Daily Archives: October 30, 2019

Watch “Tschaikowsky: 6. Sinfonie (»Pathétique«)” on YouTube

Watch “Prokofiev-Romeo and Juliet ☆The World Orchestra ☆Josep Vicent” on YouTube

Watch “Khachaturian: Violin Concerto in D minor – Oistrakh / Khachaturian / Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra” on YouTube

Watch “Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade: Symphonic Suite, Op. 35” on YouTube

Horoscope♉: 10/30/2019


Just as soon as you taste success, something comes along to make you feel badly about it. Perhaps another person is jealous of you, and so does or says things that make you feel uncertain. Perhaps the doubt comes from an internal source that says that you don’t deserve prosperity. Don’t be thrown off course by this. Move forward with your plans.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Halloween (Scotland)

Today’s Holiday:
Halloween (Scotland)

Many of the traditional customs associated with Halloween in Scotland are described in the famous poem of that name by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. “Pulling the kail” referred to the custom of sending boys and girls out into the garden (or kailyard) blindfolded to pull up the first plant they encountered; its size, shape, and texture would reveal the appearance and disposition of the finder’s future husband or wife. It was also believed that by eating an apple in front of a mirror, a young woman could see the reflection of her future mate peering over her shoulder. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Michael Landon (1936)

Today’s Birthday:
Michael Landon (1936)

After appearing in minor roles on TV, Landon made his film debut in 1957’s I Was a Teenage Werewolf. He endeared himself to audiences as Little Joe in the western series Bonanza (1959-1973) and later as Charles Ingalls in the series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie. He also sometimes wrote and directed episodes for the shows in which he acted, including Highway to Heaven. A prankster, Landon put what reptile in his mouth to get a laugh? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Martin Luther Posts His Ninety-Five Theses (1517)

This Day in History:
Martin Luther Posts His Ninety-Five Theses (1517)

According to the traditional account, Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the castle church in Wittenberg, Germany—an event now seen as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Written in response to the selling of indulgences to pay for the rebuilding of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the theses represented an implicit criticism of papal policy and aroused much controversy. Why do some scholars question whether Luther actually nailed his theses to the church door? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Gilbert Chesterton

Quote of the Day:
Gilbert Chesterton

Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Ladislaus I of Hungary

Article of the Day:
Ladislaus I of Hungary

Now regarded by Hungarians as the model of chivalry and valor, Ladislaus was king of Hungary from 1077 to 1095. An able king, he expanded his country, suppressed paganism, modified the criminal code, and issued laws protecting private property. In 1091, he conquered Croatia at the invitation of his sister, Croatia’s widowed queen. He supported the pope against the Holy Roman Emperor but refused to swear fealty to the papacy. Still, he was canonized in 1198. What miracles are attributed to him? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: explore every avenue

Idiom of the Day:
explore every avenue

To investigate or pursue every possible means to find a solution to a given problem or to achieve a desired outcome. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: emancipate

Word of the Day:

Definition: (verb) Free from slavery or servitude.

Synonyms: manumit

Usage: The abolitionists fought to put an end to the slave trade and emancipate all of those who had been so cruelly enslaved.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Watch “Sibelius – Finlandia op. 26 (Opening of the new Helsinki music hall)” on YouTube

Watch “Johannes Brahms – Hungarian Dances No. 5 & 6 Maciej Tomasiewicz – conductor” on YouTube

Other masterpieces: Watch “Camille Saint-Saën – Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah” on YouTube

Watch “❤♫ John Barry – The Old Woman (Somewhere In Time)” on YouTube

Watch “❤♫ John Barry – The Old Woman (Somewhere In Time)” on YouTube