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Old 02-09-2014, 06:00 PM   #1399
lightgiver
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Lightbulb World in Chess

The whole world is in chess.. Any move can be the death of you. Do anything except remain where you started, and you can't be sure of your end.. Were you sure of your end once?...


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One Night in Bangkok Released October 1984 -12 — The Provisional Irish Republican Army attempts to assassinate the Conservative cabinet in the Brighton hotel bombing. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher escapes injury, but Norman Tebbit is trapped among the rubble and his wife Margaret is seriously injured..5 people, including MP Anthony Berry, are killed...

Crowley joined Hastings Chess Club, where 'nobody ever beat him', and he also took the time to tutor the Symonds's nephew Roland, who later became a priest, in Latin. He sometimes went for walks along The Ridge, where on sunny days he would often stop and lean against a lamp post and hold his hands palms upwards to the sun, and he patronised a health hydro there named Riposo...

John Logie Baird FRSE ( 14 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer, innovator and inventor of the world's first mechanical television..In early 1923, and in poor health, Baird moved to 21 Linton Crescent, Hastings, on the south coast of England and later rented a workshop in the Queen's Arcade in the town. Baird built what was to become the world's first working television set using items including an old hatbox and a pair of scissors, some darning needles, a few bicycle light lenses, a used tea chest, and sealing wax and glue that he purchased..


October 11 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk..

October 19 – Polish secret police kidnap Jerzy Popiełuszko, a Catholic priest who supports the Solidarity movement.. His dead body is found in a reservoir 11 days later on October 30...

October 31 – Assassination of Indira Gandhi: Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her two Sikh security guards in New Delhi. Anti-Sikh riots break out, leaving 10,000 to 20,000 Sikhs dead in Delhi and surrounding areas with majority populations of Hindus. Rajiv Gandhi becomes Prime Minister of India...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...4&postcount=14The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in. Within thirty seconds any pretence was always unnecessary.. A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness, a desire to kill, to torture, to smash faces in with a sledge hammer, seemed to flow through the whole group of people like an electric current, turning one even against one's will into a grimacing, screaming lunatic. And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=147
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