The Year 1997

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    The Year 1997

  • Cody Simpson was born!

    Cody Simpson was born!
    Cody Robert Simpson was born on the 11 January 1997. He is an Australian pop singer-songwriter from Gold Coast, Queensland, who is currently signed to US record label Atlantic Records.[2]
  • Chole Moretz was born

    Chole Moretz was born
    Chole is a well known actress with her most famous movies being; Kick-Ass, The Amityville Horror and Big Momma's House 2. She was born in Georgia, USA and has 4 older brothers.
  • I was born!

    I was born!
    I was born at Auckland Woman's Hospital in New Zealand at 3:30pm. I was 2 months early, as I was only supposed to be born on the 13th of May so I was a bit of a shock for my parents!
  • Joel Madden's Birthday

    Joel Madden's Birthday
    Joel Madden born on the 11th of March 1979. He is a musician in the band 'Good Charlotte.' He has a twin brother Benjii Madden also born on the 11th of March 1979 who is the guitarist in 'Good Charlotte.' He was born in Waldorf, USA.
  • Paul McCartney Knighted

    Paul McCartney Knighted
    On this day in 1997, Paul McCartney, a former member of the most successful rock band in history, The Beatles, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his "services to music." The 54-year-old lad from Liverpool became Sir Paul in a centuries-old ceremony of pomp and solemnity at Buckingham Palace in central London.
  • Academy Awards Presented for 1996

    Academy Awards Presented for 1996
    The 69th Academy Awards were dominated by movies produced by independent studios, financed outside of mainstream Hollywood, leading to 1996 being dubbed "The Year of the Independents". The big winner at the ceremony was Anthony Minghella's 'The English Patient', which had received 12 nominations and won 9 awards including Best Picture.
  • Morgan Baker was born!

    Morgan Baker was born!
    Morgan Baker was born on the 11 May 1997. He is an Australian child actor. He has been playing Callum Jones on the soap opera Neighbours since June 2008 when he was only 11 years old. Baker has appeared in TV commercials since he was in kindergarten and has appeared in several t.v-movies, films and TV series including The Society Murders, Underbelly and The King.
  • 'The Castle' released!

    'The Castle' released!
    The Castle is a 1997 Australian comedy film directed by Rob Sitch. It starred Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Sophie Lee, Eric Bana and Charles 'Bud' Tingwell. The Castle was filmed in 11 days on a budget of approximately A$19,000. The film gained widespread acclaim in Australia and New Zealand, but was not widely distributed globally. It grossed A$10,326,428 at the box office in Australia and was Eric Bana's first film.
  • Bella Thorne was born

    Bella Thorne was born
    Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne was born on October 8, 1997. She is an American teen actress, dancer, singer, and model. She is a child model and actor with appearances in more than 20 films and television series and more than 60 commercials, she is best known for her role as the aspiring young dancer, CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up!
  • Male & Female Athlete of the Year Awarded

    Male & Female Athlete of the Year Awarded
    Tiger Woods won Male Athlete of the Year for all his success in golf and Tennis star, Martina Hingis won Female Athlete of the year.