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2017 (MMXVII ) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2017th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 17th year of the 3rd millennium, the 17th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2010s decade.

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Ab urbe condita 2770
Armenian calendar 1466
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Bahá'í calendar 173 – 174
Buddhist calendar 2561
Coptic calendar 1733 – 1734
Ethiopian calendar 2009 – 2010
Hebrew calendar 5777 5778
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 - Imperial Year Kōki 2677
(皇紀2677年)
Julian calendar 2062
Korean calendar 4350
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.[1]


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January[edit | edit source]

Mário Soares

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Roman Herzog

Zhou Youguang

John Hurt

Mary Tyler Moore

February[edit | edit source]

Hans Rosling

Peter Mansfield

Mildred Dresselhaus

Kenneth Arrow

Bill Paxton

March[edit | edit source]

René Préval

Derek Walcott

Chuck Berry

David Rockefeller

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Don Rickles

Carme Chacón

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Jonathan Demme

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Mauno Koivisto

Rhodri Morgan

Roger Moore

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Konstantinos Mitsotakis

June[edit | edit source]

Sandra Reemer

Adam West

Helmut Kohl

Quett Masire

Simone Veil

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Pierre Henry

Julia Hartwig

Maryam Mirzakhani

Martin Landau

George Romero

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Nicole Bricq

Glen Campbell

Brian Aldiss

Jerry Lewis

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Nicolaas Bloembergen

Abdul Halim

Jake LaMotta

Hugh Hefner

Ludmila Belousova

October[edit | edit source]

Tom Petty

Albert Zafy

Danielle Darrieux

Fats Domino

Ninian Stephen

November[edit | edit source]

Richard F. Gordon, Jr.

Roy Halladay

Alina Janowska

Charles Manson

David Cassidy

Jim Nabors

December[edit | edit source]

Ali Abdullah Saleh

Michael I

Bernard Francis Law

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