09/05/18 - NNHS Newsletter - Five Minutes More“If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say,
every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people
to stammer that they loved them.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Five minutes more? I think I could really use a couple of weeks more.....
BONUS #1 -Five Minutes More - Frank Sinatra (who else??), 1946
BONUS #2 - Five Minutes More - Tex Beneke and The Glenn Miller Orchestra, 1946
"Five Minutes More" is a 1946 American pop song written by Sammy Cahn (lyrics) and Jule Styne (music), originally recorded by the Ross Sisters and later recorded by Frank Sinatra. The song was often referred to as "Give Me Five Minutes More".
"Five Minutes More" was a number one hit for two (non-consecutive) weeks in 1946. The song ended up at number four on the year-end charts for 1946. Sinatra re-recorded the song in 1961 for the album Come Swing With Me, and the track was released as a single the following year. Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra recorded the song on May 27, 1946, RCA Victor 20-1922, with "Texas Tex" on the B-side.
The Skyrockets Orchestra Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet with vocal by Doreen Lundy. Recorded in London on November 14, 1946. It was released by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalogue number BD 5955.
The song made its feature film debut in the 1946 movie Sweetheart of Sigma Chi sung by Phil Brito.
FIVE MINUTE BONUS:
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Donna Marie Vest Hagerman ('71) of VA AND
My #5 Son, Nathaniel
IL - '97) of IL
(by My Children of Other Parents),
Jonathan Mansfield of
Happy Birthday this week to:
08 - Carroll Elliott ('57) ANDGary Fitzgerald ('61) of VA AND the late Patti Johnson Stowe ('62) (d. 11/06/15) AND Bobby Fox ('63) of IA AND the late Cheryl Pless Ramsey ('64) (d. 04/26/14);
10 - The late Mr. Pete Robinson (d.12/23/03);
11 -The late Bobby Hedrick ('58) (d. 08/31/09) AND J. Harrison ('58) of GA AND My Grandson, Jim Harty (Overhills HS, NC - '24), of NC;
12 - My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents), James Mansfield of TX!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|September 05, 1934 - Adolf Hitler predicted that the
Reich would last for 1,000 years.
September 05, 1939 - The U.S. proclaimed its neutrality in World War II.
September 05, 1939 - German troops cross the Vistula River in Poland.
September 05, 1941 - The whole territory of Estonia was occupied by Nazi Germany.
September 05, 1942 - Japanese high command ordered
Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the
September 05, 1945 - Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, was arrested in Yokohama. She served six years and was later pardoned by U.S. President Ford.
THIS DAY IN 1968:
|“Time isn't a
commodity, something you pass around like cake. Time is the substance of
life. When anyone asks you to give your time, they're really asking for
a chunk of your life.”
|Thank you, Joan!|
|HA! Thanks, Shannon!|
“Two empty chairs are not a good use of space. Fill them up with love.”
(b. 05 Mar 1982)
|Kimberly Crowther's 5 Minute Flower Pattern - "As the name states, you can use this free crochet pattern to make a 5 minute flower; it doesn't get much better than that. Add flowers to any kind of pattern like a plain bag or hat."|
BONUS FIVE QUICK KNIT PATTERNS:
|Five Quick (and Free!) Knitting Patterns|
BONUS FIVE MINUTE RECIPES:
|Five Minute Fudge Wreath|
From www.ajokeaday.com - 09/04/18:
|I was visiting my daughter last night when I
asked if I could borrow a newspaper.
"This is the 21st century," she said. "We don't waste money on newspapers. Here, use my iPad.
tell you this... That fly never knew what hit him!
Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde
Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.|
2. Wednesday, September 12, 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. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion as follows:
FRIDAY: 6:30 to 9:30 PM at Cove Tavern, Newport News City Center, 711 Lakefront Commons, Newport News, VA. All food and beverages will be paid by each participant. The attire will be casual, and is OPEN to all NNHS graduates.
SATURDAY: Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Visit http://nnhs68.myevent.com, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 12, 13, and 14, 2018 - The NNHS Class
of 1958 will hold its 60-Year Reunion as follows:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 07/16/18
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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
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!
Music by Jule Styne(31 Dec 1905 - 20 Sept 1994), 1946
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn (18 June 1913 – 15 Jan 1993), 1946
From the film, Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1946)
Recorded by Frank Sinatra (12 Dec 1915 – 14 May 1998), 1946
O'Fallon Township High School (IL) Logo courtesy of http://www.oths.k12.il.us/pages/O_Fallon_High_School - 06/01/18
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of