2017 (MMXVII) is a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) 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.
Real World Events
- Actor John Hurt passes away.
- Actor Bill Paxton passes away.
- The anthology novel Aliens: Bug Hunt is released.
- Alien Day 2017.
- Issue #1 of the comic series Aliens: Dead Orbit is released.
- The comic Prometheus: Life and Death - Final Conflict is released.
- The audio drama Alien: River of Pain is released.
- The VR experience Alien: Covenant in Utero is released.
- The world premiere of Alien: Covenant is held in London.
- Alien: Covenant is released into theaters.
- The novelization Alien: Covenant, written by Alan Dean Foster, is released.
- The audiobook of Alien: Covenant is released.
- The book The Art and Making of Alien: Covenant is released.
- The book Alien: Covenant: The Official Collector's Edition is released.
- Actor Sonny Landham passes away.
- Actor Harry Dean Stanton passes away.