05/21/19 - NNHS Newsletter - Diana
"Enjoy the Spring of Love
and Youth, to some good angel leave the rest;
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The music for today's theme was located for us a dozen years ago by the Wizard of Wonderment, Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA.
BONUS - Diana - Paul Anka
|"Diana" is a song written and made famous by
Anka in 1957,
recorded in May 1957 at
Costa studio in
New York City. Anka stated in his autobiography that the song was
inspired by a girl named Diana Ayoub, whom he had met at his church and
community events, and had developed a crush on.
Session musicians on the record included
Bucky Pizzarelli on Guitar, Irving Wexler on piano, Jerry Bruno on
Panama Francis on drums. The song was recorded in May 1957 at
Backup singers included
Paul Anka's original 1957 recording reached number 1 on the Billboard "Best Sellers In Stores" chart (although it climbed no higher than number 2 on Billboard′s composite "Top 100" chart) and has reportedly sold over nine million copies. "Diana" also hit number one on the R&B Best Sellers chart. It also reached number 1 on the UK's New Musical Express chart, staying there for nine weeks, and sold 1.25 million copies in the UK.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA!
HappyNational Maritime Day Birthday tomorrow to Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57) AND Wayne Boger ('64) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);
25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57)(d. 04 Nov 2009);
26 - Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR;
Weaver ('57)! Many Happy
Many Happy Returnsto You All
THIS DAY IN WWII:
May 21, 1939 -The
National War Memorial was unveiled by
George VI and
Queen Elizabeth in
May 21, 1940 - A Nazi "special unit" began murdering more than 1,500 hospital patients in East Prussia. The operation of killing the "unfit" mentally ill patients took 18 days.
May 21, 1941 - The first U.S. ship, the SS Robin Moor, was sunk by a U-boat.
May 21, 1942 - 4,300 Jews were deported from Chelm, Poland, to the Nazi extermination camp at Sobibor.
May 21, 1942 - The German company IG Farben set up a factory just outside of Auschwitz, in order to take advantage of Jewish slave laborers.
THIS DAY IN 1969:
|May 21, 1969 - Civil unrest in
Rosario, Argentina, known as
Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.
May 21, 1969 - Journalist and director Georgiy Gongadze (გიორგი ღონღაძე) was born in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union (present-day Georgia). On 17 Sept 2000 at the age of 31, he was murdered in Tarashcha Woods, Tarashcha Raion, Ukraine.
From My Friend, Christine, of NC - 04/20/15:
|“How we live our
religion is far more important than what we may say about our religion.”
Robert D. Hales
Thanks so much, Christine!
|Thank you, Joan!|
('65) of NC -
|Look who stopped by our back yard for a visit last night at 6:30!|
From My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA - 05/20/19, 6:20 PM:
“Please follow me because I have to follow him and he isn't here.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
BONUS CROCHET PRINCESS DIANA PATTERN:
Roseanna Beck's Princess Diana Vintage Crochet Shawl - "For a shawl that embodies so much grace and beauty, you will want to work up the Princess Diana Vintage Crochet Shawl Pattern. Whether you make it as a fashion statement for a night out or as a prayer shawl for a strong woman you're thinking about, this shawl is a gorgeous find..."
BONUS KNIT DOVE PATTERN:
Liudmyla Babintseva's Lady Diana Sweater - "Lady Diana is a light weight and comfortable seamless cardigan for summer or spring day. Is worked as a top down raglan and it is completely seamless." - not free, but gorgeous, and downloadable for $6.00
BONUS RECIPES (Sorry; not theme-related):
Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits - "These copycat biscuits are so easy to make in just 20 minutes, and they taste a million times better!"
Copycat Cracker Barrel Meatloaf Recipe - "This Cracker Barrel meatloaf is incredibly easy to make and should be added to everyone's go-to weeknight dinner list. It is as simple as combining all of the ingredients and baking! This traditional meatloaf is great for family dinners and will have the kids begging for meatloaf every week. This is a budget-friendly recipe that will be more than worth the price you pay."
Two kids were deciding what game to play.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
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
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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Written and recorded by Paul Anka (b. 30 July 1941), 1957
"Diana" midi courtesy of
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of
http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
with the kind assistance of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/17/07
"Diana" lyrics courtesy of http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/paul_anka/diana.html
also with the kind assistance of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/17/07
Thanks again, Dave!
Image of Antique Watercolor Chinese Woodcut of Bluebirds courtesy
of http://www.goodfaithantiques.com/items/136721/item136721store.html - 05/18/07
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Blue ArrowDivider Line clip art courtesy of - 08/12/04
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Dentures clip art courtesy of Paul Harty
(Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of NC
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of
Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Dancing Snoopy courtesy of Billy Turner ('65) of TX - 11/26/08
Thanks, Billy Turner!
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