06/16/13 - NNHS Newsletter -
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”
- Jim Valvano
(10 Mar 1946 – 28 Apr 1993)
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
A very Happy Father's Day to all the daddies and granddaddies in our midst - and indeed to us all, as we remember our own fathers!
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9TNg4czHwY - Oh Mein Papa - Eddie Calvert, 1954
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y04seHfYLAA - Oh My Papa - Eddie Fisher, 1954
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWPhZldTYbU - Oh My Papa - The Everly Brothers
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq1K88EWqdw - Oh My Papa - Lena Zavaroni, 1974
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVmab3IxC_4&NR=1 - Oh Mein Papa - Lys Assia
BONUS #6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdytNGt3fD8&NR=1 - Oh Mein Papa - Freddy Quinn
|"O mein Papa" is a German song, as related by a young woman
remembering her beloved, once-famous
father. It was written by Swiss composer
Paul Burkhard in 1939 for the
musical Der Schwarze Hecht (The Black Pike),
reproduced in 1950 as
Feuerwerk (Fireworks) to a
Erik Charell, Jürg Amstein, and
Robert Gilbert. In 1954, that musical was turned into the film
It was adapted into English by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons under the title "Oh! My Pa-Pa". A recording by Eddie Fisher with Hugo Winterhalter's orchestra & chorus was made at Webster Hall, New York City, on December 12, 1953. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5552 (in USA) and by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10614.
Fisher's recording became a
on the U.S.
Billboard charts in 1954. Fisher's version also made the UK Top 10;
thus, in the UK, Calvert's version was number one while Fisher's made
the top 10, but missed the top spot, and in the U.S., the opposite
occurred. Calvert's version has a further claim to fame as the first UK
number one to be recorded at the most successful of all British
The song returned to Abbey Road when
Brian Fahey conducted an instrumental version in the summer of 1960
to be used as a backing track for
Connie Francis' English-Yiddish recording for her album
Connie Francis Sings Jewish Favorites. Francis
overdubbed her vocals in Hollywood. In June 1966, Francis overdubbed
the same the playback once more, this time with the original German
lyrics for her German concept album
Melodien, die die Welt erobern...
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Dino Vretos ('57) AND Roberta Hilsdon ('70) of GA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
18 - The late Mimi Weger Green ('40)(deceased 15 Mar 2010) AND Tim Whitt ('66) of VA AND Mike Leonard ('68) of VA AND the late Mark Wilson ('68) (deceased 04/19/11) AND Kathy McDaniel Adams ('71);
19 - Jill Douglas Schumacher ('57) AND Doris Landon Lewis ('57);
20 - Barbara Houston ('68) of Northern VA;
21 - Ralph Goldstein ('57) AND Kelly Loose Bustamante ('58) of VA AND Terry Haney ('66) of VA;
22 - Jim Cobb ('66) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
June 16, 1932 - The ban on Nazi storm troopers was lifted by the von Papen government in Germany.
June 16, 1940 - Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain became Premier of Vichy France.
June 16, 1940 - A
Communist government was installed in
THIS DAY IN 1963:
|Sunday, June 16, 1963 -
It was Father's Day then, too.
From Me ('65) of NC - 06/16/13:
From My Friend, Lauren, of CA -
06/16/13 - "This Guy Is Definitely Father of the Year":
From Me ('65) of NC - 06/15/13 - "I Would Never.....":
|Welllllllllll, not really, but I thought this was funny!|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/15/13 - "If Only...":
BONUS FATHER'S DAY KNIT PATTERN:
Black Cable Golf Club Covers
BONUS FATHER'S DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:
http://web.archive.org/web/20010711175444/members.aol.com/lffunt/teebag.htm - Patricia Hewitt's Golf Tee Keeper
http://web.archive.org/web/20070306121041/http://members.aol.com/lffunt/guycap.html - Patricia Hewitt's Guy's Cap Patten
http://www.knittersrow.com/2011/03/20/crochet-entrelac-socks/ - Crochet Entrelac Socks
BONUS FATHER'S DAY CROSS STITCH PATTERNS:
http://www.stitchesnstones.com/free/fathersday.html - Thank You, Dad
http://crossstitch.about.com/od/fathersday/tp/fathersdaycrossstitchcharts.htm - Father's Day Cross Stitch Charts - several designs
BONUS FATHER'S DAY RECIPES:
|http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Holiday---Celebration-Recipes/Father-s-Day-Recipes - "Looking for a Father's Day menu? Pick Father's Day recipes and create your own menu featuring appetizers, salads, side dishes, main dishes and dessert recipes, and decorating and entertaining ideas for your Father's Day party."|
From www.ajokeaday.com- 06/15/13:
bought a new Mercedes and was out on the interstate for a nice
evening drive. The top was down, the breeze was blowing through what
was left of his hair and he decided to open her up. As the needle
jumped up to 80 mph, he suddenly saw flashing red and blue lights
"There's no way they can catch a Mercedes," he thought to himself and opened her up further. The needle hit 90, 100.... Then the reality of the situation hit him.
"What am I doing?" he thought and pulled over.
The cop came
up to him, took his license without a word and examined it and the
car. "It's been a long day, this is the end of my shift and it's
Friday the 13th. I don't feel like more paperwork, so if you can
give me an excuse for your driving that I haven't heard before, you
Thursday, July 4, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch
Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at
Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above
Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon
is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends
in that year, go visit with them.
2. Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 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. Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. Friday night will also be open to the Classes of 1962 and 1964. SEE: The website which has been set up for their class at www.nnhs1963.com; CONTACT: Frank Gibson, email@example.com, Joyce Williams Nettles, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Susie Overton Jones, email@example.com; FORM: Registration-Classes-of-1962-and-1964-B.docx
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/03/13
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
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
Just mail it directly to my home (address available upon request).
Oh My Pa-PaMusic by Paul Burkhard for a 1939 musical called Der Schwarze Hecht - Reproduced in 1950 as Feuerwerk (Fireworks)
|Oh Mein Papa||Oh My Pa-pa|
Papa wie ein Pfeil
sprang hinauf auf die Seil,
eh la hopp, eh la hopp, eh la hopp.
Er spreizte die Beine
ganz breit auseinand’,
sprang hoch in die Luft
und steht auf die Hand
Eh la hopp, eh la hopp, eh la hopp.
Oh, mein Papa war eine wunderbare
Er lachte: “Haha, haha”
Ei, wie er lacht, sein Mund,
sie sein so breit und rot
Er ritt auf die Seil
Oh, my Papa, to me he was so
Oh, my Papa, to me he was so good.
No one could be so gentle and so lovable,
Oh, my Papa, he always understood.
Gone are the days when he could take me on his knee
And with a smile he'd change my tears to laughter.
Oh, my Papa, so funny, so
"Happy Father's Day" title and Red Divider Line clip art courtesy of http:///www.patswebgraphics.com/father/father.html - 06/12/08
"Happy Father's Day" Glitter Image courtesy
of http://www.examiner.com/x-260-Seattle-Parenting-Examiner~y2009m6d14-Fathers-Day-quotes-quotes-about-Fathers-and-to-our-Fathers - 06/21/10
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
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
Animated Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Kissing Smiley clip art courtesy of
Al Farber ('64) of GA
Laughing Jester Smiley clip art courtesy of Bill Hobbs
('66) of Northern VA - 10/06/09
Animated Dancing Teddy courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
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