Star Map for Saturday May 14, 1988

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On 14 May 1988

Carrollton bus collision: A drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. Twenty-seven die in the crash and ensuing fire..

Birthdate of Jayne Appel, American basketball player.

Death of Willem Drees, Dutch politician and historian, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1948–1958) (b. 1886).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Archie Alexander, African-American mathematician and engineer (d. 1958).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Robert Boyd, English pediatrician and academic.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Pat Borders, American baseball player and coach; and David Yelland, English journalist and author.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Brent Harvey, Australian footballer; Eddie House, American basketball player; André Macanga, Angolan footballer and manager; and Gustavo Varela, Uruguayan footballer.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Anahí, Mexican singer-songwriter, producer, and actress; Keeley Donovan, English journalist; Frank Gore, American football player; Uroš Slokar, Slovenian basketball player; Tatenda Taibu, Zimbabwean cricketer; and Amber Tamblyn, American actress, author, model, director.

Death of Roger J. Traynor, American academic and jurist, 23rd Chief Justice of California (b. 1900); and Miguel Alemán Valdés, Mexican politician, 46th President of Mexico (b. 1900).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Gary Ablett, Jr., Australian footballer; Luke Gregerson, American baseball player; Olly Murs, English singer-songwriter; Michael Rensing, German footballer; Indrek Siska, Estonian footballer; and Mark Zuckerberg, American computer programmer and businessman, co-founded Facebook.

Death of Ted Hicks, Australian public servant and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (b. 1910); and Walter Rauff, German SS officer (b. 1906).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Dustin Lynch, American singer-songwriter; Sam Perrett, New Zealand rugby league player; Simona Peycheva, Bulgarian gymnast; and Zack Ryder, American wrestler.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Andrea Bovo, Italian footballer; Clay Matthews III, American football player; and Marco Motta, Italian footballer.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Jeong Min-hyeong, South Korean footballer (d. 2012); Franck Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer; and François Steyn, South African rugby player.

Death of Rita Hayworth, American actress and dancer (b. 1918); and Vitomil Zupan, Slovenian poet and playwright (b. 1914).

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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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