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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.
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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