View Single Post
Old 25-04-2014, 08:02 PM   #191
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Inactive
Posts: 36,483
Likes: 237 (190 Posts)
Lightbulb I

25 January 1982 - 12 February 1983 ..The Year of the Dog is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol 戌.. The character 狗 refers to the actual animal while 戌 refers to the zodiac animal..Libra (♎) is the 7th astrological sign in the Zodiac.. It spans the 180-210th degree of the zodiac, between 180 and 207.25 degree of celestial longitude. Under the tropical zodiac, Sun transits this area on average between (northern autumnal equinox) September 23 and October 23, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun currently transits the constellation of Libra from approximately October 16 to November 15.. Libra is partnered with Taurus in regards to its planetary ruler. The planet said to be ruler of Libra is Venus, second planet from the sun...
The story begins with Cabinet minister Henry being shot dead in front of his wife and children as he's leaving for work by an IRA gunman Downes,then escapes to Belfast.. Army officer Brown is sent undercover into Belfast's Catholic community to track down the assassin.. Brown is chosen for the mission because he is an Ulsterman who had previously done similar work in Oman..Given the cover identity of merchant seaman Harry McEvoy, he finds lodgings in the Falls Road area, and secures a job in a scrapyard..Original run 25 October 1982 – 27 October 1982...

October - Government statistics for unemployment are now based on those claiming benefit rather than those registered unemployed\1 - USSR performs underground nuclear test/2 - Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700\5 - China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC- Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM/7- Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years\8- NJ Devils 1st victory, beating NY Rangers 3-2 at Meadowlands/11- The Mary Rose, flagship of Henry VIII of England that sank in 1545, is raised from the Solent - 16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson & Ricky Skagg- Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire\15 - The Ford Sierra is launched as replacement for the long-running Cortina/16 - Mt Palomar Observatory 1st to detect Halley's comet on 13th return - USSR performs underground nuclear test- Devils 1st road victory 6-5 over Penguins\17 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR/20 - Luzhniki disaster: During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death\21- Sinn Féin win first seats on Northern Ireland Assembly, with GAdams winning the Belfast West seat/27 - 3 RUC officers killed by an IRA bomb near Lurgan in NI- China announces its population at 1 billion people plus\28 - NASA launches RCA-E/31- "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St James NYC after 9 perfs- Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pontiff to visit Spain... I understand why he's doin' what he's doin'.. If I had to endure what he's endured -if I was 8 years old and saw my father gunned down in front of my family - I'd be carryin' a gun too, and I wouldn't be wearin' a badge.. I've fired my gun 4 times..4 times man in 23 years...

Last edited by lightgiver; 25-04-2014 at 08:03 PM.
lightgiver is offline   Reply With Quote