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February 2010

Dear Classmates:
1965 at a Glance:
DO YOU REMEMBER? It seems impossible to believe, but 2010 marks 45 years since we
graduated from Lee Academy! Much has changed in that time but one
• Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,
important thing has not: the special bond we all share as members of the
Jr., and more than 2,600
others are arrested in Selma, Lee Academy Class of 1965.
Alabama, during
demonstrations against voter- Saturday, August 21st has been set aside as Reunion day at LA. Please
registration rules mark your calendars and make plans to join your classmates and other
• The first U.S. combat troops Lee Academy alumni for a special day on campus. This summer you will
arrive in Vietnam. By the end receive an official Reunion brochure outlining both general reunion
of the year, 190,000 American activities as well as special events just for our class. For now, however,
soldiers are in Vietnam
• Malcolm X, black-nationalist
here is a basic outline of the day’s activities:
leader, shot to death at Harlem
rally TIME ACTIVITY LOCATION
• Blacks riot for six days in 8:00 a.m. Registration/Refreshments Under Canopy @ LA
Watts section of Los Angeles; 9:00 a.m. Campus Tours Campus-wide
34 dead, over 1,000 injured, 11:00 a.m. Class Photos Main Building
nearly 4,000 arrested 12:00 p.m. Picnic BBQ Lunch Under Canopy @ LA
• Top films of the year include
1:00 p.m. All Alumni Reunion Under Canopy @ LA
Dr. Zhivago, The Sound of
Music, A Thousand Clowns, Program & Awards
Darling Presentation
• The LA Dodgers defeat 2:30 p.m. Class of ’65 Gathering #########
Minnesota 4-3 in the World 8:30 p.m. Fireworks Display Silver Lake
Series 9:00 p.m. Street Dance Under Canopy @ LA
• Bill Cosby, starring in I Spy,
becomes the first African In an effort to facilitate communication as we gear up for our 45th
American to headline a
television show
Reunion, please take a moment to complete and return the enclosed bio
form. It will assist the planning committee in keeping you updated
1965 BILLBOARD TOP 10 regarding our Reunion events. Meanwhile, if you have any questions or
would like to become involved in helping to plan our 45th Reunion, please
1. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction email us (cmcleod@rsu67.org or bloozed@midmaine.com) or call the LA
– The Rolling Stones Advancement office at (207) 738-2252 ext 112.
2. I Can't Help Myself (Sugar
Pie Honey Bunch – Four Tops We look forward to seeing you and your family at our 45th Reunion!
3. Wooly Bully – Sam The Sham
and The Pharaohs
4. My Girl – Temptations Yours for LA,
5. You've Lost That Lovin'
Feelin' – Righteous Brothers
6. Downtown – Petula Clark
7. Help! – The Beatles Connie Delano McLeod ’65 Milton “Tootie” Smith ’65
8. Can't You Hear My Heartbeat
Co-Class Agent Co-Class Agent
– Herman's Hermits
9. Crying in the Chapel – Elvis Co-Treasurer,
Presley LA Alumni Association
10. You Were On My Mind – We
Five

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