“Growing Old is Mandatory -
 Growing Up Is Optional”
                          -Chili Davis




      Roosevelt High Schoo...
1969 was a momentous year.
Man walked on the moon,
Woodstock took place
on a New York farm,
Richard Nixon became
President of the United States,
and we graduated from
 Roosevelt High School.
There you are!
I see you! Right there!
Class motto:
“Some men see things as they are and ask, ‘why?’. I
dream of things that never were and say, ‘why not?’.


Cl...
Friendship and shared
times are what create a
lifetime of memories.
Wasn’t it just last
week that we built
  this float???
No…it was just last
week we built THIS
      float…
Though times change and
landmarks disappear, we still
remember…
the stadiums,
Boblo,




                             The Comet
The Bob-Lo Miniature Train




                                   Flying...
… and the theaters.
While those theaters
stood, we may have seen
the top movies of 1969
there…
Which of those movies
won the 1969 Academy
Award?
             Butch Cassidy and the
             Sundance Kid
The economy was different in
               1969.

•   Average Cost of new house $15,550.00
•   Average Monthly Rent $135....
The employment rate was different in
 1969, too.
•   1969 U.S. unemployment rate: 3.5%
•   Current U.S. unemployment rate:...
Magazine covers from 1969
reflected the times and told the
story of an era…
Sports Illustrated:
 Swimsuit Edition
It’s time for
    1969
 TV TRIVIA!
What line did
Presidential Candidate
Richard M. Nixon deliver
on Laugh-in?

1. I am not a crook.
2. Sock it to me.
3. You ...
Teacher Pete Dixon taught
                        History in Room 222 at what
                        high school?
       ...
What did “Adam-12”
                           stand for?


                          Adam (to designate it as a two
Adam-1...
Who wasn’t a character
                              on Mod Squad?


                                1. Pete Cochran
     ...
Who is NOT pictured here?




Johnny Ginger           Soupy Sales             Captain Jolly
Milky the Clown         Poop D...
Who’s having lunch
with Soupy here?

    1. White Fang
    2. Black Tooth
    3. Pookie
    4. Hippie




It’s Pookie the ...
Now let’s set the
Wayback Machine to 1969…
Gee, I wonder if they ever see each other any more…
We always knew we had cutting-edge technology…
The Class of ’69 sure knew how to have fun!




               Archaeology Club
Snip Snap!
Are those CULOTTES????? Discipline looms!
Visit the
    “Memory Table”
for a first-hand look at….
Brilliant!
McKinley School 6th grade Mrs. Irene Schwartz
    The Case of the Missing Easter Bonnet
VINTAGE???


    We are
 VINTAGE????
Speaking of vintage,
let’s look at THEN and NOW…
Phones
THEN…




                 NOW
Home Entertainment
THEN…




                    NOW
State-of-the-art TVs
THEN…




                      NOW
“Word Processing”

THEN…




                     NOW
The Camaro

 THEN…




                                 NOW




Maybe some things don’t change that much after all…
NOW
The Lottery
THEN
         The Lottery


 Results for Men Facing the 
Draft in 1971 
Lottery Numbers, by Birth
Date, for Selective Serv...
Can you remember all the words?
Roosevelt High School’s Distinguished Graduate
    Hall of Fame honors two of our finest:




 Bill Kucyk
                ...
"I get by with a little help from my friends."
                          - John Lennon

              Thanks to our sponso...
We appreciate the support
given us by the following businesses and community representatives.


Leo Stevenson             ...
We hope you have a wonderful time
             renewing friendships and fostering new ones.
                            Yo...
In My Life
                       Lennon and McCartney 1965


There are places I'll remember          But of all these fri...
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  1. 1. “Growing Old is Mandatory - Growing Up Is Optional” -Chili Davis Roosevelt High School Class of 1969 40th Reunion July 2009
  2. 2. 1969 was a momentous year.
  3. 3. Man walked on the moon,
  4. 4. Woodstock took place on a New York farm,
  5. 5. Richard Nixon became President of the United States,
  6. 6. and we graduated from Roosevelt High School.
  7. 7. There you are! I see you! Right there!
  8. 8. Class motto: “Some men see things as they are and ask, ‘why?’. I dream of things that never were and say, ‘why not?’. Class Colors: Mint green and Forest green Class Flower: Daisy
  9. 9. Friendship and shared times are what create a lifetime of memories.
  10. 10. Wasn’t it just last week that we built this float???
  11. 11. No…it was just last week we built THIS float…
  12. 12. Though times change and landmarks disappear, we still remember…
  13. 13. the stadiums,
  14. 14. Boblo, The Comet The Bob-Lo Miniature Train Flying Swings The Wild Mouse
  15. 15. … and the theaters.
  16. 16. While those theaters stood, we may have seen the top movies of 1969 there…
  17. 17. Which of those movies won the 1969 Academy Award? Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  18. 18. The economy was different in 1969. • Average Cost of new house $15,550.00 • Average Monthly Rent $135.00 • Average Cost New Car $3,270.00 • Average income per year was $8,550.00.
  19. 19. The employment rate was different in 1969, too. • 1969 U.S. unemployment rate: 3.5% • Current U.S. unemployment rate: 9.15% • Michigan current unemployment rate: 14.1% In 1982, the Michigan unemployment rate was 16.9%. We rebounded then. We will rebound again.
  20. 20. Magazine covers from 1969 reflected the times and told the story of an era…
  21. 21. Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition
  22. 22. It’s time for 1969 TV TRIVIA!
  23. 23. What line did Presidential Candidate Richard M. Nixon deliver on Laugh-in? 1. I am not a crook. 2. Sock it to me. 3. You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore. Sock it to me.
  24. 24. Teacher Pete Dixon taught History in Room 222 at what high school? 1. Theodore Roosevelt High School 2. Los Angeles High School 3. Walt Whitman High School Lloyd Haynes, Michael Constantine, Denise Nicholas and Karen Walt Whitman High School Valentine.
  25. 25. What did “Adam-12” stand for? Adam (to designate it as a two Adam-12 man patrol), and 12 (to designate their patrol area). There. Don’t you feel better knowing that?
  26. 26. Who wasn’t a character on Mod Squad? 1. Pete Cochran 2. Julie Barnes 3. Frank Furillo Mod Squad 4. Linc Hayes Frank Furillo was a character on Hill Street Blues.
  27. 27. Who is NOT pictured here? Johnny Ginger Soupy Sales Captain Jolly Milky the Clown Poop Deck Paul Bozo the Clown Jingles from Boofland There’s no Soupy!
  28. 28. Who’s having lunch with Soupy here? 1. White Fang 2. Black Tooth 3. Pookie 4. Hippie It’s Pookie the Lion!
  29. 29. Now let’s set the Wayback Machine to 1969…
  30. 30. Gee, I wonder if they ever see each other any more…
  31. 31. We always knew we had cutting-edge technology…
  32. 32. The Class of ’69 sure knew how to have fun! Archaeology Club
  33. 33. Snip Snap!
  34. 34. Are those CULOTTES????? Discipline looms!
  35. 35. Visit the “Memory Table” for a first-hand look at….
  36. 36. Brilliant!
  37. 37. McKinley School 6th grade Mrs. Irene Schwartz The Case of the Missing Easter Bonnet
  38. 38. VINTAGE??? We are VINTAGE????
  39. 39. Speaking of vintage, let’s look at THEN and NOW…
  40. 40. Phones THEN… NOW
  41. 41. Home Entertainment THEN… NOW
  42. 42. State-of-the-art TVs THEN… NOW
  43. 43. “Word Processing” THEN… NOW
  44. 44. The Camaro THEN… NOW Maybe some things don’t change that much after all…
  45. 45. NOW The Lottery
  46. 46. THEN The Lottery  Results for Men Facing the  Draft in 1971  Lottery Numbers, by Birth Date, for Selective Service Lottery Held July 1, 1970 This determined the order  in which men born in 1951  were called to report for  induction into the military.
  47. 47. Can you remember all the words?
  48. 48. Roosevelt High School’s Distinguished Graduate Hall of Fame honors two of our finest: Bill Kucyk Noel Jackson
  49. 49. "I get by with a little help from my friends." - John Lennon Thanks to our sponsors and supporters for creating this reunion memory for us all. Jane (Barron) Hughes Claudia (Geiger) Davis Al LaCroix Noel and Debbie Jackson Bob Cook Barb (Lange) Gallaway Shirley Washburn Robb Burgermyer Pam (Plummer) Sokach Barb (Ruffner) Kolbe Carol (Smith) Campbell Barb Gratton-Clark Al LaRosa Steve Davis Diane (Brighton) Weinman
  50. 50. We appreciate the support given us by the following businesses and community representatives. Leo Stevenson Nixon Funeral Home David Holzworth, D.O. Big Boy Restaurant Franks Restaurant Hoods Hardware Prush’s Bar & Grill Chaz Bar & Grill Alana Paluszewski, Author Czopek Funeral Home Paragrafix Printers Carol Bollo, Realtor Michigan Title
  51. 51. We hope you have a wonderful time renewing friendships and fostering new ones. Your Reunion Team: Larry Bell Barb (Ruffner) Kolb Bill Benjamin Al LaCroix Robb Burgermyer Al LaRosa Carol (Smith) Campbell Paula (Fuller) LeClair Bob Cook Lorna (Zawalich) Lively Steve Davis Renda (Jezylo) Oakes Bob DeCorte Marsha (Faunce) Parsons Gerry Finnigan Brent Pierce Gloria (Mannick) Fragassi Sheila (Chavis) Pierce Barb (Lange) Gallaway Barb (McConnell) Roberts Barb Gratton-Clark Larry Rockenseuss Debbie (Jerrell) Jackson Rich Simons Noel Jackson Barb (Watkins) Simpson Karen (Lumia) Jarrett John Skidmore Linda (Socha) Jaworski Steve Sly Judy (Pasiuk) Kearney Pam (Plummer) Sokach Mike Kearney Shirley (Green) Washburn Diane (Brighton) Wienman
  52. 52. In My Life Lennon and McCartney 1965 There are places I'll remember But of all these friends and lovers All my life, though some have There is no one compares with you changed And these memories lose their meaning Some forever, not for better When I think of love as something new Some have gone and some remain Though I know I'll never lose affection All these places had their moments For people and things that went before With lovers and friends, I still can I know I'll often stop and think about recall them Some are dead and some are living In my life, I'll love you more In my life, I've loved them all

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