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1996
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Damon Hill
Racing Driver
1996
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Manchester United
Manchester United 1 Liverpool 0
1996
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Atlanta
Muppet Treasure Island
   was released in   
1996
James and the Giant Peach
   was released in   
1996
1996
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Damon Hill
1996
   World Snooker Championship winner was   
Stephen Hendry
1996
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Richard Krajicek
1996
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Steffi Graf
1996
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Pete Sampras
d. Michael Chang 6-1 6-4 7-6
1996
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Steffi Graf
1996
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Boris Becker
1996
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Monica Seleš
1996
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
1996
   winner of the Cricket World Cup was   
Sri Lanka
1996
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
6 games v. Atlanta Braves. MVP: John Wetteland
1996
   was the year   
Dolly the Sheep Was Cloned
Lived for six years. Named after Dolly Parton. First mammal to be cloned from an adult cell - it happened to be a mammary cell.
1996
   the winner was   
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta
"for their work toward a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"
1996
   the winner was   
Shawntel Smith
Muldrow, Oklahoma
1996
   the winner was   
Wislawa Szymborska
Poland, b.1923; "for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality"
1996
   the winner was   
The English Patient
Directed by Anthony Minghella for Miramax
1996
   the winner was   
Tom Lehman
At Royal Lytham and St. Annes
1996
   the winner was   
Toulouse
France
1996
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Juventus
Italy
1996
   the winner was   
Jesus Freak
Composed by Mark Heimermann and Toby McKeehan
1996
   the winner was   
When We Were Kings
A documentary on the fight between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali in 1974.
1996
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
McCallen
Honda- 750cc
1996
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
McCallen
Honda- 600 cc
1996
   the winner was   
Steffi Graf
Defeated Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 6-7(4), 10-8
1996
   the winners were   
Germany
1996
   was the year   
Mad Cow Disease Hit U.K.
1996
   Eurovision Song Contest winner was   
Ireland
"The Voice" performed by Eimear Quinn
1996
      
Khasav-Yurt Accord
Ceasefire agreement that ends the First Chechen War.
1996
      
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Provides additional protections for copyright deemed necessary due to advances in information technology.
1996
      
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Establishes rights and privileges for performers and producers of audio-visual works.
1996
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Louis Quatorze
Pat Day on board -- Trainer Nick Zito -- C-C-H Partners -- 1:53.40
1996
   winner was   
Editor's Note
Rene R. Douglas up, Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas, Owner: Overbrook Farm -- 2:28.80
1996
   was won by   
Wendy Sharpe
For the painting 'Self Portrait - as Diana of Erskineville'
Anthony Caro
   created the sculpture   
Dream City, 1996
Rusting steel; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, England
1996
   was won by   
Alaska Milk Men
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Filipino Conference
1996
   was won by   
Feathered Gale
M. O'Connor
1996
   the winner was the   
Colorado Avalanche
1996
   was won by   
Michael Jordan
1996
    the PDC championship was won by   
Phil Taylor
Beat Dennis Priestlley
1996
   player of the year was   
Eric Cantona
Manchester United
1996
   Young Player of the year was   
Robbie Fowler
Liverpool
1996
   player of the year was   
Les Ferdinand
Newcastle United
1996
   was the year   
Dolly the Sheep Was Cloned
Lived for six years. Named after Dolly Parton. First mammal to be cloned from an adult cell - it happened to be a mammary cell.
1996
   was the year   
Mad Cow Disease Hit U.K.
Dame Catherine Tizard
   was Governor General from   
1990 - 1996
20/11/1990 - 21/03/1996 Monarch Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Jim Bolger. Awarded the GCMG, GCVO, DBE, QSO.






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