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One last pre 55th reunion meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 15th at 11:30 AM  to rally and tally and shore up any loose ends.

MEET YOU AT THE PARK TAVERN MAIN DINING AREA...

 

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" OOPS !! " I forgot to send my response
so
IN RESPONSE WE HAVE
Extended to August 8th,2017 to finalize the
number of attendees with the 2 Venues.
 
WE NEED A COUNT FOR BOTH NITES

 

FRIDAY SEPT 15TH OR SATURDAY SEPT 16TH OR BOTH 2017

 

SIGN-UP FOR REUNION EVENTS      WE NEED A COUNT

September 15th & 16th 2017
Both dates are open to spouses and partners.

EVENT #1 FRIDAY 09/15/2017

_____ Friday Sept. 15th 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and beyond

 

Park Tavern in the 11th Frame Room
3401 Louisiana Ave. S. St. Louis Park
Cash Bar and food on your own

The 11th Frame

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EVENT #2 SATURDAY 09/16/2017
 
______ Saturday Sept.16th 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
DoubleTree Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd.
St. Louis Park, Mn 55416
Buffet and Cash Bar $ 35.00 per person
Make your check out to SLP62
 
mail to : SLP 62 Reunion
280 Lakeview Avenue
Long Lake , Mn. 55356
 
If reserving a room ask for the reduced rate for the St. Louis Park Class of 1962 block of rooms.
 
Please check the date or dates you will attend.
Both dates are open to spouses and partners
 
Please mail your response and checks by August 8th , 2017
 
SLP 62 Reunion
280 Lakeview Avenue
Long Lake , Mn. 55356
 
We look forwarding to seeing EVERYONE hopefully both days.
 
Thank You....................Barb Lebowitz Chair
 
Hosie

55TH REUNION DETAILS CLICK HERE

FRIDAY SEPT 15TH & SATURDAY SEPT 16TH 2017

 

 

 

 

 

50TH REUNION

AUGUST 2012

St. Louis Park Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 9-22-2011 1962 State Champion Basketball Team...!  https://vimeo.com/30112771

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45TH CLASS REUNION 2007

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ECHOWANE SIDE ONE

 

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ECHOWANE SIDE 2

Classmates...Help
 
Bruce " Weebie " Mortenson is trying to locate
Charles " Chuck " Patterson.
SLP H.S Hall of Fame is inducting the 61' ,62'
Cross Country and Track teams into the Hall
late next summer 2017.
 
If have any contact info please let me know.
 
Thanks , Tim aka Hosie
 
 
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Click> St. Louis Park Athletic Hall of Fame Induction 9-22-11 <Click

Class of 2011: Steve Ashley '68, Don Brown '54, Jenny Johnson Carrier '00, Barb Eide Gardiner '86, Sally Gannon Goddard '88, Larry Herrmann '66, Rod Lazorik '58, Kathy Blair Mobley '87, Dr. Robert Olson '65, Rollie "Gus" Peterson '48, R. Eugene "Lefty" Wright '53. The Team of Distinction Recognition of the 1962 Boys State Basketball Champions.

 

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Oral History Interviews at St. Louis Park High School All Class Reunion 08/25/2012 55:00 Interviews about "the good old days" with Lyle Hanks, Charlie Goldstein, Lorraine Boyle, Brent Johnson, Rick Swedlund, Karen Bengry, Michele Wendling Ryan, Jodie Bushay, Diane Erickson, Marleen Zuckman May, Jerry Perkins, Bill Roberts, Earl Ames & Tom Gasman.https://vimeo.com/49853579

Talent Show in St. Louis Park High School Auditorium 55:00 Talented St. Louis Park High School Alum and Faculty Showcased During the 2012 All Year Reunion. SLP High School All Year Reunion Talent Show 08 25 12 https://vimeo.com/48979893

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Events of 1962

         Sport Event Of The Year     

St. Louis Park's 1962 state championship basketball team was special group "Sun Newspapers" Published September 2nd, 2011 BY GREG KLEVEN • SUN NEWSPAPERS

"It is only fitting that the St. Louis Park High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee is going to recognize the 1962 state basketball championship squad as its first Team of Distinction at its 2011 hall of fame banquet."

1962 Sports


World Series Champions: New York Yankees
NFL Champions: Green Bay Packers
AFL Champions: Dallas Texans
NBA Champions: Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champs: Toronto Maple Leafs
U.S. Open Golf: Jack Nicklaus
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies): Rodney Laver/Margaret Smith
Wimbledon (Men/Women): Rod Laver/Karen Susman
NCAA Football Champions: USC
NCAA Basketball Champions: Cincinnati
Kentucky Derby: Decidedly

OTHER EVENTS:

  • Grammy Awards

    Record of the Year: "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" ... Tony Bennett
    Song of the Year: "What Kind of Fool Am I" ... Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
    Song of the Year: "The First Family" ... Vaughn Meader
    Male Vocalist: Tony Bennett ... "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
    Female Vocalist: Ella Fitzgerald ... "Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson Riddle"

    Top Movies of 1962?

    1. Spartacus
    2. West Side Story
    3. Lover Come Back
    4. That Touch of Mink
    5. El Cid
    6. The Music Man
    7. King of Kings
    8. Hatari
    9. The Flower Drum Song
    10. The Interns

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "Lawrence of Arabia"
    Best Director: David Lean ... "Lawrence of Arabia"
    Best Actor: Gregory Peck ... "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    Best Actress: Anne Bancroft ... "The Miracle Worker"

    Popular Television Shows

    1. The Beverly Hill Billies (CBS)
    2. Candid Camera (CBS)
    3. The Red Skelton Show (CBS)
    4. Bonanza (NBC)
    5. The Lucy Show (CBS)
    6. The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
    7. Ben Cassey (ABC)
    8. The Danny Thomas Show (CBS)
    9. The Dick Van Dyke Show (CBS)
    10. Gunsmoke (CBS)

    100 TOP POPS OF 1962

    1. Stranger On the Shore, Mr. Acker Bilk
    2. I Can't Stop Loving You, Ray Charles
    3. Mashed Potato Time, Dee Dee Sharp
    4. Roses Are Red (My Love), Bobby Vinton
    5. The Stripper, David Rose
    6. Johnny Angel (Single Version), Shelley Fabares
    7. The Loco-Motion, Little Eva
    8. Let Me In, The Sensations
    9. The Twist, Chubby Checker
    10. Soldier Boy, The Shirelles
    11. Hey Baby, Bruce Channel
    12. The Wanderer, Dion
    13. Duke Of Earl, Gene Chandler
    14. Palisades Park, Freddy Cannon
    15. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Neil Sedaka
    16. Wolverton Mountain, Claude King
    17. Slow Twistin', Chubby Checker
    18. It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin', Johnny Tillotson
    19. The One Who Really Loves You, Mary Wells
    20. Good Luck Charm, Elvis Presley
    21. Midnight In Moscow, Kenny Ball
    22. Sheila, Tommy Roe
    23. Twistin' the Night Away, Sam Cooke
    24. The Wah Watusi, Orlons
    25. Peppermint Twist, Joey Dee and The Starlighters
    26. Break It to Me Gently, Brenda Lee
    27. Playboy, The Marvelettes
    28. Ramblin' Rose, Nat King Cole
    29. Sealed With a Kiss, Brian Hyland
    30. She Cried, Jay & The Americans
    31. Don't Break the Heart That Loves You, Connie Francis
    32. Dear Lady Twist, Gary US Bonds
    33. Norman, Sue Thompson
    34. Love Letters, Ketty Lester
    35. Party Lights, Claudine Clark
    36. Cotton Fields, The Highwaymen
    37. Alley Cat, Bent Fabric
    38. Twist and Shout, The Isley Brothers
    39. Theme from "Dr. Kildare", Richard Chamberlain
    40. Tuff, Ace Cannon
    41. Lover Please, Clyde Mcphatter
    42. I Know (You Don't Love Me No More), Barbara George
    43. Young World, Rick Nelson
    44. Baby It's You, Shirelles
    45. Speedy Gonzales, Pat Boone
    46. A Little Bitty Tear, Burl Ives
    47. Crying In the Rain, Everly Brothers
    48. Al Di La, Emillo Pericoli
    49. Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out), Ernie Maresca
    50. Don & Juan - What's Your Name, Don & Juan
    51. Smoky Places, The Corsairs
    52. Having a Party, Sam Cooke
    53. Green Onionss, Booker T and The MG's
    54. You Don't Know Me, Ray Charles
    55. Sherry, The Four Seasons
    56. Johnny Get Angry, Joanie Sommers
    57. Can't Help Falling In Love, Elvis Presley
    58. Shout, Joey Dee and The Starlighters
    59. Rinky Dink, Dave "Baby" Cortez
    60. Moon River, Henry Mancini
    61. Ahab the Arab, Ray Stevens
    62. Things, Bobby Darin
    63. (The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance, Gene Pitney
    64. You Belong to Me, Duprees
    65. Dream Baby, Roy Orbison
    66. Snap Your Fingers, Joe Henderson
    67. Lovers Who Wander, Dion
    68. Let's Dance, Chris Montez
    69. Cindy's Birthday, Johnny Crawford
    70. You Beat Me to the Punch, Mary Wells
    71. You'll Lose a Good Thing, Barbara Lynn
    72. Uptown, The Crystals
    73. Everybody Loves Me But You, Brenda Lee
    74. Patches, Dickie Lee
    75. Venus In Blue Jeans, Jimmy Clanton
    76. Love Me Warm and Tender, Paul Anka
    77. Teen Age Idol, Rick Nelson
    78. She's Got You, Patsy Cline
    79. Dear One, Larry Finnegan
    80. Her Royal Majesty, James Darren
    81. Old Rivers, Walter Brennan
    82. Funny Way of Laughin', Burl Ives
    83. A Swingin' Safari, Billy Vaughn
    84. Tell Me, Dick & Deedee
    85. P.T. 109, Jimmy Dean
    86. Little Diane, Dion
    87. Percolator Twist, Billy Joe & The Checkmates
    88. Twist, Twist Senora, Gary "U.S." Bonds
    89. Twistin' Matilda (And The Channel), Jimmy Soul
    90. Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes), Dee Dee Sharp
    91. Walk On the Wild Side, Jimmy Smith
    92. Soul Twist, King Curtis
    93. I'll Never Dance Again, Bobby Rydell
    94. I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song), The Ikettes
    95. Where Have All the Flowers Gone, The Kingston Trio
    96. (Girls Girls Girls Were) Made To Love, Eddie Hodges
    97. Town Without Pity, Gene Pitney
    98. If I Had a Hammer, Peter, Paul & Mary
    99. I Wish That We Were Married, Ronnie & The Hi-lites
    100. Surfin' Safari, The Beach Boys

 

Fashion Icons:

 


Audrey Hepburn, Annette Funicello, Jayne Mansfield, Brigitte Bardot, Kim Novak, Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Doris Day.

Other Facts

October 22-28 was probably the closest we ever came to nuclear war - The Cuban Missle Crisis was officially over on November 2.
Marilyn Monroe's death was caused by an overdose of sleeping pills. Conspiracy theories involve the mob, President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy. Ex-husband and baseball great Joe DiMaggio took care of all of the funeral arrangements although the couple had divorced in 1954.
"Glenn Bell's first Taco Bell opened in Downey, California.
"Heeere's Johnnny! - Ed McMahon introducing the new 'Tonight Show'.
The first computer video Game , Spacewar, was invented.
Audio cassetes were invented.
Telstar was launched as the first working communications satellite. The light-emitting diode (LED) invented Nick Holonyak, while working for General Electric.
Decca Records A&R executive Dick Rowe turned down the Beatles for a record deal and reportedly told their manager, "Guitar groups are on the way out." He made up for the mistake by signing the Rolling Stones the following year.
The first Vail Ski Resort opened in 1962.
The first Target (Tar-zhay) store opened in Roseville, Minnesota.
Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: Pope John XXIII
Miss America: Maria Fletcher (Asheville, NC)
Miss USA: Macel Leilani (Hawaii)


Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Tammy fashion doll, Mille Bornes Card Game , LEGO Model Sets (with wheels), Boob Tube, Slinky*, Password TV Game home version, smooth & plastic wiffle bat is introduced, Limbo Party Kit.

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•   Barb Lebowitz (Barb Lebowitz)  8/6
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•   Gary Crossman  8/21
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