Star Map for Friday August 5, 1960

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The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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On 05 August 1960

Burkina Faso, then known as Upper Volta, becomes independent from France..

Birthdate of David Baldacci, American lawyer and author.

Death of Arthur Meighen, Canadian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1874).

100th anniversary

Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim..

Birthdate of Louis Wain, English artist (d. 1939).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Bruno Coquatrix, French songwriter and manager (d. 1979); and Herminio Masantonio, Argentinian footballer (d. 1956).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Michael Ballhaus, German director and cinematographer; Peter Inge, Baron Inge, English field marshal; John Saxon, American actor; and Roy Benavidez, American Master Sergeant and Medal of Honor Winner (d. 1998).

Death of David Townsend, American art director and set designer (b. 1891).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Luiz Gushiken, Brazilian trade union leader and politician (d. 2013); and Mahendra Karma, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2013).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Eddie Ojeda, American guitarist and songwriter.

Death of Carmen Miranda, Portuguese-Brazilian actress and singer (b. 1909).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Christopher Chessun, English bishop; and Jerry Ciccoritti, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.

3rd anniversary

American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage "baby-boomers" by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network..

Birthdate of Larry Corowa, Australian rugby league player; David Gill, English businessman; and Faith Prince, American actress and singer.

Death of Heinrich Otto Wieland, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Pete Burns, English singer-songwriter (d. 2016); and Pat Smear, American guitarist and songwriter.

Death of Edgar Guest, English-American journalist and poet (b. 1881).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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