It's almost time for the Golden Globes, where your favorite stars of the silver and small screens collide. In honor of the show's 74th year, we're flashing back two decades — to 1997 — and marveling at what the red carpet looked like back then. A then-married Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards together on Jan. 19 that year when Tom was up for best actor for his work in "Jerry Maguire." For a fun, nostalgic trip down memory lane, keep reading!
Nominated for her work in "Evita," Madonna attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards with then-partner Carlos Leon. She'd given birth to their daughter, Lourdes Leon, the previous year, but the couple would end up splitting a few months after the Globes.
Back in 1997, George Clooney was best known for his work on television, namely on "ER." He was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series that year for his performance on the medical drama and attended the Golden Globes with his girlfriend at the time, Celine Balitran. He was on crutches because of a twisted ankle.
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A 30-year-old Halle Berry attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards as a presenter.
In 1997, Antonio Banderas received a Golden Globe nomination for best actor for his work in "Evita." He attended the ceremony with his then-wife, Melanie Griffith.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards together before they were married. They ended up tying the knot later that year.
Kelly Preston and husband John Travolta made an appearance at the 1997 Golden Globe Awards.
Up for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series for his work on "Frasier" in 1997, Kelsey Grammer attended the Golden Globes with then-girlfriend Camille Donatacci. The two married later that year.
Demi Moore was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1997 for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film for her work in "If These Walls Could Talk." She attended the ceremony with her then-husband, Bruce Willis.
Hank Azaria and Helen Hunt attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards together a few years before they tied the knot. That year, Helen took home a top prize: Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series for her work on "Mad About You."
When Teri Hatcher attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards, she was best known for her starring role on "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman."
Cuba Gooding Jr. was up for best supporting actor at the 1997 Golden Globes for his performance in "Jerry Maguire." He went to the ceremony with his wife, Sara Kapfer. The two separated in 2014.
The late Natasha Richardson attended the 1997 Golden Globes with husband Liam Neeson. Liam was up for Best Actor in a Drama for his work in "Michael Collins" that year.
Courteney Cox walked the red carpet at the Golden Globes in 1997 when "Friends" was nominated for best musical or comedy series.
The then-married Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear attended the Golden Globes together in 1997. Heather was up for Best Actress in a Drama for her performance on "Melrose Place" that year.
Helen Mirren took home the Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film prize at the 1997 Golden Globes for her performance in "Losing Chase."
Back in 1997, Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon attended the Golden Globe Awards together.
Comedian Drew Carey made an appearance at the 1997 Golden Globes.
A few months before they wed, Brooke Shields and Andre Agassi attended the 1997 Golden Globe Awards as a couple. That year, Brooke was up for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series for her work on "Suddenly Susan."