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What Was Happening

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  • Average US yearly income was $36,300
  • Gas cost $1.22.
  • Average US house was $118,200.
  • Average UK house was £69,453.
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  • Taliban capture Kabul and take over Afghanistan.
  • Osama Bin Laden is kicked out of Sudan and heads to Afghanistan.
  • France stops nuclear testing.
  • In Saudi Arabia, a bomb is exploded on a US military housing complex.
  • IRA resumes bombing campaign in UK.
  • At Summer Olympics in Atlanta a nail bomb explodes in Centennial Park.
  • Israel launches air strikes against Hezbollah in Lebanon.
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  • DVDs actually released.
  • Ebay started taking bids.
  • Dolly the clones sheep is 'born'.
  • HDTV standard decided.
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  • US fights a different kind of illegal alien on Independence Day.
  • Tom Cruise was not the only one confused by the plot in Mission: Impossible.
  • Connery shows being old doesn't stop you from being an action hero in The Rock.
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