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09/05/19 - 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.”

Christopher Morley
(05 May 1890 - 28 Mar 1957)

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.[1] 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.[2]

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.



   Happy Birthday today to  Donna Marie Vest Hagerman ('71) of VA AND    My #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '97) of MO AND My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents),   Jonathan Mansfield of TX!  

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to    Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA AND My First Granddaughter-in-Law, Micaela Gunn Harty (O'Fallon Township HS, IL - '13), of IL!

  Happy Birthday this week to:  

07 - The late Kathy Pilgrim Clark ('63) (d. 03/08/06);

08 - Carroll Elliott ('57) AND  Gary 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);

09 -  Wayne DeBerry ('65) of VA;

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 (Elgin HS, OK - '24), of OK;

12 - My Grandson (by My Children of Other Parents), James Mansfield of TX!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


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 withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War.

September 05, 1943 - The 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment landed and occupied Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign.

September 05, 1944 - Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg constituted Benelux.

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.


September 05, 1969 - My Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley was charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.

September 05, 1969 - Footballer and manager Leonardo Araújo was born Leonardo Nascimento de Araújo in Niterói, Brazil.

September 05, 1969 - Voice actress, singer, and radio host Mariko Kouda (國府田 マリ子) was born in Miyashiro, Minami Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

September 05, 1969 - Cricketer and coach Mark Ramprakash was born Mark Ravin Ramprakash in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.

September 05, 1969 - Actor and musician Dweezil Zappa was born Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Motorhead Zappa in Los Angeles, California.


“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.”

- Antoinette Bosco
(b. 18 Sept 1928)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 09/05/17:

  Thank you, Joan!


  From Jimmy Dick ('65) of FL - 09/05/19 - "HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE - THURSDAY AT 5:00 AM":


Dorian refuses to give up the ghost. It has once again been upgraded to Cat 3 as it moves northward offshore of Georgia and gets ready to make a dogleg turn to the right and either come over the coast or just barely offshore around Cape Lookout up to just above Cape Hatteras. Right now the winds are sustained at 115 with gusts to 130, but it should be about 100/120 at landfall if there is one, likely late this afternoon or tonight.. The biggest problem should be storm surge which could be significant on the low and fragile Ocracoke and Hatteras shores. If you are still there, get off if you can. This one could turn out to be very tricky as it has shown before. Prayers to everyone.

Here's the 5 am visual track for Dorian as of Thursday, 5 am. The Outer Banks is the most likely spot for a landfall if there is one. It could be very close.

   YOWZERONI! Thank you, Jimmy!


From My Friend, Sherry, of NC - 09/04/19:

  HA! Thanks, Sherry!

From My Friend, Shannon, of UT - 09/02/18:

  HA! Thanks, Shannon!


“Two empty chairs are not a good use of space. Fill them up with love.

- Jarod Kintz
(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."



Five Quick (and Free!) Knitting Patterns



Five Minute Fudge Wreath

48 Five Minute Recipes


From - 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.

"I can tell you this... That fly never knew what hit him!

1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, September 11, 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, 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:; CONTACT: David Spriggs at

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 07/16/19

BLOG: - updated 03/13/11

Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."


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Five Minutes More

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

All week long I dreamed about our Saturday date
Don't you know that Sunday morning you can sleep late

Give me five minutes more, only five minutes more
Let me stay, let me stay in your arms

Here am I, begging for only five minutes more
Only five minutes more of your charms

All week long I dreamed about our Saturday date
Don't you know that Sunday morning you can sleep late

Give me five minutes more, only five minutes more
Let me stay, let me stay in your arms


"Five Minutes More" midi courtesy of - 09/04/12

"Five Minutes More" lyrics (contributed by Bill Huntley - Oct 2004) courtesy of - 09/04/12  

"Five Minutes More" Image courtesy of - 09/04/12

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

O'Fallon Township High School (IL) Logo courtesy of - 06/01/18

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of - 05/23/16

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