In 1999 there was a significant concern about the Y-2-K bug, with predictions that computers would fail at beginning of the new millennium.
Australia voted 'No' to a republic; Pro-Indonesian militia kill over a thousand after an Independence vote in East Timor and the world counts down towards Y2K.
In 1998 US President Bill Clinton finally admitted to having a relationship with White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, after he previously denied they’d engaged in...
What does viagra, Bill Clinton and Google have in common? They all made a splash in 1998.
Diana, Princess of Wales, killed in a car accident in Paris; INX frontman Michael Hutchence found dead in a Sydney hotel and Hong Kong returns to Chinese rule.
The World Wide Web was starting to take off as a means of information dissemination, commerce and collaboration across the globe.
Nationwide gun law reforms were made following the murder of 35 people in Port Arthur, Tasmania. The Taliban seize Kabul and scientists in Scotland clone Dolly...
Despite previous cold war animosity, Russian astronauts greeted the Americans with bread, salt and a kiss on the cheek when an American space shuttle docked with...
150 million watch the televised verdict of OJ Simpson. Timothy McVeigh kills 168 in the Oklahoma City bombing and a million march in Washington, protesting...
After nearly 30 years in exile, 1994 was marked by Yasser Arafat’s return to the Gaza Strip.
800,000 die in the Rwandan genocide; Nelson Mandela becomes President of South Africa and Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain dies at 27.
In 1993 the world of tennis changed in an instant when Monica Seles was stabbed during a match against Magdalena Maleeva in Germany.
A siege in Waco; Czechoslovakia splits and there is hope of peace in the Middle East.