Star Map for Wednesday May 18, 1960

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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 18 May 1960

Birthdate of Brent Ashton, Canadian ice hockey player and coach; Jari Kurri, Finnish ice hockey player, coach, and manager; and Yannick Noah, French tennis player.

100th anniversary

Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State..

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Ester Boserup, Danish economist and author (d. 1999).

Death of Eliza Orzeszkowa, Polish author and publisher (b. 1841); and Pauline Viardot, French soprano and composer (b. 1821).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (d. 1997); and Mark Mothersbaugh, American singer-songwriter and painter.

5th anniversary

Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War, ends..

Birthdate of Chow Yun-fat, Hong Kong actor and screenwriter.

Death of Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator and activist (b. 1875).

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Catherine Corsini, French director and screenwriter; and John Godber, English playwright and screenwriter.

Death of Maurice Tate, English cricketer (b. 1895).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Michael Cretu, Romanian-German keyboard player and producer; and Henrietta Moore, English anthropologist and academic.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Rubén Omar Romano, Argentinian-Mexican footballer and coach; and Toyah Willcox, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actress.

Death of Jacob Fichman, Israeli poet and critic (b. 1881).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Graham Dilley, English cricketer and coach (d. 2011); and Jay Wells, Canadian ice hockey player and coach.

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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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