver John Denver (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Don Messick (September 7, 1926 - October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, one of the most prolific voice actors of the second half of the 20th century. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... Anton Szandor LaVey (11 April 1930 - 29 October 1997), born Howard Stanton Levey, was the founder and High Priest of the Church of Satan, author of The Satanic Bible, and creator of the religion known as as LaVeyan Satanism. ... Church of Satan The Church of Satan is an organization that promotes Satanism as strictly defined by The Satanic Bible, written in 1969 by Anton Szandor LaVey. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Sir Isaiah Berlin Sir Isaiah Berlin (June 6, 1909 – November 5, 1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas, regarded as one of the leading liberal thinkers of the 20th century. ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Rodney Milburn, Jr. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... John Wimber (born February 25, 1934 in Kirksville, Missouri, died November 17, 1997) was the founder of the Vineyard Movement. ... The Vineyard Movement is a combination renewal and church planting movement which can also be considered a Christian denomination. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert (Wilfred Levick) Simpson (March 2, 1921 - December 21, 1997) was an English musicologist and composer best known for his symphonies and string quartets. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This photo of Michael Hutchence shows his trademark stubbly face and long, wavy hair that typified his appearance throughout his time with INXS. Michael Kelland John Hutchence (January 22, 1960–November 22, 1997) was the lead singer of the Australian rock band, INXS. He was born in Sydney, but was... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Monique Andrée Serf (June 9, 1930 - November 25, 1997) was a popular singer best known under the stage name of Barbara. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... Kathy Acker Kathy Acker (born April 18, 1947 in Manhattan and died November 30, 1997 in Tijuana, Mexico) is a postmodern and sex-positive feminist writer; her first work appeared in print as part of the burgeoning New York literary underground of the mid 1970s, where she also worked for... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chris Farley in a scene from Black Sheep Christopher Crosby Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American actor and comedian, best known as one of the cast members of the popular Saturday Night Live television series. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Norman Schramm was an astrophysicist. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Billy Wright (1960 - December 27, 1997) was a Northern Irish terrorist, a member of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and leader of the extremist Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF). ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Laurence Henry Hicks (1912-1997) was an Australian composer. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ...

Nobel Prizes

Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Steven Chu (Traditional Chinese: 朱棣文; Pinyin: ) (born February 28, 1948 in St. ... Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (born April 1, French physicist working at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France, where he has also studied physics. ... Categories: Stub | 1948 births | Nobel Prize in Physics winners ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Paul Delos Boyer (born July 31, 1918) is an American biochemist. ... John Ernest Walker (born January 7, 1941) is an English chemist. ... Jens Christian Skou (born October 8, 1918) is a Danish chemist and Nobel laureate. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... Stanley B. Prusiner, M.D. is a Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry at the University of California, San Francisco. ... The Nobel Prize in literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual work, though individual works are sometimes... Dario Fo Dario Fo (born March 24, 1926), is an Italian satirist playwright, theater director and composer. ... The building of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo. ... This article is about the Nobel prize winner. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (in Swedish Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is a prize awarded each year for oustanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... This article is about the economist. ... Myron S. Scholes (born July 1, 1941) is one of the authors of the famous Black-Scholes equation. ...

Templeton Prize

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Following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 1997; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year.
The top ten films of 1997 as of January 26, 2006 (U.S. and Canada), January 26, 2006 (UK) and January 26, 2006 (Australia) are as follows:
In total, three films released in 1997 grossed more than $400 million, reaching international blockbuster motion picture status.
December 1997 (859 words)
On December 31 Mohammad Rafiq Tarar is elected new president, with 374 votes in the 476-member electoral college.
A runoff between Milutinovic and Seselj is held on December 21.
On December 18 a new cabinet is formed with Mohamed Lemine Ould Guig as prime minister and Mohamed El Hacen Ould Lebatt as foreign minister.
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