Remember "That Wonderful Year"
class of 61 was a very unique experience. We had respect for our
teachers and our classmates.
Remember the times
when all the neighborhood kids played together. How we would play kick the
can, red rover, hide- n-seek. How we would play outside all day long only
stopping long enough to eat a peanut butter sandwich and drink kool aid. At
night, we could stay out until the street lights came on and most
importantly no one ever came to check on us. I would not trade my life
growing up as a south-sider and graduating from Capitol Hill High School for
Interesting facts about 1961:
was our President
Life expectancy was 70 years. Today it's 77.6
Federal spending was 97.72 billion. Today it is 3.55 trillion
Average cost of a new home in Oklahoma was $17,200.
The cost of a first class stamp was $0.04
Gasoline was $0.31 a gallon
A gallon of milk was $0.49
West Side Story
Where the Boy's Are
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
Our favorite recording artist from the 60's are now revising
their top hits to accommodate we baby boomers......
Ringo Star------------ I get by with a little help from
The Bee Gees-------How can you mend a broken hip.
Bobby Darin---------Splash splash I was having a flash.
Paul Simon----------Fifty was to lose your liver.
The Commodores-------Once twice three times to the bathroom.
Leo Sayer------------------You make me feel like napping.
Helen Reddy--------- I am a woman, hear me snoring
Leslie Gore----------- It?s my procedure and I'll cry if I want to.
The Temptations----- Pappas got a brand new kidney
Carol Connors---------To know him is to hate him
The electric tooth brush and the first Frito Corn Chips were invented in
I remember Coyle DeMoss putting beer in his waterbed so he would have a foam
I remember Coach Speegle telling Mike that he was so laid back that it takes
him two hours to watch 60 minutes.
I remember hearing Lynn Windel talking to Judy Cooper and Patsy Pulis one
day. Lynn, Judy and Patsy were talking about their grandchildren. Lynn
stated I wonder what our grandkids will be saying about us 50 years
from now. Judy stated I would like my grandkids to say she was successful
business woman. Lynn stated 50 years from now I want my grandkids to say he
was a loyal family man, Patsy stated 50 years from now I want my
grandchildren to say, she certainly looks good for her age!.
Some thoughts as we are getting older:
You try to straighten out the wrinkles in your socks and
discover you aren't wearing any socks.
When happy hour is a nap.
Your address book has mostly names that start with Doctor.
Getting lucky means you found your car in the parking lot.
Capitol Hill "Oh What a Night".