- NNHS Newsletter - When the Red,
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain;
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Wow. Another golden oldie, this one from 1946.
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ScH-X91qmo - When the Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Doris Day, 1946
40 YEARS AGO TODAY:
Wednesday, August 06, 1969 - Musician/singer/songwriter Elliott Smith (d. 21 Oct 2003) was born in Omaha, Nebraska.
Wednesday, August 06, 1969 - German sociologist and philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (b. 11 Sept 1903) died in Visp, Switzerland at the age of 65.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Susan Whitcomb Harlin ('72) of TX!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Elaine Ferrell Taylor ('57) AND Kenny Branch ('62) of AR AND Judy Fertitta Gibson (Hampton HS - '62) of VA AND Anne Davidson Matthis ('64) of NC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
08 - Virginia Deuell DeBerry ('46) AND Kathy Presgraves Whitt ('71) of VA;
09 - Katherine Adams Barbrey ('57) AND Hunter Todd ('57) of TX;
12 - Lois Marie King Earwood ('57) AND Dave Arnold ('65) of VA, AND Linwood Wright ('65) of VA AND My Grandson, Joseph Harty of TX!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 08/05/09 - "Elton John":
Madman Across The Water- Still pretty version from 2007
From Harry Covert ('57) of Northern VA - 08/05/09 - " Mr. Huller":
Wow. Thanks, Harry! I've double-posted your comment:
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 08/05/09 - "Trees That Wood & Other Things":
Have a gazillion things to do, but I won't say I won't send more. I only hope I won't til the weekend. :)
Mean Kitty Song.
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Bizarre Entertainment Facts
Captain Jean-Luc Picard's fish was named Livingston.
Chocolate syrup was used for blood in the famous 45 second shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's movie, Psycho, which actually took 7 days to shoot.
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.
George Harrison, with "My Sweet Lord," was the first Beatle to have a Number 1 hit single following the group's breakup.
In 1920, 57% of Hollywood movies billed the female star above the leading man. In 1990, only 18% had the leading lady given top billing.
In 1969, Midnight Cowboy became the first and only X-rated production to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. (Its rating has since been changed to R.)
In Disney's Fantasia, the Sorcerer's name is Yensid, which is Disney spelled backward.
Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison were all 27 years old when they died.
Mickey Mouse is known as 'Topolino' in Italy.
Movie detective Dirty Harry's badge number is 2211.
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"Opportunities are like sunrises; if you wait too long, you miss them."
William Arthur Ward
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"There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it."
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Thanks so much, Shari!
1. From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD":
Contact Dr. Chambers at email@example.com.
2. From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/02/09 - "NNHS 64/45 REUNION PAGE UPDATES":
CLASS OF 1964, 45 YEAR REUNION PLANS
You may print out the forms, fill them in, and mail them to us WITH YOUR CHECK.
We look forward to seeing you at the Newport News Marriott City Center on October 9th and 10th and at The Chamberlin for Sunday brunch.
Best wishes from your Class of 1964 45-Year Reunion Committee.
Thank you, Captain!
From ArcaMax Jokes.com - 08/05/09:
A small piece of sodium which lived in a test tube fell in love with a Bunsen burner.
"Oh Bunsen, my flame. I melt whenever I see you . . .", the sodium pined.
"It's just a phase you're going through", replied the Bunsen burner.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 4, 5 and 6 (Labor Day Weekend), 2009 - The Class of 1969 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, Newport News, VA. For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-69.html and contact Jean Baker Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org- OPEN TO ALL NNHS ALUMNI
2. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 18, 19, and 20, 2009 -
The Warwick High School Class of 1959 will hold
its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center, Newport News,
For details, contact
WHS CLASS OF 1959
3. Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, 2009 - The Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion - For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-64.html - CLASS OF 1964
4. Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40-Year Reunion. Friday night they will all meet at RJ's; Saturday night will be at the Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club. For details, contact Carol Comer Cutler at email@example.com. -CLASS OF 1970
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 08/04/09
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 08/04/09
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:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
Words and Music by Harry M. Woods, 1946
(04 Nov 1896 - 14 Jan 1970)
When the red, red, robin
Comes bob, bob, bobbin'
There'll be no more sobbin'
When he starts throbbin'
His old sweet song.
Wake up, wake up you sleepy head,
Get up, get up, get out of bed,
Cheer up, cheer up, the sun is red,
Live, love, laugh and be happy.
What if I've been blue,
Now I'm walkin' through
Fields of flow'rs,
Rain may glisten
But still I listen
For hours and hours.
I'm just a kid again, doin' what I did again,
Singing a song,
When the red, red,robin
Comes bob, bob, bobbin' along.
"When the Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along" midi (sequenced by Melanie) and lyrics courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/aequum/redrobin.html - 08/06/09
John Barratt's Image, "Red, Red, Robin Redbreast", courtesy of http://www.redbubble.com/people/snow - 08/06/09
Robin clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://opossumsal.homestead.com/Graphics/Animals/Birds/Birds5.html - 08/06/09
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
Coast Guard Seal clip art courtesy of
http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/SealsEmblems/USCG.htm - 10/03/07
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
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
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