- Average US yearly income was $36,300
- Gas cost $1.22.
- Average US house was $118,200.
- Average UK house was £69,453.
- 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.
- DVDs actually released.
- Ebay started taking bids.
- Dolly the clones sheep is 'born'.
- HDTV standard decided.
- 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.