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John Major
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Birth Date:March 29, 1943
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
Birth Name:John Major Ball
Birth Place:London, England

Occupation:British prime minister

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John Major

Biography:John Major John Major was born on 29 March 1943, the son of Tom Major-Ball, a former travelling showman. He was christened John Roy Major but only the name John is shown on his birth certificate. He used the middle name Roy until the early 1980s.

He was born at the St Helier Hospital, Carshalton near the wealthy Worcester Park area of Sutton, attending primary school at Cheam Common, and then going to Rutlish Grammar School in Merton, from 1954 onwards, where he had an undistinguished education. In the 1950s, his father's garden ornaments business failed, and the family were forced to move to Brixton in 1955.

Major left school at sixteen in 1959, with three O-levels - in History, English Language, and English Literature. He would later gain three more by correspondence course in British Constitution, Mathematics and Economics. He watched his first debate in the House of Commons in 1956, and attributes his political ambitions to that event. He applied to become a bus conductor after leaving school, but his application was rejected due to his height, although early media reports claimed wrongly this was due to poor arithmetic. His first job was as a clerk in an insurance brokerage firm in 1959 after leaving school. Disliking this, he quit and for a time, he helped with his father's garden ornaments business with his brother, Terry Major-Ball. He also joined the Young Conservatives in Brixton at this time.

After a spell of unemployment, he started working at the London Electricity Board in 1963, and decided to undertake a correspondence course in banking. He took up a post as an executive at Standard Chartered Bank in May 1965 where he rose quickly through the ranks. He was sent to Nigeria by the bank in 1967, and nearly died after a car crash there.

He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers.

He married Norma Johnson (now Dame Norma Major, DBE) on 3 October 1970. They have a son, James, and a daughter, Elizabeth.

Chinese Horoscope for John Major
Includes characteristics and Vices
John Major's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 05, 1943 - January 24, 1944
Birthday: March 29, 1943

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

John Major's Personality Tarot Card Death - Personality Card

Birthday: March 29, 1943

Changes: the end of the old and the birth of the new.

John Major's Character Tarot Card The Emperor - Character Card

Birthday: March 29, 1943

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

John Major's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: March 29, 2018

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.




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