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  Pink for October
Whether it be October, or February, or 9/11/20## the “rally cry” simply dies the day after — no more wristbands, tolerance, or t-shirts — until it’s called on again.
Pink for October was rather successful and it is entirely thanks to you.
Derek’s theme is also free, but he does request that “any credits concerning the originating source be retained and that any distributions of the theme be limited to 5thirtyone.com.
pinkforoctober.org   (3562 words)

  
  The Consortium
Arguably, the 1980 "October Surprise," which involved secret contacts with Iran, launched the modern era of Republican dominance.
Some of the most intriguing documents found in the files of the House 'October Surprise' Task Force relate to the role of Joseph Verner Reed, one of Chase Manhattan Bank Chairman David Rockefeller's top aides.
Skeletons of an election controversy past -- the alleged Reagan-Bush "October Surprise" scheme of 1980 -- have surfaced, as a top aide to Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat describes a secret meeting between the PLO and a key Republican.
www.consortiumnews.com /archive/xfile.html   (1197 words)

  
  October - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days.
October was the eighth month in the Roman calendar until a monthless winter period (summer in the southern hemisphere) was divided between January and February.
October in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/October   (296 words)

  
 October 2003
On October 7 Sir Anerood Jugnauth is elected president by parliament and is sworn in.
Matvienko is sworn in as governor on October 15.
On October 31 Tamil Nadu Governor P.S. Ramamohan Rao is appointed as administrator of Pondicherry.
rulers.org /2003-10.html   (1211 words)

  
 September 11, 2001 attacks timeline for October - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NATO's secretary general, Lord Robertson announces that the United States provided "clear and compelling proof" in oral briefings to NATO al-Qaeda's responsibility who affirm the invocation of the mutual defense clause of the organization's charter.
It had been scheduled before the attack to be taped September 20 and broadcast on October 9 to promote a non-violent world.
The official missing count at the World Trade Center is 4,986, reduced from the earlier count of 5,219 after duplicate entries on the lists compiled by police and the city family center were removed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/September_11,_2001_attacks_timeline_for_October   (1189 words)

  
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October 6, 1997 - The US Supreme Court refused to hear a case filed by Sandy Nelson, a reporter who was demoted because she refused to stop her off-duty campaigning in support of a gay rights initiative in Washington.
October 8, 1972 - The 6th annual convention of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioural Therapy was greeted by approximately 100 demonstrators protesting the continued use of aversion therapy in an attempt to alter sexual orientation.
October 30, 1987- A panel discussion on gays and the constitution was held during the inauguration of the new Lesbian and Gay Studies Center at Yale University.
www.365gay.com /lifestylechannel/intime/months/10-october/10october.htm   (7068 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : October (Monthly Overview)
October falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green.
All the Gospels for the Sundays in October 2006 are taken from Cycle B, the Gospel of St. Mark.
October 16 is known as "Pope Day" on which we celebrate the gift of the papacy and our current pope.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/overviews/months/10.cfm   (1128 words)

  
 Amazon.com: October: Music: U2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
October is their most overtly religious album where songs like "Rejoice", "Fire", "I Fall Down" and "Is That All?" find the band searching for answers to higher questions.
October was only the band's second album and shows a that they could build on the tremendous potential that they showed on their debut release.
'October' is a fine, transitional album that showcases their musical development with results that are unique and often satisfying like no other album.
www.amazon.com /October-U2/dp/B000001FS1   (1574 words)

  
 This Month In UFO History
On October 5th 1960, a formation of UFOs was seen by early warning radar in Thule, Greenland with a heading that seemed to be coming from the Soviet Union toward the United States.
October of 1973 was apparently a boom year for UFO sightings and close encounters around the United States.
Haines determined that what Hannah had captured unwittingly in her photo of the mountain was a genuine airborne object and not the result of emulsion deformity or optical illusion of the camera's inner mechnisms.
www.rense.com /general42/tm_oct.htm   (9829 words)

  
 October:  Poems, Quotes, Lore, Songs, Links and Gardening Chores
October, the tenth month of the current Gregorian calendar and the second month of Autumn’s rule, derives its name from octo, the Latin word meaning “eight,” as October was the eighth month of the old Roman calendar.
The traditional birthstone amulets of October are opal, rose sapphire, and tourmaline; and the calendula is the month’s traditional flower.
October is shared by the astrological signs of Libra the Scales (or Balance) and Scorpio the Scorpion, and is sacred to the following Pagan deities: Cernunnos, Hecate, the Morrigan, Osiris, and the Wiccan Goddess in Her dark aspect
www.egreenway.com /months/monoct.htm   (2171 words)

  
 October Holidays | 2006 | Halloween | Ramadan | Columbus Day | Canadian Thanksgiving | United Nations |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Each year there is a theme to help bring awareness to the world about mental health.
And on October 24th of the same year, the United Nations Charter was passed and the United Nations became an official governing body.
The United Nations Day mission statement is that the day "shall be devoted to making known to the people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations, and to gaining their support for the work of the United Nations." The United Nations is involved with numerous humanitarian and war-related issues every year.
www.kidzworld.com /article/2576-october-holidays   (610 words)

  
 NOAA News Online (Story 2536)
NOAA reported the average temperature for the contiguous United States for October (based on preliminary data) was 1.4 degrees F (0.8 degrees C) above the mean for the period of reliable measurements from 1895 to 2004.
For October 2005, four hurricanes and two tropical storms formed, tying a record last set in 1950 for the greatest number of named storms for October.
The average global temperature anomaly for combined land and ocean surfaces for October (based on preliminary data) was 1.22 degrees F (0.68 degrees C) above the 1880-2004 long-term mean.
www.noaanews.noaa.gov /stories2005/s2536.htm   (694 words)

  
 The Weather of October 2001
Under the influence of the northeast monsoon, the weather in Hong Kong was mainly fine and dry on the first three days of October apart from a few isolated showers on the evening of 1 October.
It became cloudy on 8 October as a cold front over the northern part of Guangdong moved closer to the coast.
Monthly meteorological figures and departures from normal of October are tabulated in Table 2.
www.geocities.com /wwhk3/monthweather/2001/200110weather.html   (570 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: October: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The youthful exuberance they demonstrated on BOY was now a given, but for this, their second album, the conceptual end of things began to coalesce as well.
Most affecting, and indicative of the group's progress is the emotional epic "Gloria;" full of resounding major chords and throbbing rhythms, it's simultaneously an open admission of self-doubt and a call to arms to embrace life's uncertainties.
October is the sound of a young U2 finding their feet and sound.Its not perfect, but that kinda adds to its charm.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000001FS1   (737 words)

  
 October EHS 2004
Existing-home sales slipped 0.1 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate* of 6.75 million units from an upwardly revised level of 6.76 million in September.
According to Freddie Mac, the national average commitment rate for a 30-year, conventional, fixed-rate mortgage was 5.72 percent in October, down from 5.75 percent in September; the rate was 5.95 percent in October 2003.
Housing inventory at the end of October improved slightly, rising 0.4 percent from September to a total of 2.40 million existing homes available for sale, which represents a 4.3-month supply at the current sales pace.
www.realtor.org /PublicAffairsWeb.nsf/Pages/OctEHS04?OpenDocument   (928 words)

  
 CNN.com - Special Reports
Rusin died October 11, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his military vehicle was ambushed by Iraqi insurgents on October 10.
Brown died October 8, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his patrol vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb on October 1, 2004.
Pettaway died October 3, 2004, in Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Falluja, Iraq, on August 27, 2004.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2003/iraq/forces/casualties/2004.10.html   (2017 words)

  
 The History Place - This Month in History
In June of 1994, Simpson had been arrested and charged in the stabbing deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her male friend.
He developed air brakes for trains and was later responsible for the adoption of alternating current (AC) systems for electric power transmission in the U.S. He was also the first employer to give his employees paid vacations.
October 13, 54 A.D. - Roman Emperor Claudius died after eating mushrooms poisoned by his wife, the Empress Agrippina.
www.historyplace.com /specials/calendar/october.htm   (6846 words)

  
 WIL WHEATON dot NET: Where is my mind?: i ::heart:: october
October is a pretty good month, except for the cold.
October is the best month for running, weather-wise, in the Northeast (and elsewhere, too, I guess).
and October is the month when the weather where I live starts to resemble something from a planet that would support human life.
www.wilwheaton.net /mt/archives/001395.php   (2160 words)

  
 sunthai,thailand 2004,thailand 2005,thais,Festival and Celebrations Manual in October2005.
Chon Buri Buffalo Races, October 9, 2005, Chon Buri.
October 15, Chon Buri Buffalo Races -- The fastest and most beautiful water buffalos in the land gather in Chon Buri each year to compete in speed races and beauty pageants.
October 23, Chulalongkorn Day -- This day honours King Chulalongkorn or King Rama V (1868-1910), one of Thailand's most revered monarch.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/7153/oct.htm   (1032 words)

  
 October 2005: Food Festivals, Culinary Festivals and Events
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin October 1 and 2...
October 1 and 2 Beach Haven, New Jersey...
October 15 and 16 St. Mary's County, Maryland...
chef2chef.net /events/food-festivals/2005-10.htm   (387 words)

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