The Olympics were in Nagano. Titanic broke all the box office records and won 11 Oscars. Two Stanford PhD candidates created a little thing called “Google.” Hugo Chávez was elected President of Venezuela, while North Korea officially became a military dictatorship. The Drudge Report released reports about the blue dress that would lead to a Presidential impeachment.
The year was 1996.
Motorola released the first-ever flip phone. The east coast was hit by a historic blizzard shutting down everything for days. Braveheart won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympics. Prince Charles and Princess Diana split. Clinton/Gore was the winning Presidential ticket.
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