Royal Rumble (1997) was the tenth annual Royal Rumble. It was presented by Starburst Fruit Twists and took place on January 19, 1997 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The attendance of 60,525 is the highest recorded in the Royal Rumble's history. The main event was between Shawn Michaels and Sycho Sid for the WWF Championship. The main matches on the undercard were the Royal Rumble match, which Stone Cold Steve Austin won after last eliminating Bret Hart, Vader versus The Undertaker, and Hunter Hearst Helmsley versus Goldust for the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
SummerSlam (1997) was the tenth annual SummerSlam and the third presented by Stridex. It took place on August 3, 1997 at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The featured rivalry heading into the event involved WWF champion The Undertaker and Bret Hart. On the July 7 episode of Raw is War at Edmonton, Alberta, Hart was announced as the number one contender for the WWF title. In an interview with Vince McMahon, Hart said that if he did not win the title at Summerslam, he would not wrestle on American soil again.
Live at Reading Festival, UK, 1997-08-24 So What (Anti-Nowhere League cover), Master of Puppets (Short Version), King Nothing, Sad But True, Fuel, Hero of the Day, Ain't My Bitch, One, Until It Sleeps, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Wherever I May Roam, Nothing Else Matters, Enter Sandman, Stone Cold Crazy (Queen cover), Creeping Death, Battery, Last Caress (Misfits cover), Motorbreath
A child escapes the Nazi raids in the ghetto of Rome. He finds refuge in a cinema.
There’s someone for everyone out there, no matter what ya game is.
Survivor Series (1997) was the eleventh annual Survivor Series.. It was the third consecutive Survivor Series presented by Milton Bradley's Karate Fighters, and took place on November 9, 1997 at the Molson Centre in Montreal, Quebec. The tagline "Gang Rulz" refers to the various wrestling stables that feuded with each other coming to this event. The main event was a standard wrestling match for the WWF Championship, in which Bret Hart defended the title against Shawn Michaels. It would be the last of three WWF Championship matches between the two, who had previously headlined the 1992 Survivor Series and WrestleMania XII together. The infamous "Montreal Screwjob" occurred during this event.
An 8-year-old girl named Peach makes a wish and wakes up to find herself transformed into an 18-year-old woman.
Radiohead at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival on the main stage in, Somerset, England. 28th June 1997 Tracklist: 01 Lucky 02 My Iron Lung 03 Exit Music (For a Film) 04 The Bends 05 Paranoid Android 06 Karma Police 07 Creep 08 No Surprises 09 Just 10 Fake Plastic Trees 11 High and Dry 12 Street Spirit (Fade Out) Re-broadcast on BBC4, 20th December 2010
Barely Legal was the first professional wrestling PPV event held by Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). It took place on April 13, 1997, at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The main event was a single's match for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship witch Raven defending against the winner of a Three Way dance (triple threat match) between The Sandman, Terry Funk, and Stevie Richards. Other matches includes Sabu vs Taz, Shance Douglas defending the ECW World Television Championship against Pitbull #2, a six-man tag team match featuring The Great Sasuka, Gran Hamada, & Masato Yakushiji vs bWo Japan (Taka Michinoku, Terry Boy, & Dick Togo), Rob Van Dam vs Lance Storm, and The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) vs The Dudley Boyz.
Souled Out 1997, and also known as nWo Souled Out, took place on January 25, 1997 from the Five Seasons Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This was an nWo sponsored PPV, all of the matches were nWo versus WCW. WCW president/nWo member Eric Bischoff and Ted DiBiase provided commentary. The nWo referee, Nick Patrick, officiated all the matches. No WCW wrestler was allowed to have theme music while the appropriate nWo theme songs played for the various members of the group. The main event featured WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan defending the title against The Giant. Eddie Guerrero defended the WCW United States Championship against Syxx in a Ladder match, The Outsiders defended the WCW World Tag Team Titles against the Steiner Brothers, Scott Norton faced Diamond Dallas Page, Buff Bagwell fought Scotty Riggs, Jeff Jarrett wrestled Mr. Wallstreet, Big Bubba Rogers took on Hugh Morrus, and Chris Jericho competed against Masahiro Chono.
1997 Forever is a snowboard odysse which has been 20 years in the making with music written specially for the 43 minutes of pure snowboard magic on screen.
Taking Liberties Since 1997is a documentary film about the erosion of civil liberties in the United Kingdom and increase of surveillance under the government of Tony Blair. It was released in the UK on 8th June 2007. The director, Chris Atkins, said on 1 May that he wanted to expose "the Orwellian state" that now threatened Britain as a result of Mr Blair's policies.
In March 2009, the music video for Armin van Buuren's collaboration with Sharon den Adel, 'In & Out Of Love' received the Award for 'Best Music Video' at the International Dance Music Awards in Miami. A big feat in Armin van Buuren's impressive career. What made this extra special, was the amount of views the track received on YouTube. With more than 33 million views, 'In & Out Of Love' is the most viewed video all time on the Dutch YouTube, in all categories. But the rest of this number one DJ's catalogue of music videos is at least as impressive as this mega-hit. With almost 15 years of music involvement and an ever-growing passion for music that's been there from childhood, Armin van Buuren built himself a solid discography. 'Blue Fear', 'Shivers', 'Yet Another Day', 'Serenity', 'Sail' and 'Never Say Never', to name a few.
Arsenal, under the management of Arsene Wenger, managed to claw their way to the title after being completely out of the championship race before Christmas. In winning the double in style, the 'Gunners' may finally have lost their 'Boring, Boring Arsenal' tag, thanks to Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Viera, Emmanuel Petit, Nicholas Anelka and Marc Overmars. All the highlights are included here, alongside interviews with Petit, Vieira and Wenger.
Spring Stampede 1997 took place on April 6, 1997 from the Tupelo Coliseum in Tupelo, Mississippi. The main event was a No DQ match between Randy Savage and Diamond Dallas Page as well as a Number One Contender 4 Corners match was held between The Giant, Lex Luger, Booker T & Stevie Ray. A WCW World Tag Team Championship match was held btween Kevin Nash & Rick Steiner. Scott Hall no showed the event and Scott Steiner was "arrested" earlier in the evening. Other matches included Chris Benoit challenging Dean Malenko for his WCW United States Championship, Public Enemy versus Steve McMichael & Jeff Jarrett, Prince Iaukea defending the WCW World Television Championship against Lord Steven Regal, Akira Hokuto defending the WCW Women's Championship against Madusa, and Ultimo Dragon versus Rey Mysterio, Jr.
King of the Ring (1997) was the fifth annual King of the Ring. It was presented by Super Soaker and took place on June 8, 1997 at the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The main event was a standard wrestling match for the WWF Championship. The Undertaker fought Faarooq for the title. The undercard featured the 1997 King of the Ring tournament.