Star Map for Wednesday January 7, 1959

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On 07 January 1959

The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro..

Birthdate of Angela Smith, Baroness Smith of Basildon, English accountant and politician; and Kathy Valentine, American bass player and songwriter.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Jean Corbeil, Canadian lawyer and politician, 29th Canadian Minister of Labour (d. 2002); Charles Jenkins Sr., American sprinter and coach; and Tassos Papadopoulos, Cypriot lawyer and politician, 5th President of Cyprus (d. 2008).

5th anniversary

Georgetown-IBM experiment: The first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM..

Birthdate of Alan Butcher, English cricketer and coach; and José María Vitier, Cuban pianist and composer.

4th anniversary

Contralto Marian Anderson becomes the first person of color to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in Giuseppe Verdi's Un ballo in maschera. Thanks to the prejudice of Rudolf Bing, white women born in the United States, such as Beverly Sills, would have to wait until 1975..

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of David Caruso, American actor; Mike Liut, Canadian ice hockey player and coach; and Kostas Petropoulos, Greek basketball player and coach.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Nicholson Baker, American novelist and essayist; and Katie Couric, American television journalist, anchor, and author.

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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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