Star Map for Friday October 14, 1988

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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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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 14 October 1988

Birthdate of Will Atkinson, English footballer; Glenn Maxwell, Australian cricketer; Mario Titone, Italian footballer; and Ocean Vuong, Vietnamese-American poet.

100th anniversary

Louis Le Prince films first motion picture: Roundhay Garden Scene..

Birthdate of Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 1923); and Yukio Sakurauchi, Japanese businessman and politician, 27th Japanese Minister of Finance (d. 1947).

50th anniversary

The first flight of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter plane..

Birthdate of Farah Pahlavi, Empress of Iran; John Dean, American lawyer and author, 13th White House Counsel; Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, English curator and academic; Ron Lancaster, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008); Shula Marks, South African historian and academic; and Melba Montgomery, American country music singer.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Lori Petty, American actress.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Justin Lee Brannan, American guitarist and songwriter; Ryan Church, American baseball player; Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006); Jana Macurová, Czech tennis player; Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer; Usher, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor; and Javon Walker, American football player.

5th anniversary

Maurice Bishop, Prime Minister of Grenada, is overthrown and later executed in a military coup d'état led by Bernard Coard..

Birthdate of Betty Heidler, German hammer thrower; Abdelaziz Khourdifi, Moroccan short story writer; and David Oakes, English actor.

Death of Willard Price, Canadian-American historian and author (b. 1887).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of LaRon Landry, American football player; and Alex Scott, English footballer.

Death of Martin Ryle, English astronomer and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Alexandre Sarnes Negrão, Brazilian race car driver; and Ivan Pernar, Croatian Member of Parliament.

Death of Emil Gilels, Ukrainian-Russian pianist (b. 1916).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Tom Craddock, English footballer; Skyler Shaye, American actress; and Lorena Xtravaganza, an American transgender performer and member of The House of Xtravaganza..

Death of Keenan Wynn, American actor (b. 1916); and Takahiko Yamanouchi, Japanese physicist (b. 1902).

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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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