Star Map for Wednesday October 5, 1988

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On 05 October 1988

The Chilean opposition coalition Concertación (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year..

Birthdate of Benny Howell, English cricketer; Bahar Kzl, German singer-songwriter; Kevin Olusola, American musician, beatboxer, singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer (Pentatonix); and Maja Salvador, Filipino actress, dancer, singer, and host.

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Mary Fuller, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1973).

50th anniversary

In Nazi Germany, Jews' passports are invalidated; those who needed a passport for emigration purposes are given one marked with the letter "J" (for "Jude", or Jew)..

Birthdate of Johnny Duncan, American country singer (d. 2006); and Teresa Heinz, Mozambican-American businesswoman and philanthropist.

Death of Faustina Kowalska, Polish nun and saint (b. 1905); and Albert Ranft, Swedish actor and director (b. 1858).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Laura Davies, English golfer and sportscaster; Tony Dodemaide, Australian cricketer; Michael Hadschieff, Austrian speed skater; and Nick Robinson, English journalist and blogger.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Mark Gower, English footballer; Jesse Palmer, Canadian football player and sportscaster; Shane Ryan, Irish footballer and hurler; James Valentine, American guitarist; Steinar Nickelsen, Norwegian organist and composer; and Morgan Webb, Canadian-American television host and producer.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Jesse Eisenberg, American actor and writer; Florian Mayer, German tennis player; and Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer.

Death of Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (b. 1897); and Earl Tupper, American inventor and businessman, founded the Tupperware Corporation (b. 1907).

4th anniversary

Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger..

Birthdate of Naima Adedapo, American singer and dancer; and Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Nicola Roberts, English singer-songwriter and actress.

Death of Karl Menger, Austrian-American mathematician from the Vienna Circle (b. 1902).

2nd anniversary

Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed. The British newspaper The Sunday Times runs Mordechai Vanunu's story on its front page under the headline: "Revealed — the secrets of Israel's nuclear arsenal"..

Birthdate of Mladen Bartulovi, Croatian footballer.

Death of Mike Burgmann, Australian race car driver and accountant (b. 1947); Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (b. 1898); and James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1919).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Dillon Francis, American DJ and record producer; Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer; Tim Ream, American soccer player; Park So-yeon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress; Javier Villa, Spanish race car driver; and Luigi Vitale, Italian footballer.

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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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