It wasn't just about the British push for freedom from Europe. It was about a global quest for independence, which was global and local.
What we lacked at the time was a referendum date, but we have it now - Britain will vote to leave the EU on 23rd June, 2016. That makes the prediction firmer.
UKIP, led by Nigel Farage, is widely tipped to come second to Labour in media polls (at 23rd April 2014) and some commentators see an outright victory. So what do the horoscopes for UKIP and Mr Farage look like?