House for sale,/looks like bad news/coming down the street again
On this day 13th of January 1915, Mary Slessor died.
“I’d recommend folk to have a read of this – whatever your views on ‘witches’ in general, or the ‘Orkney witches’ specifically. “
On this day, 6th of January 1979, YMCA becomes The Village People’s only UK No.1 single.
On this day, 30th of December in 1899 Rangers played their first match at the new Ibrox stadium
Racists shout, are you listening/In the land money’s missing
On this day 16th of December in 1263 the Norwegian king, Haakon the Old, died in the Bishop’s Palace, Kirkwall, Orkney.
“Cigarette smoke hung in the air/ like an angry blue cloud.”
On this day, 2nd of December 1933 Fred Astaire made his first film appearance in ‘Dancing Lady’.
On this day, 25th of November 1969 John Lennon returned his MBE in protest at the UK Government’s involvement in the slaughter happening in Biafra where it was supplying armaments and its support for the US in the Vietnam War.