Star Map for Thursday August 23, 1990

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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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On 23 August 1990

Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western "guests" (actually hostages) to try to prevent the Gulf War..

Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union..

West and East Germany announce that they will reunite on October 3..

Birthdate of Seth Curry, American basketball player.

Death of David Rose, American pianist and composer (b. 1910).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Harry Frank Guggenheim, American businessman and publisher, co-founded Newsday (d. 1971).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Galen Rowell, American mountaineer and photographer (d. 2002); and Richard Sanders, American actor and screenwriter.

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Roger Avary, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Denny Bautista, Dominican baseball player; Rex Grossman, American football player; and Nenad Vukovi, Serbian handball player.

5th anniversary

Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany..

Birthdate of Valeria Lukyanova, Moldovan-Ukrainian model and singer.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Sky Blu, American rapper; Brett Morris, Australian rugby league player; and Josh Morris, Australian rugby league player.

3rd anniversary

The American male basketball team lost the gold medal to Brazilian team at the Pan American Games in Indianapolis, 120–115..

Death of Didier Pironi, French race car driver (b. 1952).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player; Carl Hagelin, Swedish ice hockey player; and Jeremy Lin, American basketball player.

1st anniversary

Singing Revolution: Two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand on the Vilnius–Tallinn road, holding hands..

Birthdate of Breanna Conrad, American fashion designer; Trixie Mattel, American drag queen, actor, and country singer; and Heiko Schwarz, German footballer.

Death of Mohammed Abed Elhai, Sudanese poet and academic (b. 1944); and R. D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist and author (b. 1927).

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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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