Britney Spears, Barenaked Ladies, Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox 20, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, Cher (she’s back!), Mariah Carey, Santana (they’re back!). Rob Thomas, Alanis Morissett, En Vogue, Savage Garden, Usher, Gloria Estefan, Janet Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Devine, Aerosmith (they’re back!), Ace of Base, TLC, Toni Braxton, Seal, Boys II Men, Spice Girls, New Kids on the Block, Whitney Houston, and more.
First World Trade Center Bombing, Gulf War with Iraq (Gulf War I), Jay Leno replaces retired Johnny Carson, Los Angeles riots after Rodney King aqcuittal, Pentium processor unveiled by Intel, O.J. Simpson arrested for murder of his wife Nicole Simpson, pipe bomb explodes at Olympic Games in Atlanta, Bill Clinton is re-elected (the last Democrat re-elected was Franklin Delanor Roosevelt), George Burns dies at age 100 in 1996, Green Bay Packer Bret Favre throws for a record 39TDs in single season, Princes Di and boyfriend Dodi Fayed die in crash in 1997, Mike Tyson bites part Evander Hollyfield’s ear off, Bill Clinton denies he had sexual relations with Monica Lewinski but his DNA is found in a semen stain on her blue dress, House of Representatives impeaches President Clinton for perjury and obstruction of justice.