1997 in Malaysia is the fortieth anniversary of Malaysia's independence.

Incumbents

Federal level

State level

Events

January

February

March

April=

May

June

July

August

September

October

  • 6 October – The Malaysian Exchange of Securities Dealing & Automated Quotation (MESDAQ) is launched.
  • 28 October – The Seventh Non-Aligned Summit Meeting G15 is held in Kuala Lumpur.

National Day

Main theme

Akhlak Mulia Masyarakat Jaya

Sports

Births

  • 24 October - Farhanna Qismina, actress
  • Ahmad Ezzrin Loy
  • Badrul Amin Rusalan
  • Fimie Don
  • Mohd Syamer Kutty Bin Abba
  • Mohd Yusri Bin Mohd Farizat
  • Muhamad Rizalul Azuwan Bin Supandri
  • Muhammad Danial Amier Bin Norhisham
  • Muhammad Danial Asyraf Bin Abdullah
  • Muhammad Danish Haziq Bin Saipul Hisham
  • Muhammad Jafri Muhammad Firdaus Chew
  • Muhammad Nazirul Afif Bin Ibrahim
  • Nik Azli Bin Nik Alias
  • Thipanraj a/l Subramaniam

Deaths