1997

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This article is about the year 1997. For the number, see 1997 (number). For handover of Hong Kong, see Transfer of the sovereignty of Hong Kong. For the band, see 1997 (band).
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1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1997th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 997th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1990s decade.

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

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  • The Toyota Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production, is unveiled in Japan on October 24, and goes on sale in Japan on December 9. It comes to U.S. showrooms on July 11, 2000.[2]

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  1. "DocGuide". DocGuide. Retrieved 2015-11-25. 
  2. Alex Taylor III (2006-02-24). "The Birth of the Prius - March 6, 2006". Money.cnn.com. Retrieved 2011-11-08.