12/16/10 - NNHS Newsletter
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
“Whatever else be
lost among the years, Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing:
- Grace Noll Crowell
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The beloved Christmas song for today's Newsletter was first used here six years ago today - and again four years later:
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g4lY8Y3eoo&NR=1 - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Judy Garland from Meet Me In St. Louis
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpPdl0StUVs - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to
Betty Brockwell McClure ('58) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Tom Oxner ('65) of AR!
Happy Birthday this week to:
18 - James Strickland ('57);
19 - Durwood Adams ('57);
22 - Kitty Norman Haskins ('57) AND Harry Barritt ('64) of VA AND Dale Mueller ('64) of VA AND Bill Rash ('67) of VA;
23 - Tom Flax ('64) of VA AND Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA AND Holly Hill Campbell (Hampton Roads Academy - '72) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
THIS DAY IN
December 16, 1938 -
Adolf Hitler instituted the
Cross of Honor of the German Mother.
December 16, 1941 -World War II: Japanese forces occupy Miri, Sarawak.
December 16, 1942 -Holocaust: Porajmos – Heinrich Himmler ordered that Roma candidates for extermination be deported to Auschwitz.
December 16, 1944 -The Battle of the Bulge began with the surprise offensive of three German armies through the Ardennes forest.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
Thursday, December 16, 1965 - Vietnam War: General William Westmoreland sent U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara a request for 243,000 more men by the end of 1966.
Thursday, December 16, 1965 - Baseball player Chris Jones was born in Utica, New York.
Thursday, December 16, 1965 - Attorney Melanie Sloan was born.
Thursday, December 16, 1965 - Actress Nancy Valen was born in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
Thursday, December 16, 1965 - Author W. Somerset Maugham (born 25 Jan 1874 in the UK Embassy, Paris, France) died in Nice, France at the age of 91. There is no grave for Maugham. His ashes were scattered near the Maugham Library, The King's School, Canterbury.
This is my daughter Laura's dog in a contest to be on the cover of a bag
of dog food.
Vote every day for Grace. Thanks.
Oh, Laura is your daughter, Norris! Well, that makes it all the more important!
Grace was named the September 2010 People's Choice! We only have 15 more days to vote for Grace!
It only takes about two seconds to cast your allotted daily vote)!!!Doncha wanna go shopping and spot Grace's image on a bag of dog food and know that YOU played a large part in placing her there?!?