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ATTENTION - Change in Venue

Because of the remodeling of our original site, the class reunion for Saturday, October 8, 2016 will be at the following address:

 Four Points by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette IN 47906

Please call the Four Points at 765-463-5511 no later than 9/17/16 for a hotel reservation.  The room charges remain the same at $89 per night, and the classmate should indicate they are with the Frankfort class of 1961.


 ATTENTION FRANKFORT CLASS OF 1961 (original message)

Come help us celebrate our 55th class reunion

On Friday, October 7, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.  we will have a casual get together at Camp Collum for a weiner and marshmallow roast at the lodge.  Everything will be furnished.

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, we will celebrate our 55th class reunion with dinner and entertainment.

+++++++++SCHEDULE OF EVENTS +++++++++++

4:00 p.m.  Drinks and snacks in the Hospitality Room

6:00 p.m.  Registration

6:30 p.m.  Pictures

7:00 p.m.  Dinner Buffet -  $50 per person

8:40 p. m.  Entertainment

Please make your check payable to the Frankfort Class of 1961; then mail it to:  Ron & Ruth Hibbard, 2058 Washington Drive, Frankfort, IN 46041.  If you have any further questions you may reach the Hibbards at (765) 654-7403. 

    DEADLINE IS JULY 1, 2016.



"All hail to dear old Frankfort, to the blue and the white that floats upon the breeze. 

All hail to dear old Frankfort, and all her happy memories.

Three cheers to dear old Frankfort, and may her glory never, never die. Long may we love her, our Alma Mater, Frankfort High"      






              Gary Zink, Tom Sheets and Terry Zink



Mike Chittick 


 From The High Life, April 29, 1960


Roger Howe, Ron Kellams, Jack Lowden, Dave Newbold, Larry Hill

contributed by Tom Bartley




Remember the Slicks Auto Club ?

1986, Tom Sheets wearing Ron Hibbard's Slicks jacket.


Smitty's Garage truck, notice the Slick's Auto Club on the back.









  Visit other FHS class websites by clicking on a school year.      

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Dwight D. Eisenhower: Farewell Address, January 17, 1961.

John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address delivered January 20, 1961.

Population: Total Growth Rate Increase
World: 3,080,063,747 1.80 56,018,983
U.S.: 183,691,000 1.67 3,020,000

Barbie doll introduced in Europe

First commercially available integrated circuits

Daniel Boorstin publishes The Image (New York: Vintage, 1961), an incisive critique of the media and “pseudo events”

Adolf Eichmann on Trial for Role in Holocaust

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Berlin Wall Built

Peace Corps Founded

Soviets Launch First Man in Space

NASA launches Alan Shepard in Freedom 7, first American human suborbital flight

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organizes Freedom Rides into the South to test new Interstate Commerce Commission regulations and court orders barring segregation in interstate transportation. Riders are beaten by mobs in several places, including Birmingham and Montgomery, Ala.

Movies: The Hustler, 101 Dalmatians, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, West Side Story, The Misfits, The Absent Minded Professor, Splendor in the Grass

Songs: Moon River, Where the Boys Are, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Blue Moon, The Lion Sleeps Tonight

TV Shows: Bullwinkle, Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color, Hazel, Dick Van Dyke Show, Top Cat

Books: Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein; Catch-22, Joseph Heller; The Carpetbaggers, Harold Robbins; The Making of the President: 1960, Theodore White; The Agony and the Ecstasy,
Irving Stone; The Winter of Our Discontent, John Steinbeck

Bob Dylan arrives at New York’s Greenwich Village

British bluesman Alexis Korner forms the Blues Incorporated, with a rotating cast that will include Charlie Watts, John Surman, John McLaughlin, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Eric Burdon, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, etc.

The Tokens’ The Lion Sleeps Tonight uses operatic singing, Neapolitan choir, yodel, proto-electronics

The Beach Boys’ release Surfin in December and launch surf-music

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