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   DENBIGH HIGH SCHOOL 
CLASS OF '70  
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 
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338 CLASSMATES

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39
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THE CLASS OF 1970

Reunion Committee:
Cris Beamer Stinespring
Cookie Leveille Henry
Mark Pugh
LeVon Scott
Donna Shank Pickard
Thomas Southard
Elaine VonCannon
Steve Wiseman
Peggy Yoder Kipfer

Website Admin:
Thomas Southard

CLASS SNAPSHOT
95 of us have added our profiles to the Alumni Directory, so far.

Combined, we have 188 children and 160 grandchildren.

19 of us served in the U.S. Armed Forces for a combined total of 184 years.

69 of us spent a combined total of 277 years earning 18 Associates, 48 Bachelors, 19 Masters and 4 Doctorate degrees.

Our most-traveled? One of us has visited 50 U.S. States or Territories and has also visited 60 foreign countries.

5 of us have birthdays this month, and 13 of us have birthdays in December.

Currently, 28 of us are retired.

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DENBIGH PATRIOTS SENIOR YEAR MEMORIES -our world!  

  

 

 

  

 

THESE WERE SOME OF THE NEWS HEADLINES. . . .

 

AUGUST 1969:   Gulf Coast damage $1 billion from Hurricane Camille!  300,000 attend Woodstock rock festival!  

SEPTEMBER:   Israelis attack Egyptians over Suez Canal!   North Vietnamese president Ho Chi Minh dies at 79!

OCTOBER:   Government bans use of cyclamates as artificial sweetners!  Congress votes to mint Eisenhower dollar!

NOVEMBER:   Vietnam demonstrators march in Washington!  Astronauts Conrad and Bean make 2nd moon landing!

DECEMBER:   Air Forces ends 20-year UFO study!  Charles Manson indicted in August murder of actress Sharon Tate!

JANUARY 1970:   UMW official Yablonski and family shot to death!  President Marcos unhurt in Phillippine rioting!

FEBRUARY:   "Chicago 7" found innocent of convention riot charges!  Southern senators seek ban on school busing!

MARCH:   U.S. postal workers go on nationwide strike!  Mob attacks black student buses in South Carolina!

APRIL:   Apollo 13 moon mission aborted, all back safe!   McCartney calls it quits, Beatles are breaking up!

MAY:   National Guard troops kill 4 protesters at Kent State U.!  50,000 dead in Peruvian earthquake!

JUNE:   Fierce fighting along Vietnamese DMZ!  AMA says doctors can perform abortions for medical reasons!

 

WE WENT TO THE MOVIES AND SAW . . . .

 Best Actor winner George C. Scott in the Oscar's best picture for 1970, "PATTON" . . . .  pilot Dean Martin and manager Burt Lancaster  in "AIRPORT". . . . "TRUE GRIT," with Best actor winner John Wayne. . . . . Joe Cocker and Joan Baez, two of the stars in the music-fest "WOODSTOCK" . . . . Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau in the film version of  "HELLO DOLLY". . . . an all-star cast in the crazy army field hospital , "M*A*S*H" . . . . Paul Newman and Robert Redford as the almost loveable "BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID" . . . ."EASY RIDER," the low-budget classic starring Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda . . . .Dustin Hoffman and John Voight in the seamy "MIDNIGHT COWBOY," the Oscar's best for 1969. . . . Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood in the rowdy Western musical, "PAINT YOUR WAGON". . . . marathon dancers Jane Fonda and Michael Sarazin in "THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY?" . . . . and the issue of sexual freedom discussed in "BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE."

 

 

WHEN WE STAYED HOME, WE WATCHED . . .

 

The zany "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" on Mondays, the top-rated show for the second year in a row . . . .some had viewing conflicts because the #2-rated show, "Gunsmoke," with James Arness, was also still strong Mondays on CBS . . . .Ben, Hoss and Little Joe still horsing around Sundays on "Bonanza," . . . . Most of Andy's gang staying  on  in "Mayberry R.F.D," in Andy's Monday time-slot . . . ."Family Affair," starring Brian Keith, on Thursdays . . . .After nearly 20 years, it was still "Here's Lucy" on Mondays. . . .Another comic legend starred in "The Red Skelton Show" on Tuesdays . . . . ABC had a new Tuesday night hit with Robert Young as "Marcus Welby, M.D." . . . ."Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" led off NBC Sundays . . . . "The Doris Day Show" was another CBS Monday hit . . . . in Sundays "Bill Cosby Show," he was a p.e. teacher . . . and variety ruled  "The Jim Nabors Hour" on Thursdays.

 

 

AND . . .IN SPORTS . . . .

 

Baseball had league championships for the first time and the "Miracle" Mets and Baltimore Orioles met in the World Series, New York  winning four games to one . . . Undefeated Texas was voted #1 in college football for 1969, but Penn State, also unbeaten, was a close #2. . . . For the second year in a row, the AFC upset the NFC, in Super Bowl IV, as the Kansas City Chiefs downed the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 . . . .Even without Lew Alcindor, UCLA won another NCAA title in 1970, defeating Jacksonville  80-69, after Kentucky had finished the regular season #1 . . . .The Boston Bruins won their first Stanley Cup in 30 years by sweeping St. Louis . . . . Another New York team won a pro title as the Knicks defeated the Lakers for the NBA crown . . . and Alcindor of Milwaukee was the NBA's "Rookie of the Year." 

 

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BIRTHDAYS
Christine Arthur White  
Dorothy Burcher James  
Charles Carroll  
Michael Carter  
Ella Curtis Knoll  
Richard Deagle  
Thomas Hicks  
Barbara Lange Taylor  
Cathy Leighty Thompson  
Frances Leveille  
Gary Ludi  
Michael McLean  
Thomas Southard  
Karen Sundby Burford  
Susan Thompson Stanton  
David Wilson  
Michael Wilson  
John Wiseman  

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U.S. MILITARY
Eric Bankit  
Michael Carter  
James Conley, III  
Charles Doyal  
Douglas Fisher  
Thomas Grinels  
Charles Haas  
Christine Harrison Kufeldt  
Albert Henry  
James Herrin  
Tony Hettler  
Robert Massie  
Jean-Luc Nash  
Douglas Norton  
Harold Petersen  
Paul Phillips  
David Roemer  
Richard Scott  
John Wiseman  

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WHERE ARE WE?

Classmates in the U.S.
 Alabama
 Alaska
 Arizona
 California
 Colorado
 Connecticut
 Florida 14 
 Georgia
 Hawaii
 Idaho
 Illinois
 Iowa
 Kansas
 Kentucky
 Louisiana
 Maine
 Maryland
 Massachusetts
 Michigan
 Minnesota
 Mississippi
 New Jersey
 New Mexico
 New York
 North Carolina 13 
 Ohio
 Oregon
 Pennsylvania
 South Carolina
 Tennessee
 Texas
 Utah
 Virginia 144 
 Washington
 West Virginia
 Wisconsin

Totals include confirmed and unconfirmed addresses as input by the reunion committee.

 
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