American Decades 1990 1999 (American Decades) by Judith S. Baughman, Victor Bondi, Vincent Tompkins

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June Indian and Pakistani ground forces clash in Kashmir. 10 June NATO suspends its air raids as Serb forces begin to withdraw from Kosovo. 20 June Serb forces complete their withdrawal from Kosovo, and NATO announces the conclusion of Operation Allied Force. In Brussels, Belgium, Red Cross officials state that the preceding year's natural disasters were the most devastating on record and predict that catastrophes would become more widespread as the climate changes. 24 June 29 June Israeli lawyers announce the application process for Holocaust survivors to receive compensation from two Swiss banks.

The New York Public Library launches a major retrospective ot the work of Berenice Abbott, the largest exhibit ever accorded a living photographer. AMERICAN DECADES: 1990-1999 IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE 1990S 1991 T H E ARTS 18 Mar. The largest art theft since 1911 occurs at the Gardner Museum in Boston. Among the stolen paintings, which are valued at $200 million, are five by Edgar Degas and Storm on the Sea of Galilee, the only known landscape by Rembrandt. The museum is uninsured. " 27 Sept. The Motion Picture Association of America drops its X rating and begins using an NC-17 rating for movies to which no one under seventeen can be admitted.

Confidential, directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Danny De Vito, and Kim Basinger; Lolita, directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Jeremy Irons and Melanie Griffith; The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jeff Goldblum and Juli an ne Moore; Men in Black, directed AMERICAN DECADES: 1990-1999 IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE 1990S by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith; Soul Food, directed by George Tillman and starring Vivica A.

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