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Name: Steve Maldonado ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 7:03 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1976
City & State: Longview, WA
E-mail
Message: Hey Bruce Hansen...we're only 20 miles from each other..! Cathlamet and Longview! Sharon Bierman Branigan..can you post a reunion schedule for next weekend? What time and where is the Friday night get together, and what time does the reunion start? Then there's an event at Frosty's? Thanks!
Steve, the Fosters Cruise Night is on this page, right above the Feedback.


Name: Sherry Wingo ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 6:42 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Peppers
Class: 1964
City & State: Haw. Ca.
E-mail
Message: Jerry, I'm not sure about the price of the 1966 tickets to Disneyland, but I have a book from the seventies which cost, for a child, $6.00. They used to have Jiminy Cricket tickets for the children that said Admit one child or Junior to any 10c thru 85c attraction.


Name: Anita ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 6:12 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Harmon
Class: 1969
City & State: Fair Oaks
No E-mail
Message: To Armands question as to which president did NOT attend Disneyland? Do you mean while they were President? If so, that would have to be Truman since Disneyland didn't even open it's doors until 1955.
Good point....


Name: BRUCE(McMEANS)HANSON ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 6:04 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1959
City & State: CATHLAMET WA
E-mail
Message: COULD IT BE THAT REAGAN WAS AT DISNEYLAND AS AN ACTOR AND NOT AS A PRESIDENT?




Name: Jerry Miles ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 5:03 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Fair Oaks, CA
E-mail
Message: Walter, actually long haired males were excluded from the park until the late 60?s as a violation of their unwritten dress code. Females were not forgotten and could not enter in a halter top. Male employees were denied long and any form of facial hair until about 2000 even though Walt had a moustache. I found this out personally when I tried to get a year tour of duty at the Pacific Telephone sponsored Circle Theater in the 70?s and I wouldn't shave my 'stache.


Name: Walter Holt ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 4:28 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Surf City, CA
E-mail
Message: Kathy....In the 60's you could go to Disneyland with long hair but you could not work at Disneyland with long hair. Yes Military men were allowed in free. I went there in uniform when I came back from Vietnam and was let in without having to pay.
Trivia question... Would the class of 76 really groove to accordian music or top 40 songs from the 70's at Cruise Night on the 20th? I think Accordian music and it sure will be fun watching them show us their nifty Polka moves.
Walter, BRING THE MUSIC!!!


Name: Sharon Stowe ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 2:38 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Ritch
Class: 1972
City & State: Lawndale, CA
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Message: I think it is a trick question. I think they all visited Disneyland.ss
I think it was Nixon because he had too much to think about besides Disneyland.


Name: Howard "Paco" Duran ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 2:34 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: OS6-2378
Class: 1961
City & State: LF
E-mail
Message: Happy Birthday to sister Pat...The Beach Boys TV movie will air on VH1C on Saturday. My grandmother said she got a nose-bleed on the "Spaceship" in Tomorrowland...Have a Great Weekend.....Any iPod freaks out there give me an email..Thx
Thanks Pay-co and Happy Birthday, Pat...


Name: Kathy ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 1:01 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Duran
Class: 1964
City & State: Redondo Beach
E-mail
Message: Was it true, that in the 60's, men with long hair were not allowed in Disneyland, but you got in free if you were in a military uniform?


Name: Armand Vaquer ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 12:13 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1972
City & State: Tarzana, CA
E-mail
Message: On Disneyland trivia question #3, the Nixon daughters was the correct answer.About trivia question #2, Sharon Stowe and Danny Litton are correct as they spelled Khrushchev's name right.Disneyland trivia #4: Which of these presidents did NOT visit Disneyland? 1. Truman; 2. Eisenhower; 3. Kennedy; 4. Nixon; 5. Reagan. I didn't use any video for these.
I'll say Nixon.


Name: Bonnie Cozby ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 11:47 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Simmons
Class: 1971
City & State: Ocean Park, Wa
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Message: Jim you are correct and beat Patti with the answer by a brief 10 minutes. I am awarding your win with a champagne toast this evening! I remember thinking it so strange to see the Emperor walking around like everyone else. The day was not crowded and they were by the Carousel of Progress building (America Sings was there at the time) walking towards the Skyway to Fantasyland. I really miss Skull Rock and the delicious tuna sandwiches they served. If Disneyland needs any improvement it would be in the food services department. The food is OK but the process to get it is painful. But back to nostalgia...remember all the great groups that would play at the Tomorrowland venue? I saw Gary Pucket and the Union Gap there at multiple shows during a 2-day visit to the park. I must have been EARLY teens, but I was sure he was singing "Young Girl" to me every show. I made sure to be right at the front each time. Linda Ronstadt played at Grad Night in '71 and it was fantastic. During high school, the lines never seemed to be a problem because that was prime time to size up the boys. It was an art to place yourself in the proper place in order to flirt with the cutest guys. Sandy (Adamson) and I were pretty good at it if I remember correctly. I tried to explain the technique to my (then) teenaged daughter and her friend on a trip to Knott's Berry Farm in 1992. Did not compute to their sensibilities at the time. Oh well...fun memories to muse over.
Thanks Bonnie, Saw Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes there about 15-20 years ago. Great show.


Name: Miaaka ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 11:44 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Lester
Class: 1977
City & State: Lone Pine, CA
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Message: Cougar sighting here in my small town and smaller work place! I have a new co-worker Sharon Anderson White (68). She and her husband Jeff White (68), and brother Jack Anderson (77) all went to HHS. Sharon tells me there are several others that live in the Lone Pine Area, one with the last name Hess I believe?
Thanks Miaaka, Keep those Cougar Sightings coming...


Name: Sharon Branigan ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 11:05 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Bierman
Class: 1976
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA
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Message: I think it was Kruschev. What do I win?
WRONG!! There are actually two spellings. Maybe one is the anglicized spelling? You win nothing unless you steal a Tshirt.


Name: john henry comitz ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 10:53 am - HHS Time
Class: 1991
City & State: hawthorne, californi
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Message: i'm a proud graduate of hawthorne high school class of 91! My Wife is also a native of hawthorne, but she graduated from bishop montgomery in 92. i've always been intrigued by the city's history and culture! my 10 week old daughter, sofia jane comitz, listens to the beach boys every night when going to sleep. my favorite teacher @ hhs i beleive was there in the sixties! otto plum was my absolute favorite. i remember him telling me that brian wilson once received an F in music class. is this true!
Hey John, Yes, it's true. Music Director Fred Morgan gave him an "F" on his composition "Surfin".
Went to lunch with the honorable Mr. Otto Plum a few months ago. He's still in pretty great shape.


Name: Patti Smith ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 10:43 am - HHS Time
Class: 1968
City & State: Cypress, CA
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Message: Bonnie, that would have been Emperor Hirohito of Japan who visited Disneyland in '75.


Name: Jim Fox ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 10:33 am - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Hawthorne
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Message: If Bonnie Cozby's trip to Disneyland was in October of 1975, she saw Japan's Emperor Hirohito and the Empress Nagako. Disneyland apparently made quite an impression on the emperor. When he died in 1989, he was entombed with his Mickey Mouse watch. I'll admit that I had to go to the back of the book for that one (Yahoo).


Name: Jerry Miles ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 8:52 am - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Fair Oaks, CA
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Message: Geeze, Armand, anyone who just watched the Disneyland nostalgia should be able to answer that one. How about a harder one like how much was the Big 10 and the Deluxe 15 ticket books for adults in 1966?
I was going to say that.....


Name: Neil Larson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 8:43 am - HHS Time
Class: 1971
City & State: Crestview Fl
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Message: Armand I got the Khrushchev one! Just didn?t send it in?About the Ribbon cutting- After I got out of the Army in 82 I moved out to Barstow & began painting signs for income- I heard thru the grapevine there was an old man out in the desert who had a computer that would make signs automatically! So I went out to meet him. He explained how he used to hand-paint all the signage for Walt Disney at Disneyland! At the time A/B Plotter sign machines were just hitting the market. So he shared stories and photos of elaborate gold leaf windows from Main St. USA. Then I noticed a giant pair of 3 foot long gold leaf scissors hanging on the back wall of his shop! He said he actually built them for old man Disney so that Walt & his DAUGHTERS could cut the ribbon on opening day back in 1956! PS Ward Kimball?s (Mr. Jimmy Cricket?s illustrator) Grizzly Flats Narrow Gauge Rail Road can be visited by the public at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, Ca.! OS- 6-8544 Inglewood 2 (pre zipcode) CAlifornia


Name: BRUCE (McMEANS)HANSON ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 1:19 am - HHS Time
Class: 1959
City & State: CATHLAMET WA
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Message: THE DISNEYLAND MONORAIL RIBBON WAS NOT CUT.THE SCISSORS WERE IN THE HANDS OF RICHARD M NIXON'S TWO DAUGHTERS TRICIA & JULIE BUT DID NOT WORK SO WALT DISNEY HIMSELF TORE THE RIBBON APART.
That's what I was going to say.


Name: Joyce ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Aug 11, 2006, 12:49 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Terry
Class: 1972
City & State: Haw
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Message: Armand I thought your face and name looked familiar. I also had Mr. Macha(nice teacher) were we in the same class?
Armand, please email Joyce, Thanks....


Name: Bonnie Cozby ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 11:47 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Simmons
Class: 1971
City & State: Ocean Park, Wa
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Message: Here's my historical Disneyland question. In 1975, what Emperor did Charlie and I see walking through Disneyland's Tomorrow Land with his wife? They were accompanied by just a few other people dressed in dark gray and dark brown and were busy checking out the park map. All seemed to be enjoying themselves.


Name: Dewey Storie ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 8:51 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1974
City & State: Chandler,AZ
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Message: Hey jc .. I don't had out buttons anymore!




Name: Armand Vaquer ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 7:12 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1972
City & State: Tarzana, CA
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Message: Nikita Khrushchev was the one. Back in Mr. Macha's history class, he mentioned the incident. His quote is something I remember to this day: "They [security] were worried that if he went into Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, he might not come back out again."
Disneyland trivia question #3: Who cut the ribbon for the opening of the Disneyland Monorail system?
EZ....I know that one. Armand, you are not old enough to be asking these questions.


Name: Mary Ann Martin ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 5:51 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Walton
Class: 1961
City & State: Murfreesboro AR
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Message: Disneyland trivia # 2 ... Russia's Prime Minister Khruschev. Not sure about the spelling, but he really threw a fit to see Disneyland - the only reason he came to America, etc. He and Mickey could've worked EVERYTHING in those days, huh? And, besides Paco's 60's hairstyles, did anyone notice his Cabo pics and how slim he's looking lately?
Hey Armand, A better question would have been, "How do you spell the last name of the late 50s early 60s leader of the USSR?"


Name: jc ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 5:14 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1969
No E-mail
Message: Gee Armand, I'm gonna say it was a big fat Russian with a first name of Nikita.....do I get a dewey button?????


Name: Steve Eide ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 4:13 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Alexandria, VA
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Message: Armand, That angry world leader was Nikita Krushchev.
That's WHAT I WAS.... never mind.....




Name: Patti Smith ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Aug 10, 2006, 4:04 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Smith
Class: 1968
City & State: Cypress, CA
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Message: Armand...WAY too easy. That was Kruschev. He acted like a spoiled little boy.
That's what I was GOING TO SAY!!!


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