Star Map for Thursday May 17, 1984

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On 17 May 1984

Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend", sparking controversies on the proper role of the Royal Family and the course of modern architecture..

Birthdate of Christian Bolaños, Costa Rican footballer; Christine Ohuruogu, English runner; and Christine Robinson, Canadian water polo player.

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel, German educator and politician; Earl Morrall, American football player and coach (d. 2014); and Ronald Wayne, American computer scientist, co-founded Apple Inc..

Death of Cass Gilbert, American architect (b. 1859).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Marcelo Loffreda, Argentine rugby player and coach.

10th anniversary

The Troubles: Thirty-three civilians are killed and 300 injured when the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) detonates four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan, Republic of Ireland..

Police in Los Angeles raid the Symbionese Liberation Army's headquarters, killing six members, including Camilla Hall..

Birthdate of Andrea Corr, Irish singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress; Wiki González, Venezuelan baseball player; and Eddie Lewis, American soccer player.

Death of Ernest Nash, German-American photographer and scholar (b. 1898).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of David Jarolím, Czech footballer; and Wayne Thomas, English footballer.

4th anniversary

General Chun Doo-hwan of South Korea seizes control of the government and declares martial law in order to suppress student demonstrations..

On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in Chuschi (a town in Ayacucho), starting the Internal conflict in Peru..

Birthdate of Davor Dalto, Bosnian historian and philosopher; and Fredrik Kessiakoff, Swedish cyclist.

Death of Gündüz Klç, Turkish football player and coach (b. 1918).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Beñat Albizuri, Spanish cyclist; Leon Osman, English footballer; Lim Jeong-hee, South Korean singer; Chris Skidmore, English historian and politician; and Giannis Taralidis, Greek footballer.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Matt Cassel, American football player; Dan Hardy, English mixed martial artist; Reiko Nakamura, Japanese swimmer; Tony Parker, French-American basketball player; and Chloe Smith, English politician.

1st anniversary

The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world's largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer's Freedom of Information Act request..

Lebanon, Israel, and the United States sign an agreement on Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon..

Birthdate of Channing Frye, American basketball player; Chris Henry, American football player (d. 2009); Nicky Hofs, Dutch footballer; Kevin Kingston, Australian rugby league player; and Jeremy Sowers, American baseball player.

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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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