01/08/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
Elvis Presley's 80th Birthday
"You only pass through this life once, you don't come back
for an encore."
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today would have been Elvis' 80th Birthday - or maybe, MAYBE - it still is!
BONUS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmakK7BSRnE - Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
http://www.elvis.com - the official site
http://www.ibiblio.org/elvis/elvishom.html - the unofficial site
|"Can't Help Falling in Love" is a
song originally recorded by American singer
Elvis Presley and published by Gladys Music, Elvis Presley's
publishing company. It was written by
Luigi Creatore and
George David Weiss.
The melody is based on "Plaisir
(1784), a popular romance by
Jean Paul Egide Martini (1741–1816). It was featured in
Elvis Presley's 1961 film,
Blue Hawaii. During the following four decades, it was recorded
by numerous other artists, including British
whose 1993 version topped the
UK charts, and Swedish pop group
Elvis Presley's version of the song, which topped the British charts in 1962, has appeared in numerous other films, including Coyote Ugly and Walt Disney's Lilo & Stitch. The single is certified by the RIAA as a Platinum record, for US sales in excess of one million copies. In the United States, the Elvis Presley version of the song peaked at number two on the pop chart and went to number one on the Easy Listening chart for six weeks.
During Presley's late 1960s and 1970s live performances, the song was performed as the show's finale. Most notably, it was also sung in the live segment of his 1968 NBC television special, and as the closer for his 1973 Global telecast, Aloha from Hawaii. A version with a faster and sloppier arrangement was used as the closing for Presley's final TV special, Elvis in Concert.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Mrs. Wilma Salmon Robinson (Warwick HS - '51) of VA AND Dreamadon Dillon Skidmore ('57) AND Sonja Settles Allen ('57) AND Pat Branch Coltrane ('57) AND Bill Collins ('63) AND Ruth Thom Chapman ('63)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Joan Burcher Green ('57) AND Alvin Blankenship ('63) AND Joe Dickson ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - Peggy Taylor Hudson ('57) AND Suzanne Mason Haff (Warwick HS - '61) of NC AND the late Bob Parrish ('68) (deceased 12 Jan 2013);
11 - My Brother-in-Law, the late Miles Nowitzky (Granby HS - '50) (d. 07 May 2005) AND Frances Goodson Wang ('65) of MD AND Ron Haney ('65) of VA AND Ron Smith ('65) of VA AND Barbara Dye Hensley ('69) of VA AND FlyLady of NC;
13 - My Grandson, Hunter Huber of Alberta;
14 - Ronnie Todd ('63);
15 - The late Skippy Weitz ('57) (deceased 22 Nov 2012) AND Mary Markiewich Hux ('67) of VA!
|Many Happy Returns to You All!|
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|January 08, 1815 - War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson led American forces in victory over the British.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:January 08, 1940 - Britain introduced food rationing.
January 08, 1945 - Philippine Commonwealth troops under the Philippine Commonwealth Army units entered the province of Ilocos Sur in Northern Luzon and attacked Japanese Imperial forces.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Friday, January 08, 1965 - Actress Michelle Forbes was born Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo in Austin, Texas.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 01/07/15:
greatest love is not found in the dramatic scenes that poets and writers
immortalize. Often, the greatest manifestations of love are the simple
acts of kindness and caring we extend to those we meet along the path of
Thanks so much, Susan!
From George Helliesen ('61) of MI - 01/06/15 - "Laws They Don't Teach in Physics":
SO TRUE! Thanks, George!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC - 01/07/15 - "The World Is Mine":
SO SWEET! Thank you, Haul Party!
From My Friend, Tina, of SC - 01/06/15:
Hahahahaha! Me, for sure.
ME, TOO! Thanks, Tina!
INDEED! Thanks, George!
BONUS ELVIS CROCHET PATTERNS:
http://www.mckcreations.com/sil.htm - Elvis Graphs - Sorry, not FREE, but if you had your heart set on one.....
BONUS ELVIS' FAVORITE RECIPES:
http://southernfood.about.com/od/southernregionalfood/tp/Elvis-Presley-s-Favorites.htm - Elvis Presley's Favorite Dishes: Down-Home Southern Recipes Elvis Would Have Enjoyed
|1. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.|
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 11/27/14
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Can't Help Falling in Love
Recorded by Elvis Presley (08 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977), 1961
Wise men say only fools rush in
Falling in Love" midi courtesy of
http://www.fromtheheartpostcards.com/MidiPreview.html - 01/08/08
"Can't Help Falling in Love" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricsfreak.com/e/elvis+presley/cant+help+falling+in+love_20048912.html - 01/08/08
First Elvis Image courtesy of http://www.fiftiesweb.com/elvis.htm - 01/07/05
Second Elvis Image courtesy of http://www.buy-images.com/3c-Elvis-Presley.html - 08/06/04 - I think....
Musical Bar clip art courtesy of http://clipart-darktreasures.com/Clip_Art/ClipArtMusicSheetMusic.htm - 02/05/04
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Navy and Army Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
FlyLady Logo courtesy of http://www.flylady.net/ - 10/13/11
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
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