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Back on the Air

Having won NBA titles in 1991-92-93, Michael Jordan returns to basketball after a year playing baseball. His Chicago Bulls promptly win again 1996-97-98.

And we’re still paying

Pay TV arrives in Oz with Foxtel and Optus Vision in metro areas, while Galaxy and Austar (remember them?) cover regional areas. Not coincidentally, the Rugby League war also starts.

Comedy com-gen

Toy Story becomes the first computer-animated featurelength film and the first produced by Pixar. It cost $40m to make and took $500m at the box office.