The 1990- 1999's

By Brett sidden

A time of peace, and advancement

Top Ten events in the 1990's

1. World trade center bombed in Febuary 26th, 1993 in New York,NY

2. First McDonald's opens in Moscow, Russia in 1990

3. Dolly is the first sheep cloned on July 5th,1996

4. Hubble Space Telescope is launched from the shuttle Discovery in 1990

5. South African freedom fighter and political leader Nelson Mandela is released from

prison after being kept behind bars for 27 due to his tireless work to end apartheid.

6.East and West Germany end decades of political separation when they are finally

reunified and Germany is once again a whole country.

7.Time Inc and Warner Communications, two of the largest media companies in the world

merge to create giant Time Warner.

8.Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. forces after acting as dictator of Panama for 5

years.

9.An enormous earthquake, measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale hits the Philippines,

killing 1,600 people.

10.Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the president of the Soviet Union, ushering in an era of

change that would see the end of Communist Party rule. Gorbachev would go on to win the Nobel Peace Prize later that year.

A famous movie from the 90's

The Matrix is a popular movie released based on a dystopian world where computers take over and are powered by people's heat and electrical activity. The movie is famous and popularized the visual effect known as "bullet time". This was released in 1999.
The actors are: Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Laurence Fishburne, Marcus Chong, Matt Doran, Robert Taylor, Anthony Ray Parker (and many, many, more).

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