TWENTY-ONE years ago in February, 1999 Leeton shire had plenty happening.
There were wedding anniversaries, prizes being handed out as the result of fundraising and, of course, residents were gearing up for Valentine's Day.
Teams were also getting stuck into their pre-season routines as the new competitions for the year neared.
There was of course the regular sport happening, including on the Leeton golf course and basketball courts.
What else was happening around Australia in February, 1999?
- February 1: An unprecedented rush for Telstra shares helps vault Australian share prices to a record high, as investors focus on the continued strong performance of the local economy. The all ordinaries index surges 29.9 points.
- February 3: An industry review into Queensland's diving industry is released and prompts the Queensland Government to announce its plans to impose jail time or hefty fines on operators falling short of safety requirements.
- February 1: QSTV becomes an affiliate of the Seven Network, becoming known as Seven Central.
- February 14: Stadium Australia is opened to the public for the first time.
- February 6: Don Dunstan, 72, former Premier of South Australia dies.