06/16/19 - 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 - Oh My Papa - Eddie Fisher, 1954
BONUS #2 - Oh My Papa - The Everly Brothers
BONUS #3 - Oh My Papa - Lena Zavaroni, 1974
BONUS #4 - Oh Mein Papa - Lys Assia
BONUS #5 - 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 The late Dino Vretos ('57) (d. 04 May 2019) AND Roberta Hilsdon ('70) of GA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
18 - The late Mimi Weger Green ('40) (d. 15 Mar 2010) AND Tim Whitt ('66) of VA AND Mike Leonard ('68) of VA AND the late Mark Wilson ('68) (d. 19 Apr 2011) 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;
23 - Bobby Ball ('63) AND Faye Pearce Nalls ('63);
24 - My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
200 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|June 16, 1819 - A major earthquake struck the Kutch district of western India, killing over 1,543 people and raising a 6 m high, 6 km wide, ridge, extending for at least 80 km, that was known as the Allah Bund ("Dam of God").|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|THIS DAY IN 1968:|
June 16, 1968
- The Newport News High School Class of
1968 was graduated.
THIS DAY IN 1969:
June 16, 1969 - It was Father's Day then, too!
June 16, 1969 - The 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, and 17th Governor General of Canada, Harold Alexander, (b. Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander on 10 Dec 1891 in London, England) died of a perforated aorta. in Slough, Buckinghamshire, England at the age of 77.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/15/15:
|“Sometimes blessings flow to us like water from a spring, but more often, I think, they come to us from a well, when we are willing to do the hard work of letting down a bucket and then pulling it up, heavy and dripping. Faithfulness brings forth these blessings.” (21 Oct 1926 - 01 Aug 2011)|
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/17/18:
|OOH! Thank you, Joan!|
From Linda DeShazo Hatchett ('65) of VA - 06/15/18:
|Thank you, Linda!|
My Friend, Susan, of NC - 06/12/18:
|Thank you, Susan!|
BONUS FATHER'S DAY KNIT PATTERN:
Black Cable Golf Club Covers
BONUS FATHER'S DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:
Patricia Hewitt's Golf Tee Keeper
Crochet Entrelac Socks
BONUS FATHER'S DAY CROSS STITCH PATTERNS:
Father's Day Cross Stitch Charts - five free 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
7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde
Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.|
2. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 -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.
3. Friday, August 02, 2019 - Sunday, August 04, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1969 will hold their 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center in Newport News. Open to ALL Typhoons! The entire weekend - Friday night re-meet and re-greet with hor d’oeuvres served, a Saturday night dinner and dance and a Sunday morning breakfast - is $100 per person. CONTACT: Jean Baker Howell at email@example.com for registration forms.
4. Friday, October 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at the Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center (formerly the Omni). SEE: www.nnhs1964.com; CONTACT: David Spriggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/26/19
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 email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
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
Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White
Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06
Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Animated "Happy Little Rabbits We Are" clip art courtesy of http://users.bigpond.net.au/jellery/index.htm - 04/25/09
Laughing Mouse clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
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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