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01/29/16 - NNHS Newsletter
“Life is a mosaic of pleasure and pain -
grief is an interval between two moments
Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
It's a little known fact that I'm almost as big a Marty Robbins fan as I am of Frank Sinatra. Shhhh. It'll be our secret. Yes, I know this is really a Bobby Darin song. Don't confuse my "mind" with facts.
BONUS - Eighteen Yellow Roses - Marty Robbins
|... In 1962, Darin began to write and sing country music, with hit songs including "Things" (US #3/UK #2) (1962), "You're the Reason I'm Living" (US #3), and "18 Yellow Roses" (US #10). The latter two were recorded by Capitol Records, which he joined in 1962, before returning to Atlantic four years later. In 1966, he had his final UK hit single, with a version of Tim Hardin's "If I Were A Carpenter", which peaked at # 9. He performed the opening and closing songs on the soundtrack of the 1965 Walt Disney film That Darn Cat!. "Things" was sung by Dean Martin in the 1967 TV special Movin' With Nancy, starring Nancy Sinatra....|
Happy Birthday today to Nancy Keesee (Tucker) Crawley ('57) of TX AND HP Lucas ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jackie Belote Ward ('63) of VA AND Charlie Phillips ('65) of TN AND Brenda Shepard McCoy ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
31 - Lynn Stewart Schroeder ('71) of NC;John Patterson ('59) of TN AND Alan Nesbitt ('64) of NC!
Many Happy Returns to you all!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|January 29, 1916 - World War I: Paris was first bombed by German zeppelins.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
Alexandros Koryzis became
Prime Minister of Greece upon the sudden death of his
January 29, 1943 - On the first day of the
Battle of Rennell Island, U.S. cruiser Chicago was
torpedoed and heavily damaged by Japanese bombers.
1944 - The
Battle of Cisterna took place in central
January 29, 1944 - Approximately 38 people were killed and about a dozen injured when the Polish village of Koniuchy (present-day Kaniūkai, Lithuania) was attacked by Soviet partisan units.
THIS DAY IN 1966:
|Saturday, January 29, 1966 - Footballer Keith Dublin was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.|
|“Anything done for
another is done for oneself.”
BONUS YELLOW ROSES CROCHET PATTERNS:
BONUS YELLOW FOODS RECIPES:
http://www.yummly.com/recipes/yellow-food - WOWZERS! A plethora of yummies!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Eighteen Yellow Roses
and recorded by
Bobby Darin, 1963
Marty Robbins, 19__
"Eighteen Yellow Roses" midi (sequenced by Ron Tilden) and lyrics - http://www.jacquedee63.com/eighteenyellowroses.html - 01/30/10 (sic)
Image of Eighteen Yellow Roses courtesy of http://bellagardenflorals.blogspot.com/ - 01/31/10 (sic)
Animated Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al
Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Military Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Animated Wildly Laughing Dog courtesy of Eva Ellis Madagan ('61) of FL -
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06