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05/20/19 - NNHS Newsletter - Bread and Butter

“The history of the world is the record of a man
in quest for his daily bread and butter

- Hendrik Willem van Loon
(14 Jan 1882 – 11 Mar 1944)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   How about a Golden Oldie from 1964?

BONUS - Bread and Butter - The Newbeats, 1964



"Bread and Butter" is a 1964 song by The Newbeats. Written by Larry Parks and Jay Turnbow, "Bread and Butter" was the group's first and most popular hit, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 1964 for two weeks,[1][2] while attaining the same position on Cashbox for one week.[3] The song reached #15 in the United Kingdom[4] and #8 in Australia. It sold over one million copies in the United States, attaining a gold disc.[1][4]

"Bread and Butter" served as The Newbeats' demo in an effort to obtain a recording contract with Hickory Records. They were then asked to formally record the track for the label.[1]

The opening two-chord piano riff and the lead falsetto singing voice of Larry Henley are notable features of the song...



   Happy Birthday today to   Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to  Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57);

24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);

25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57) (d. 04 Nov 2009);

26 -   Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of CA;

27 - Mary Johnson Weaver ('57)!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!



May 20, 1940 - Holocaust: The first prisoners arrived at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz.

May 20, 1941 - Battle of Crete – German paratroops invaded Crete. The last of the Allies evacuated on May 31.

May 20, 1942 - Japan completed the conquest of Burma.



May 20, 1969 - The Battle of Hamburger Hill in Vietnam ended.

May 20, 1969 - Wrestler, producer, and soldier Road Dogg was born Brian Girard James in Marietta, Georgia.


“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”

- James A. Michener
(03 Feb 1907 - 16 Oct 1997)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 05/20/18:
  Thank you, Joan!


  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 05/20/19, 5:46 AM:

  GOOD MORNING! Well, Monday, Monday is back again but you surely don't have to be blue. Just open your heart and let the Spirit engulf you and God will take care of you. Not just on Monday but on every day. Be blessed, everyone, and have a bright and shining Monday no matter what the weather. You woke up this morning, blessed with another day. So use it to get things done with his love and care and you'll be a success as you follow His Way.

     Thank you, Jimmy!



  From Barbara Woods Spiers ('61) of VA -