1994 - Lovell's book co-written with Jeffrey Kluger, "Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13," is published.
1995 - The movie "Apollo 13" premieres. Lovell's character is played by Tom Hanks.
July 26, 1995 - Is awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor by President Bill Clinton.
1998 - Is enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
1999 - Opens the restaurant Lovells of Lake Forest in Lake Forest, Illinois.
October 2010 - The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center is established in Chicago.
November 2011 - An Apollo 13 checklist that Lovell used for calculations sells at auction for $388,375. After the sale, NASA questions whether Lovell had the right to sell the checklist.
January 2012 - NASA chief Charles Bolden meets with Lovell and other astronauts to discuss to work out the issue of artifact ownership. No agreement is reached.
September 2012 - President Barack Obama signs a bill into law giving NASA's Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronauts full ownership rights to the artifacts they collected from their missions.