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January – MarchEdit

 
Deng Xiaoping 1904–1997

April – JuneEdit

 
Allen Ginsberg 1926–1997

July – SeptemberEdit

 
Robert Mitchum 1917-1997
 
Jeanne Calment 1875–1997

October – DecemberEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

 
Kofi Annan becomes UN Secretary-General.

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

 
Korean Airlines Flight 801 crashes on Guam.

AprilEdit

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SeptemberEdit

 
Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales on September 6, 1997

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

 
Mary McAleese is chosen as President of Ireland on November 11, 1997.

DecemberEdit

Other significant eventsEdit

  • Algerian Civil War: Hundreds of people are killed in massacres throughout the year.

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