Remember life before Google? TFI Friday and 19 other things that happened 19 years ago

As Chris Evans brings TFI Friday back to Channel 4 after 19 years, we look back at all the other major events of 1996 like Take That's (first) split...

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Tonight sees the return of TFI Friday. It’s been 19 years since the show first aired on Channel 4 (funny story: tonight was meant to mark the show’s 20th anniversary, but a miscalculation resulted in the special coming one year too soon), and we decided it was the perfect time to reminisce about everything else that was happening in 1996. 

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Brace yourself for more nostalgia…