– John Howard became Prime Minster of Australia for the first time.
– After a court battle, the first series of Friends screens on the Seven Network, almost two years after it premiered in the United States.
– Osama Bin Laden is expelled from Sudan and moves to Afghanistan.
– Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales get divorced.
– Mad Cow Disease hits Britain.
– DVD’s Launched in Japan.
– Ebay started the online auction and shopping website, where people buy and sell goods and services worldwide.
– The UCI World Championships were held in Cairns.
– One footers in Dual Slalom were in fashion.
– Miles Davis was crowned National Dual Slalom Champion.