THE WAY IT WAS

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Queen of Pop

King of Pop Michael Jackson swaps his unlikely marriage with Elvis’s daughter for an even more bizarre one with nurse Debbie Rowe. They tie the knot at Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park.

Park life

Albert Park hosts the Australian F1 Grand Prix for the first time, after Melbourne ‘stole’ the race from Adelaide.

Damon Hill wins from Jacques Villeneuve and Eddie Irvine.

Send in the clones

The world’s first cloned mammal, Dolly the sheep, born in Scotland. Derived from a mammary gland cell, she was named after buxom singer Dolly Parton.