• UN declares famine in Sudan
  • India and Pakistan test nuclear weapons
  • Good Friday agreement is signed in Northern Ireland
  • Clinton and Lewinsky sex scandal is exposed
  • Apple Computer unveils the iMac
  • General Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London
  • Sensation exhibition travels to US and causes outrage
  • The Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley is assembled outside Gateshead
  • James Cameron’s Titanic becomes the highest grossing film of all time