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1005

Year 1005 was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. Spring – The Republic of Pisa conducts a military offensive against the Saracen strongholds in Southern Italy; the Pisan fleet sacks the city of Reggio Calabria. Pisa becomes one of the four commercial Maritime Republics, which fight each other for control of the Mediterranean Sea. High King Brian Boru makes a second expedition to the north, to take hostages from the northern kingdoms. During this campaign he visits Armagh – making an offering of 20 ounces of gold to the church and confirming to the apostolic see of Saint Patrick, ecclesiastical supremacy over the whole of Ireland. March 25 – King Kenneth III is killed in the battle of Monzievaird in Strathearn, he is succeeded by his cousin Malcolm II as ruler of Scotland. Summer – Danish Viking raiders under Sweyn I continue to ravage the cities in Southern England. A famine strikes Sweyn's army. November 16 – Ælfric of Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury, leaves ships to the people of Wiltshire and Kent in his will.

Leaving the best one, equipped for 60 men, to King Æthelred the Unready. January 13–18– The Shanyuan Treaty is negotiated between the Liao Dynasty and the Song Dynasty; the Song government agrees to pay an annual tribute of 200,000 bolts of raw silk and 100,000 taels of silver. Ending the northern border clashes against Liao. Lê Trung Tông succeeds his father Lê Hoàn as emperor of the Early Lê Dynasty, preceding anarchy and 8 months succession war with other princes. Lê Ngoạ Triều succeeds killing him after just a 3-days reign; the Shūi Wakashū is compiled by Emperor Kazan of Japan. June 20 – Ali az-Zahir, Fatimid caliph of Egypt September 26 – Fujiwara no Nagaie, Japanese nobleman A Nong, Chinese shaman and matriarch Berenguer Ramon I, Spanish nobleman Bertha of Blois, duchess consort of Brittany Eilika of Schweinfurt, German noblewoman Frederick II, German nobleman and overlord Llywelyn Aurdorchog, Welsh nobleman Macbeth, king of Scotland Mahmud al-Kashgari, Turkish lexicographer March 25 – Kenneth III, king of Scotland October 31 – Abe no Seimei, Japanese astrologer November 16 – Ælfric of Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury December 14 – Adalbero II, bishop of Verdun and Metz December 27 – Nilus the Younger, Byzantine abbot Abu Hilal al-Askari, Muslim scholar and writer Cynan ap Hywel, prince of Gwynedd Lê Hoàn, emperor of the Early Lê Dynasty Lê Trung Tông, emperor of the Early Lê Dynasty Isma'il Muntasir, ruler of the Samanids Mael Ruanaidh Ua Dubhda, king of Connacht Ma Yize, Muslim astronomer of the Song Dynasty Ragnall mac Gofraid, king of the Isles Sigmundur Brestisson, Viking chieftain Yves de Bellême, Norman nobleman

Dennis Wilson

Dennis Carl Wilson was an American musician and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best remembered as the middle brother of bandmates Brian and Carl Wilson. Dennis was the only true surfer in the Beach Boys, his personal life exemplified the "California Myth" that the band's early songs celebrated, he was known for his association with Charles Manson, a cult leader and songwriter convicted of several murders, for co-starring in the 1971 film Two-Lane Blacktop. Wilson served on drums and backing vocals for the Beach Boys, his playing can be heard on many of the group's hits, despite the popular misconception that he was always replaced on record by studio musicians. He had few lead vocals on the band's songs, but his prominence as a singer-songwriter increased following their 1968 album Friends, his music is characterized for reflecting his "edginess" and "little of his happy charm". His original songs for the group included "Little Bird", "Forever", "Slip On Through". Friends and biographers say that he was an uncredited writer on "You Are So Beautiful", a hit for Joe Cocker in 1974.

During his final years, Wilson struggled with drug addiction which contributed to tensions with his bandmates. His solo album Pacific Ocean Blue was released to moderate sales. Sessions for a follow-up, disintegrated before his death. In 1988, Wilson was inducted into the Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beach Boys, he drowned at age 39 in 1983. Wilson was born in Inglewood, the son of Audree Neva and Murry Gage Wilson, he spent his family years with his parents in Hawthorne, California. Dennis' role in the family dynamic, which he himself acknowledged, was that of the black sheep. Out of the three Wilson brothers, he was the most to get beaten by their strong-willed father, Murry. Possessed with an abundance of physical energy and a combative nature, Dennis refused to participate in family singalongs, avoided vocalizing on the early recordings that Brian made on a portable tape recorder. However, Dennis would sing with his brothers late at night in their shared bedroom, a song Brian recalled as "our special one we'd sing," titled "Come Down, Come Down from the Ivory Tower."

Brian noted of the late night brotherly three-part harmonies: "We developed a little blend which aided us when we started to get into the Beach Boys stuff." Dennis' mother, forced Brian to include Dennis in the original lineup of the Beach Boys. Urged by older cousin Mike Love, Dennis had approached Brian to form a group and compose a song about surfing; the Beach Boys formed in August 1961, with Murry taking over as manager, were successful. Though the Beach Boys developed their image based on the California surfing culture, Dennis was the only actual surfer in the band. For the sleeve notes of their 1964 album All Summer Long, Dennis wrote: "They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world, it won't last either. But the memories will."In the early years of the Beach Boys, Brian gave him the role of the drummer. Dennis learned the basics of drumming at school lessons and, like the other members, he picked up more on the job. Brian took note of Dennis' limited drumming technique early on and, as the mid-1960s approached hired session drummers, such as Hal Blaine, to perform on studio recordings.

Dennis accepted this situation with equanimity giving high praise to his older brother's work, as Brian's compositions became more mature and complex. Early in 1963, Dennis teamed with Brian's former collaborator Gary Usher, a neighbor in Hawthorne who became a prolific creative figure in surf music recording and folk; as a duo writing and performing, calling themselves the Four-Speeds, they released the single "RPM" backed with "My Stingray". As Brian withdrew from the group, Dennis started writing songs for the Beach Boys, his first major released composition was "Little Bird", the B-side of the "Friends" single. These tracks, along with his "Be Still", were featured on the album Friends. In late spring 1968, Dennis was driving through Malibu when he noticed two female hitchhikers, Patricia Krenwinkel and Ella Jo Bailey, he dropped them off at their destination. On, Dennis noticed the same two girls hitchhiking again; this time he took them to his home at 14400 Sunset Boulevard. He recalled that he "told about our involvement with the Maharishi and they told me they too had a guru, a guy named Charlie who'd come out of jail after 12 years."

Dennis went to a recording session. They were known as members of the "Manson Family". Dennis was fascinated by Manson and his followers, referring to him as "the Wizard" in a Rave magazine article at the time; the two struck a friendship and, over the next few months, members of the Manson Family – women who were treated as servants – were housed at Wilson's household, costing him $100,000. Much of these expenses went into cars, clothes and penicillin shots for their persistent gonorrhoea. In late 1968, he told the magazine Record Mirror that "when I met I found he had great musical ideas. We're writing together now. He's dumb, in some ways, but I accept hi

Tal Rousso

Tal Rousso is a general of the Israel Defense Forces, serving in the reserves. He heads the IDF's Depth Corps, he served as an MK for the Labor Party. Rousso was born in kibbutz Hulata in northern Israel and drafted into the IDF in 1978, he served with the Israeli Air Force special forces unit Shaldag until discharged in 1981, but returned in 1982 to command a squad during the 1982 Lebanon War. That same year he received his officer's ranks, continued to advance up the chain of command, spending much of his early career in the special forces. During the 2006 Lebanon War Rousso served as the Assistant of the Head of the Operations Directorate in special missions. In October 2006 Chief of Staff Dan Halutz recommended Rousso to replace Operations Directorate head Gadi Eizenkot, promoted to head of Northern Command. Rousso's promotion was subsequently approved by Defense Minister Amir Peretz. In October 2010, Rousso was appointed as commander of the Southern Command, he oversaw Operation Pillar of Defense, before retiring in April 2013.

During his career Rousso earned a BA in political science from the University of Haifa and an MBA from Tel Aviv University