Grab your radiation suit and head for the hills, David Hayward recalls the turn of the new century
Fifteen years ago today, panic ensued. In a matter of days, so it was claimed, planes would fall out of the sky. The financial industry would collapse, and all money and property would be null and void. There would rioting and the collapse of society as we know it. And this is our personal favourite: the nuclear weaponry of a dozen warmongering nations would suddenly become active and rocket toward their 1980s cold war targets.