An 8-year-old girl named Peach makes a wish and wakes up to find herself transformed into an 18-year-old woman.
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.
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.
Starrcade (1997) was the fifteenth annual Starrcade PPV event. It was the tenth Starrcade event produced by WCW, and took place on December 28, 1997 from the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. The main event was between Hollywood Hogan and Sting for the World Heavyweight Championship, with Hogan representing the nWo and Sting representing World Championship Wrestling. The match culminated a year-long buildup of their feud. Other matches included Larry Zbyszko and Eric Bischoff for the control of WCW Monday Nitro, and Curt Hennig and Diamond Dallas Page for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship. Under card matches included Buff Bagwell vs Lex Luger, Chris Benoit vs Saturn, Bill Goldberg vs Steve McMichael, Eddie Guerrero defending the WCW Cruiserweight Championship against Dean Malenko, and a Six-Man Tag Team match between Scott Norton, Vincent, & Randy Savage versus The Steiner Brothers & Ray Traylor.
Hardcore Heaven 1997 took place on August 17, 1997 at the War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It was the first Hardcore Heaven to be broadcast on pay-per-view. The main event was Sabu defending the ECW World Heavyweight Championship against Terry Funk and Shane Douglase in a Three-Way Dance. Also on the card was Tommy Dreamer vs Jerry Lawler, Al Snow vs Rob Van Dam, Spike Dudley vs Bam Bam Bigelow, Taz defending the ECW World Television Championship against Chris Candido, and 2 ECW World Tag Team Championship title defenses in the same evening featuring the three teams of The Dudley Boyz, The Gangstas, and PG-13.
A child escapes the Nazi raids in the ghetto of Rome. He finds refuge in a cinema.
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.
Uncensored 1997 took place on March 16, 1997 from the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, South Carolina. The concept of Uncensored was that each match on the card was ostensibly unsanctioned, meaning they were not subject to the normal rules of WCW-sanctioned wrestling matches. The main event was Team nWo (Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Hollywood Hogan & Randy Savage) versus Team Piper (Roddy Piper, Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael & Jeff Jarrett) versus Team WCW (Lec Luger, The Giant & Scott Steiner) in a Triangle Elimination Match. Also at the event, Prince Iaukea defended the WCW World Televsion Championship against Rey Mysterio, Jr. (again), Public Enemy wrestled Harlem Heat in a Texas Tornado match, Buff Bagwell faced Scotty Rigs in a Strap match, Glacier fought Mortis, Psychosis was matched against Ultimo Dragon, and Eddie Gurrero defended the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship against Dean Malenko.
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
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.
Slamboree 1997 took place on May 18, 1997 from the Independence Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. The main event featured Ric Flair teaming with Roddy Piper and Kevin Greene to take on the nWo (Kevin Nash, Scott Hall & Syxx). Other matches included Steve McMichael vs Reggie White, Konnan & Hugh Morrus vs The Steiner Brothers, Meng vs Chris Benoit in a Death match, Dean Malenko defending the WCW United States Championship against Jeff Jarrett, Glacier vs Mortis, Rey Mysterio, Jr. vs Yuji Yasuraoka, Luna Vachon vs Madusa, and Lord Steven Regal vs Ultimo Dragon for the WCW World Television Championship.
Halloween Havoc 1997 took place on October 26, 1997 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two main events were Hollywood Hogan versus Roddy Piper in a Steel Cage match and Randy Savage versus Diamond Dallas Page in a Las Vegas Sudden Death match. Other matches included Scott Hall versus Lex Luger with Larry Zbyszko as the special guest referee, Curt Hennig defending the WCW United States Championship against Ric Flair, Jacqueline vs Disco Inferno, Steve McMichael vs Alex Wright, Rey Mysterio, Jr. vs Eddie Guerrero in a Mask vs. Title match, Chris Jericho vs Gedo, and Ultimo Dragon vs Yuji Nagata.
The year was 1997. Bill Clinton was president of the United States, pop groups like The Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls were dominating the music charts, and WWE was experiencing an era of great transformation. It was the birth of attitude and WWE was pushing the limits of entertainment like never before. For the first time ever, Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, Ron Simmons, The Godfather, and Kane, sit together with host Renee Young and share their behind-the-scenes experiences during those unforgettable years in WWE history. Witness the rise of Stone Cold Steve Austin, the birth of D-Generation X, the summer of The Hart Foundation, and how The Attitude Era was created with one pivotal year in WWE history. Welcome to 1997: Dawn of the Attitude.
Road Wild 1997 took place on August 9, 1997 from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. The main event was Lex Luger defending the WCW World Heavyweight Championship against Hollywood Hogan. Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defended their WCW World Tag Team Championships against The Steiner Brothers, Randy Savage took on The Giant, Diamond Dallas Page faced Curt Hennig, Ric Flair wrestled Syxx, Alex Wright defended the WCW Cruiserweight Championship against Chris Jericho, Steve McMichael & Chris Benoit squared off against Jeff Jarrett & Dean Malenko in an Elimination match, a Mexican Death match took place between Konnan and Rey Mysterio, Jr., and Harlem Heat faced Vicious and Delicious (Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton).
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.
There’s someone for everyone out there, no matter what ya game is.
Fall Brawl 1997: War Games took place on September 14, 1997 from the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The main event was The Four Horsemen (Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael, Ric Flair & Curt Hennig) versus the nWo (Buff Bagwell, Kevin Nash, Syxx & Konnan) in a WarGames match. Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page fought Scott Hall & Randy Savage in a No DQ match, Scott Norton faced The Giant, Wrath & Mortis fought The Faces of Fear, Dean Malenko wrestled Jeff Jarrett, Alex Wright defended his WCW World Television Championship against Ultimo Dragon, The Steiner Brothers tagged against Harlem Heat, and Chris Jericho defended the WCW Cruiserweight Championship against Eddie Guerrero.
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.
Date: 1997, February 22 Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 1,400 Tables and Ladders Match for the ECW World Tag Team Championship The Eliminators (Kronus and Saturn) (c) vs. Rob Van Dam and Sabu Chris Chetti vs. Little Guido Balls Mahoney vs. Big Stevie Cool Axl Rotten vs. Spike Dudley The Dudleys (Buh Buh Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) vs. The Gangstas (New Jack and Mustapha Saed) Taz vs. Tracy Smothers Raven and Brian Lee vs. Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer Chris Candido vs. Sabu
Set in the 1990's, the drama centers around a female high school student Shi Won, who idolizes boyband H.O.T and her 5 high school friends in Busan. As the timeline moves back and forth between their past as 18-year-old high schoolers in 1997 and their present as 33-year-olds at their high school reunion dinner in 2012, where one couple will announce that they're getting married.
Brass Eye is a UK television series of satirical news magazines. A series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, and a further episode in 2001. The series was created by Chris Morris, and written by Morris, David Quantick, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussmann, Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan. The series was directed by Michael Cumming. It was a sequel to Morris's earlier spoof news programmes On the Hour and The Day Today. It satirised media portrayal of social ills, in particular sensationalism and creation of moral panics. The series starred Morris's The Day Today colleague Doon MacKichan and Gina McKee, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg, Julia Davis and Kevin Eldon.
Generation Y, meet Generation X: on the heels of the success of Answer Me 1997, ‘90s nostalgia continues with a series set in 1994. Journey with a group of high schoolers as they discover the now legendary—then new—K-pop group Seo Taiji and the Boys, as well as the Korean Basketball League, "new" technology, and grungy fashion trends. Sometimes you’ve just got to look to your past in order to appreciate the present. Every generation is sure to find something to love in this field trip back into time!
The epic tale of the idealistic young knight Ivanhoe and his battle against the evil Templar Bois-Guilbert. Caught between the rivalries and religious struggles are Ivanhoe's betrothed Rowena and the brave, beautiful Jewess healer Rebecca, who wins Ivanhoe's heart with her courage. This grand six-part adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's rousing adventure of the Middle Ages is set against the historical backdrop of a Britain straining under the corrupt rule of Prince John while Richard the Lionhearted fights in the Crusades.
A corpse is found in an ice house ten years after Phoebe's husband went missing. The police seem determined to accuse Phoebe, to the delight of the villagers.
House of Frankenstein is a 1997 television miniseries that revived Universal's classic threesome, the vampire, Frankenstein's monster and the werewolf. Starring Adrian Pasdar, Greg Wise and Teri Polo. First aired on November 2, 1997 on NBC.