Star Map for Thursday September 8, 1960

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On 08 September 1960

In Huntsville, Alabama, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally dedicates the Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA had already activated the facility on July 1)..

Birthdate of Aimee Mann, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress; David Steele, English bass player and songwriter; and Aguri Suzuki, Japanese race car driver.

100th anniversary

The steamship PS Lady Elgin sinks on Lake Michigan, with the loss of around 300 lives..

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Jean-Louis Barrault, French actor and director (d. 1994).

25th anniversary

US Senator from Louisiana Huey Long is fatally shot in the Louisiana State Capitol building..

Death of Carl Weiss, American physician (b. 1906).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Ian Davidson, Scottish lawyer and politician; Zachary Richard, American singer-songwriter and poet; and Mike Simpson, American dentist and politician.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of David O'Halloran, Australian footballer (d. 2013); and Terry Tempest Williams, American environmentalist and author.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Mick Brown, American drummer; David Carr, American journalist and author (d. 2015); Maurice Cheeks, American basketball player and coach; and Stefan Johansson, Swedish race car driver.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Walt Easley, American football player (d. 2013).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Bart Batten, American wrestler; Brad Batten, American wrestler (d. 2014); and Michael Lardie, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer.

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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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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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