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1990 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

57th Annual Bach Festival.  Dr. Thomas Somerville conducting
American composer, Aaron Copeland dies
American composer, Leonard Bernstein dies

POLITICS

Latvia declares independence
New Euro currency proposed
Yeltsin resignation splits the Communist party
UK Deputy Prime Minister resigns
Ireland elects its first woman President
Margaret Thatcher resigns as British Prime Minister

POINTS OF INTEREST

Hubble Space Telescope launched
Spaceship Magellan begins mapping Venus
Aral Sea of Central Asia is declared an ecological disaster

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