This Day in History: 1996-11-16

Ceefax is relaunched, with a new look and the introduction of an extensive new Children’s/Entertainment/Features section. A number of sections remained in their late-1989 positions:

100s – News;

200s – Finance;

300s – Sport (though horse racing now sat in magazine 6 – index on page 660);

600s – TV/Radio.

Weather remained in its late-1992 spot, indexed on page 400. Travel shifted to magazine 4 (from magazine 5), and was indexed on page 430. The Community pages were now in magazine 6 (BBC Two only) – with the index on page 650. An extensive new Children’s section sat in magazine 5 – with its index on page 500. Other sections in magazine 5 included various features sections and entertainment news.