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January

Chaka Demus & Pliers -Twist & Shout

D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better

February

Mariah Carey - Without You                  

March

Doop - Doop

April

Take That - Everything Changes

Prince - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

May

Tony Di Bart - The Real Thing

Stiltskin - Inside

Man Utd - Come On You Redsn You Reds

June

Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around

September

Whigfield - Saturday Night

October

Take That - Sure

Pato Banton - Baby Come Back Back

November

Baby D - Let Me Be Your Fantasy

December

East 17 - Stay Another Day

Mix96 went on-air for the first time on April 15th

The first women priests were ordained into the Church of England

Nelson Mandela was sworn in as President of South Africa

The IRA announced a ceasefire in Northern Ireland

Fred and Rosemary West were arrested on suspicion of multiple murders at their home in Gloucester

The world watched on tv as film start OJ Simpson was chased by police in America after he failed to turn himself in on a double murder charge (he was acquitted a year later)

The National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville celebrated 50 years of work in Aylesbury Vale

Nigel Brown from Aston Clinton was behind the wheel for the inaugural train journey through the Channel Tunnel

British Coal announced that their last four pit ponies were retiring

Brazil won the World Cup in the USA

For the first time two stages of the ‘Tour de France’ were held in Southern England

At the Oscar’s, ‘Schindler’s List’ won 7 awards including Best Picture, while Tom Hanks took Best actor award for ‘Philadelphia’

On the 19th November the first National Lottery draw was held. The license to run it had been won by The Camelot Group in May

Dennis Potter, Terry Scott, Telly Savalas and Roy Castle died

F1 Drivers Aryton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger were killed in separate incidents at the San Marino Grand Prix