06/09/17 - NNHS Newsletter -
Cole Porter's 126th Birthday
“My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We try to repeat today's birthday celebration here every year because I am one of Cole Porter's biggest fans:
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR4Frv6CXgU&NR=1&feature=fvwp - Cole Porter Tribute
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVlDs5DYEUI - Cole Porter Medley - Judy Garland, 1965 Academy Awards - introduced by Gene Kelly
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN AND the late Eileen Casey Sparkman (Ferguson HS - '68) (deceased 08/16/11)!
Happy Birthday this week to:
11 - Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA;
12 - Cynthia Clontz Mears ('57);
14 - The United States Army - 1775 AND the late Rosalee Will Jecmenek ('65) (d. 20 July 2013) AND Cindy _____ Konstant of VA (Wife of George Konstant - '65 of VA) AND Linda McKenna Sivilich of PA AND My Grandson, Buckley Harty of CA;
16 - Jane Hoffman ('57) AND Kay Walker Gray ('57) of VA AND Nancy Dearing Berry ('62) of TX!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
350 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 09, 1667 - Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet began. It lasted for five days and resulted in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|June 09, 1940 - Norway surrendered to the Nazis.
June 09, 1944 - 99 civilians were hung from lampposts and balconies
by German troops in
in reprisal for
THIS DAY IN 1960:
Thursday, June 09, 1960 - The Newport News High School Class of 1960 was graduated.
I've attached scans of the invitation, program and tickets for Commencement Exercises for the Class of 1960.
Commencement took place on Thursday, June 9, 1960 at 8 pm. Please note a typo - the program says
Friday, June 9th but commencement was actually on Thursday, June 9th.
I also have the invitation for the "Graduation Dance at Newport News High School Cafeteria" for Thursday, June 9, 1960,
from 10 pm to 1 am; a ticket and program for the Junior-Senior Prom "Misty" for June 3, 1960, from 9 pm to 12 m,
(as well as my corsage); and a program for the Commencement Service at NNHS on Sunday, June 5, 1960, at 5 pm.
These are all in one big album with pictures from the 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, and 45th reunions of the Class of 60!
of Karen Weinstein Witte ('60) of FL - 07/12/06 and 08/01/06
THIS DAY IN 1963:
Sunday, June 09, 1963 - The Newport News High
School Class of 1963 was graduated.
Courtesy of Susie Overton Jones
('63) of VA - 05/30/03
THIS DAY IN 1967:
Russell M. Nelson
Friday, June 09, 1967 -
Golan Heights from
really want a certain blessing, you’d better find out what
the laws are that govern that blessing and then work on
becoming obedient to those laws.”
(b. 09 Sept 1924)
Russell M. Nelson
From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ, Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Coordinator at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - 06/08/17:
Thanks, Cousin Jim!
this modern technology just makes people try to do
everything at once.”
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/30/17 - "Goodies (#9 in a Series of 20)":
|Thank you, Shari!|
BONUS NIGHT AND DAY CROCHET PATTERN:
Ann Regis' Night & Day Wrap
BONUS COLE PORTER RECIPE:
My sister is a know-it-all who bristles at anyone’s well-intentioned advice. But when our older sister gave her several clever tips, she was impressed.
"I have to hand it to Sue," she told me. "She really is smart. Not Jeopardy smart, more like Wheel of Fortune smart."
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/23/17
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
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!
You're the Top, What is This Thing Called Love, Let's
Do It, I Get a Kick Out of You,
My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Begin the Beguine, Night and Day
Music and Lyrics byCole Porter
Why pick one, when there are so many?
Howsabout a medley? Runs for 9m46s.
Cole Porter selection includes, You're the Top, What is This Thing Called Love, Let's Do It,
I Get a Kick Out of You, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Begin the Beguine, Night and Day.
Lyrics: Forget 'em. Too many songs. Everybody knows the words, anyway, right?
Well, they certainly should!!!Cole Porter Medley for Piano midi courtesy
Both Images of Cole Porter courtesy ofhttp://www.geocities.com/porterguide/ - 06/08/06
Brown Star Divider Line clip art courtesy ofhttp://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty
('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Air Force Seal clip
art courtesy of
http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06
J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07
Animated Defensive Praying Mantis (by AF Artist - Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 07/10/08
Animated Thumbs Up Smiley courtesy of
Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/19/06
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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