1996 was a year of major elections, major explosions and the end of the world's most famous marriage. America and Russia both re-elected their premiers: Boris Yeltsin was re-elected Russian leader on July 3 and on November 5 Democrat Bill Clinton was re-elected US president, comfortably beating Republican rival Bob Dole. Right-winger Binyamin Netanyahu was narrowly elected Israel's prime minister. And in September national elections were held peacefully in recently war-torn Bosnia. The US city of Atlanta hosted the summer Olympic Games. But a bomb stole headlines from the sporting achievements, exploding in the Olympic Park on July 27, killing one and injuring many. On June 25 a U.S military base in Saudi Arabia was bombed, killing 19 U.S serviceman. 1996 saw the arrest and charging of a notorious serial bomber - the reclusive American Ted Kaczynski, dubbed the Unabomber. On July 17 TWA Flight 800 exploded over Long Island, New York, killing 230 people. More people were killed on commercial flights in 1996 than any other year to date. On August 28 the divorce of Prince Charles and Princess Diana was confirmed by England's High Court, dissolving the Royal couple's15 year marriage.
On january 5, 1996 japanese minister Tomichi Murayama announces his resignation.
On February 1, 1996 congress passes a sweeping communications bill allowing telephone and cable television companies to compete in each other's markets.president bill clinton signs the bill into law on February 8.
On march 2, 1996 australians after 13 years od labor government sweep the Conservatives into power.
On april 1, 1996 russian forces halt their bombing and artillery as saults in the breakaway republic of chechnya after russian president Boris n.Yelstin call for a unilateral cease fire.
On may 3, 1996 fuel prices across the nation rise during the previous 10 weeks by an average of about 17 cents or 15 percent. During the previous six days, prices go up by more than 5 cents.
On september 3, 1996 the united states launches missile strikes against iraqi air defenses in southern iraq in relation for iraqi aggression against a kurdish faction in the no fly zone of northern america.
Australia got a new prime minister
Wasnt there a flood in oregon or something??? O you and I was born then!!!
There was a north american blizzard.It paralyzed the U.S. East Coast. There was up to 4ft. Of wind-driven snow from January 6-January 8.It was followed by another storm on January 12 Then, unusually warm weather and torrential rain which caused rapid melting and river flooding followed.
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Oooh but the Atlanta Olympics and 101 Dalmations and Matilda was released to the public!
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The world trade centre in london is partially destroyed by an IRA bomb
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