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06/02/18 - NNHS Newsletter
Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Never seek to tell thy love, Love that never told can be;
For the gentle wind does move Silently, invisibly.

I told my love, I told my love, I told her all my heart;
Trembling, cold, in ghastly fears, Ah! she did depart!

Soon as she was gone from me, A traveler came by,
Silently, invisibly, He took her with a sigh.”
 

- William Blake
(28 Nov 1757 - 12 Aug 1827)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

  Let's see if we really have any secrets to divulge today.....   ‹(•¿•)›

  The first secret is that the 1963 video of The Beatles singing Do You Want to Know a Secret? has been removed from YouTube, and all I was able to find were videos made by cover groups.


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Do_You_Want_to_Know_a_Secret:

"Do You Want to Know a Secret" is a song by the Beatles from the 1963 album Please Please Me, sung by George Harrison. In the United States, it was the first top ten song to feature Harrison as a lead singer, reaching number 2 on the Billboard chart in 1964 as a single released by Vee-Jay, VJ 587. The song reached the #1 position on Billboard in 1981 and #2 in the United Kingdom in a cover version by Stars on 45 as part of a medley. Alvin and the Chipmunks covered the song for their 1964 album The Chipmunks Sing the Beatles Hits.

"Do You Want to Know a Secret" was primarily written by John Lennon, but credited to McCartney–Lennon. The song was inspired by "I'm Wishing",[1] a tune from Walt Disney’s 1937 animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which Lennon's mother, Julia Lennon, would sing to him as a child. The first two lines of the song in Disney's movie ("Want to know a secret? Promise not to tell?") come right after the opening lyrics ("You'll never know how much I really love you... You'll never know how much I really care...").[2][3] McCartney said it was a "50-50 collaboration written to order", i.e., for Harrison to sing.[4]

In 1980, Lennon said that he gave "Do You Want to Know a Secret" to Harrison to sing because "it only had three notes and he wasn't the best singer in the world", but added "he has improved a lot since then."[3] Harrison sang two songs on Please Please Me, this song by Lennon–McCartney and "Chains" by Goffin/King. "Don't Bother Me" from With The Beatles, was the first Beatles song composed solely by Harrison.[5]

The song was recorded during a ten-hour session on 11 February 1963 along with nine other songs for Please Please Me.[6]

"Do You Want to Know a Secret" was released a year later as a single by Vee-Jay in the United States on 23 March 1964, reaching the number two spot behind another Beatles song, "Can't Buy Me Love" in Billboard, reaching number three on the Cash Box chart, but reaching number one for two weeks in the chart published by the Teletheatre Research Institute...


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to      Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA AND AND  Linda Booth Reed ('63) of VA AND  Connie McGhee Soles ('63) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Bill Combs ('63) AND     Gail Kiger Bonsey (Ferguson HS - '73) of OR!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

04 -   Raoul Weinstein ('57) of GA AND Catherine Slusser Hudson ('64) of VA;

05 -   Brian Blakley (Cheyenne HS, NV - '04) of UT;

06 - Robert Hemintoller ('57) AND Bertha Smith Zacharias ('57) AND   My Granddaughter, Eve Harty of CA;

07 -  Fred Field (June '45) of CA AND  the late Al Simms ('60) (deceased 08/11/16)  AND Donnie Morris ('67) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


PAGE HITS:

Hit #170,500 was made by an unknown user sometime in very late May 2018 when I wasn't paying attention.

     http://www.nnhs65.com/page-hits.html


THIS DAY IN WWII:

June 02, 1941 - The Massacre of Kondomari: German paratoopers murdered Greek civilians in the village of Kondomari. The shooting was the first of a long series of mass reprisals in Crete and was orchestrated by Generaloberst Kurt Student, in retaliation for the participation of Cretans in the Battle of Crete which had ended with the surrender of the island only two days earlier. Men, women and children were forced to gather in the village square. Then, a number of hostages was selected among the men while women and children were released. The hostages were led to the surrounding olive groves and later fired upon in cold blood. The exact number of the victims is unclear. According to German records, a total of 23 men were killed but other sources raise the toll to about 60.

June 02, 1944 - The United States began "shuttle bombing" in Operation Frantic. The operation was created solely to destroy Germany's war economy.


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Saturday, June 02, 1968- Television host Andy Cohen was born Andrew Joseph Cohen in St. Louis, Missouri.

Saturday, June 02, 1968 -
Pianist and composer André Mathieu (b. René André Rodolphe Mathieu on 18 Feb 1929 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) died suddenly at the age of 39.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/01/15:

“Obedience is a choice. It is a choice between our own limited knowledge and power and God's unlimited wisdom and omnipotence.

- L. Tom Perry
(05 Aug 1922 - 30 May 2015
)

    Thanks so much, Susan!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/02/18:
 
  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


FOR THE ARCHIVE:

http://www.nnhs65.com/famous-soldiers.html

James Arness

(James King Aurness)

26 May 1923
Minneapolis, MN

03 June 2011
Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA

* Actor
* Producer

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Arness


  From Mary Massey Lyle ('61) of PA - 06/01/18:
 

   

INDEED! Thank you, Mary!

 
 


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 05/31/18:
 

   EXACTLY! Thank you, Jean!
 
 


  From Chuck Jones ('66) of FL - 06/01/18:

    Thanks, Chuck!
 
 


“Three cheers for our queer old dean!

- Attributed to the Reverend William Archibald Spooner
(
22 July 1844 – 29 Aug 1930)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/20/18 - "Good and Beautiful Flowers" (#13 in a Series of 19):

  Turn off your t.v.
Turn off your cell phone.
Power down your computer.
Turn off your mind chatter.
Sit still and connect to the divine.
Do this for at least ten minutes a day.
You'll be surprised at the guidance that comes through.
--A student of life

     Thank you, Shari!

 
 


BONUS SECRET CROCHET PATTERNS:

My Secret Crochet Blog - No, not mine - HERS!


BONUS SECRET KNIT PATTERNS:


7 Shawls, 1 Secret Stitch: Mysterious Knitting Patterns - "Sometimes we need a little mystery in our lives to spice things up."


BONUS SECRET RECIPES:


Copy That! Secret Restaurant Recipes - "Top secret restaurant recipes from your favorite chains created by Food Network Magazine."


FINALLY:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/01/18:

A young man, fresh out of college, went to see his doctor one day.

"Doc, there's something wrong with me. Every time I stand in a baby's high chair and face southwest, and then touch my tongue to a piece of aluminum foil that's wrapped around an acorn, I get a strange tingle in my big toe. Can you tell me what the problem is?"

"Sure," the doctor said. "You have way too much time on your hands."


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, May 09, 2018 -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.

3. Saturday, June 09, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 PM - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its Belated 70th Birthday Celebration at The Cove Restaurant in City Center (across the fountain from the Marriott Hotel), Newport News. No admission cost; run your own food and beverage tab. RSVPs should have been made by May 01 to Lynn Walker Brothers at brothersbc@msn.com, 757-595-4116 or Pauline Collins Shofner at pcshofner@verizon.net, 757-595-1965.

4. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Contact lindameredith@verizon.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/26/18

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 


NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!    


Do You Want to Know a Secret

Words and Music primarily by John Lennon (09 Oct 1940 – 08 Dec 1980); Credited to McCartney–Lennon

Recorded by The Beatles, 1963
 

You never know how much I really love you
You'll never know how much I really care

Listen, do you want to know a secret
Do you promise not to tell, woh, woh, woh
Closer, let me whisper in your ear

Say the words you long to hear
I'm in love with you, oo

Listen, do you want to know a secret
Do you promise not to tell, woh, woh, woh
Closer, let me whisper in your ear
Say the words you long to hear
I'm in love with you, oo

I've known a secret for a week or two
Nobody knows just we two

Listen, do you want to know a secret
Do you promise not to tell, woh, woh, woh
Closer, let me whisper in your ear
Say the words you long to hear
I'm in love with you, oo, oo

 


Now, this could be a really eye-opening Newsletter.

 "Do You Want to Know a Secret?" midi courtesy of http://rock.mididb.com/beatles/ - 06/02/06
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 10/29/05
Thanks, Dave!

"Do You Want to Know a Secret?" lyrics courtesy of http://www.iqm.ro/beatles/lyrics/pdoyouwan.html 
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 10/29/05
Thanks again, Dave!

NOTE: This page was unavailable at press time, so the lyrics are actually courtesy
of http://www.stevesbeatles.com/songs/do_you_want_to_know_a_secret.asp - 06/02/06

Image of "Le Secret" Neyret Freres Woven Silk Tapestry courtesy of http://members.aol.com/neyretfreres/neyret.html - 06/02/06

Kilroy Face courtesy of 5kidz2many of MO - 01/24/10
Thanks, Rhonda!

Animated Tantrum Smiley clip art courtesy of http://www.clipartof.com/details/emoticon/1923.html - 03/05/09

Icon’s Decorative Bar #81 Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.iconbazaar.com/bars/decorative/pg06.html - 06/02/06

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve!

Cheyenne High School (NV) Desert Shields Logo courtesy of http://www.ccsd.net/schools/cheyenne/sports.htm - 02/05/08

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Bronze Star clip art courtesy of http://www.wpclipart.com/armed_services/ - 05/09/08

 Page Hit Counter clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 03/07/06

Animated Laughing Mouse clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
Thanks, Al!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16

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