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CLASS OF 1961 75 YEAR OLD BIRTHDAY PARTY
Oct. 14, 2018
 
   WILBUR CROSS HIGH SCHOOL 
CLASS OF '61  
NEW HAVEN, CT 
•• ROLL CALL ••

570 CLASSMATES

354
Located
157
E-mails on File
349
Verified Addresses
2
Unverified Addresses
95
No Address On File
124
Deceased
THE CLASS OF 1961

Website Admin:
Dan Santos

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

Combined, we have 147 children, 236 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

16 of us served in the U.S. Armed Forces for a combined total of 83 years.

38 of us spent a combined total of 132 years earning 9 Associates, 18 Bachelors and 12 Masters degrees.

Our most-traveled? One of us has visited 50 U.S. States or Territories, and another has visited 37 foreign countries.

6 of us have birthdays this month, and 5 of us have birthdays in October.

Currently, 50 of us are retired.

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ON THE RADIO

Billboard's Hot 100

Top Songs: 1960-1961
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Number One Hits by Week  |  Top 100 Hits of the Year
 

Billboard's lists have been the music industry's leading indicator of a song's popularity in the U.S. for nearly 50 years. Use the links above to change betweeen the Number One Hits by Week or the Top 100 Hits of the Year as reported by Billboard Magazine for our Senior Year -- 1960-1961.
 

Number One Hits by Week for 1960
Issue Date Song Artist
January 4 El Paso Marty Robbins
January 11 El Paso Marty Robbins
January 18 Running Bear Johnny Preston
January 25 Running Bear Johnny Preston
February 1 Running Bear Johnny Preston
February 8 Teen Angel Mark Dinning
February 15 Teen Angel Mark Dinning
February 22 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
February 29 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
March 7 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
March 14 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
March 21 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
March 28 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
April 4 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
April 11 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
April 18 Theme from A Summer Place Percy Faith
April 25 Stuck On You Elvis Presley
May 2 Stuck On You Elvis Presley
May 9 Stuck On You Elvis Presley
May 16 Stuck On You Elvis Presley
May 23 Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
May 30 Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
June 6 Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
June 13 Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
June 20 Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
June 27 Everybody's Somebody's Fool Connie Francis
July 4 Everybody's Somebody's Fool Connie Francis
July 11 Alley Oop Hollywood Argyles
July 18 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee
July 25 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee
August 1 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee
August 8 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini Brian Hyland
August 15 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
August 22 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
August 29 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
September 5 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
September 12 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
September 19 The Twist Chubby Checker
September 26 My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own Connie Francis
October 3 My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own Connie Francis
October 10 Mr. Custer Larry Verne
October 17 Save the Last Dance for Me The Drifters
October 24 I Want to Be Wanted Brenda Lee
October 31 Save the Last Dance for Me The Drifters
November 7 Save the Last Dance for Me The Drifters
November 14 Georgia on My Mind Ray Charles
November 21 Stay Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
November 28 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
December 5 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
December 12 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
December 19 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
December 26 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
Number One Hits by Week for 1961
Issue Date Song Artist
January 2 Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley
January 9 Wonderland by Night Bert Kaempfert
January 16 Wonderland by Night Bert Kaempfert
January 23 Wonderland by Night Bert Kaempfert
January 30 Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles
February 6 Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles
February 13 Calcutta Lawrence Welk
February 20 Calcutta Lawrence Welk
February 27 Pony Time Chubby Checker
March 6 Pony Time Chubby Checker
March 13 Pony Time Chubby Checker
March 20 Surrender Elvis Presley
March 27 Surrender Elvis Presley
April 3 Blue Moon The Marcels
April 10 Blue Moon The Marcels
April 17 Blue Moon The Marcels
April 24 Runaway Del Shannon
May 1 Runaway Del Shannon
May 8 Runaway Del Shannon
May 15 Runaway Del Shannon
May 22 Mother-in-Law Ernie K-Doe
May 29 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson
June 5 Running Scared Roy Orbison
June 12 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson
June 19 Moody River Pat Boone
June 26 Quarter to Three Gary U.S. Bonds
July 3 Quarter to Three Gary U.S. Bonds
July 10 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
July 17 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
July 24 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
July 31 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
August 7 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
August 14 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
August 21 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
August 28 Wooden Heart (Muss I Denn) Joe Dowell
September 4 Michael The Highwaymen
September 11 Michael The Highwaymen
September 18 Take Good Care of My Baby Bobby Vee
September 25 Take Good Care of My Baby Bobby Vee
October 2 Take Good Care of My Baby Bobby Vee
October 9 Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles
October 16 Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles
October 23 Runaround Sue Dion
October 30 Runaround Sue Dion
November 6 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
November 13 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
November 20 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
November 27 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
December 4 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
December 11 Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes
December 18 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens
December 25 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens
 


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BIRTHDAYS
Mary Ann Barbiero Thompson  
Theodore Brooks  
Fred Carpentino  
Gail Frank Verderame  
Michael Guidone  
Paul Looney  
Diane Malley Dudley  
Barbara Mead Coulombe  
Dan Santos  
Joyce Simmons Frye  
William Wright  

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U.S. MILITARY
Anthony Annunziata  
Edward Bradley  
Theodore Brooks  
Mauro Greco  
Michael Guidone  
Philip Heyl  
Cleveland Hopwood  
William Kilpatrick  
Paul Looney  
Matthew Lopes  
Tep Luke  
Terry Martin  
John Nerkowski  
Thomas Provitz  
Dan Santos  
Frederick Trunik  

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WHERE ARE WE?

Classmates in the U.S.
 Arizona
 California 12 
 Connecticut 270 
 District of Columbia
 Florida 17 
 Georgia
 Indiana
 Kentucky
 Louisiana
 Maryland
 Massachusetts
 Nevada
 New Hampshire
 New Jersey
 New York
 North Carolina
 Pennsylvania
 Rhode Island
 South Carolina
 Tennessee
 Texas
 Vermont
 Virginia

Classmates Abroad:
 Canada
 Costa Rica

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

 
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