Flour Bluff Class of ’76 Reunion News

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     Believe it or not, it’s been 40 years since we walked the stage at the NAS CC theater, bringing to a close our days at dear ol’ Flour Bluff High School.  Let’s take a little trip down Memory Lane to see what was happening in the world around us that year.  If you have not yet made your reservations to join your classmates for this event, contact Debbie Lindsay Zinser on her Facebook page.

1976 Rocky

 

Highest grossing films of 1976

 

 

 

 

Silly Love Songs

 Top 25 Songs of 1976

 

 

 

 

1976 Binzer

World Series Champions: Cincinatti Reds
Superbowl X Champions: Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Champions:Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadiens
U.S. Open:  Jerry Pate
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):  Jimmy Connors/Christine Marie Evert
Wimbledon (Men/Women):  Bjorn Borg/Chris Evert
NCAA Football Champions:  Pittsburgh
NCAA Basketball Champions:  Indiana
Kentucky Derby: Bold Forbes

Other Sports Highlights:

  • Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci earned the first “perfect 10” in the Olympics, seven all together.
  • Bruce (now Caitlin) Jenner won the Olympic decathlon.
 
1976 Powder puff
“The Quote”
“Adrian!”
– Sylvester Stallone, in Rocky

“One of these days, I’m gonna get myself organized.”
“You talkin’ to me?”
-Robert De Niro, as Travis Bickle, in Taxi Driver

“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”
– Peter Finch, in Network

“Is it safe?”
– Laurence Olivier, in Marathon Man

“Meow, meow, meow, meow…”
– Song from Meow Mix commercial

1976 3 amigos

Time Magazine’s Man of the Year:  Jimmy Carter

Miss America:  Tawny Godin (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Miss USA:  Barbara Peterson (Minnesota)
The Scandals: Sal Mineo stabbed, and Elizabeth Ray claims that her only duty for her $14,000 a year job was to have sex with Congressman Wayne Hays.

Nerd News:

  • Apple Computer was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The first computer, reports say, sold for $666.66.
  • The ink-jet printer is invented.
  • Writer Tom Wolfe declared the ’70s the “Me Decade”
  • VHS released and wins the war with Beta-max tapes, although most agree it was an inferior product.
  • Sweden’s most profitable corporation was pop group ABBA.
  • Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1976: $110,000
 1976 Tuncap
1976 Most Popular Television Shows:

1. Happy Days (ABC)
2. Laverne & Shirley (ABC)
3. M*A*S*H (CBS)
4. Charlie’s Angels (ABC)
5. The Big Event (NBC)
6. The Six Million Dollar Man (ABC)
7. Baretta (ABC)
8. One Day at a Time (CBS)
9. Three’s Company (ABC)
10. All in the Family (CBS)

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Information about the FBHS Class of 1976 – 40th Reunion

from

1976 Debbie
Debbie Lindsay Zinser

and

1976 Maggie
Maggie Garza Shawver

 

Schedule of Events:

Friday Night, June 24th:

Meet and Greet at 5:30 p.m. at B&J’s Pizza, 6662 S. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX  78413

Saturday, June 25th:

9:00 a.m. – Golf @ OSO Golf Course (will Coordinate with Bill Allen)

10:00 a.m. – Tour of the High School and Facilities by Ron Weikum (meet in front of the High School)

Rest of Saturday is open for you to enjoy the Beach, go to Schlitterbahn or Hurricane Alley, or visit friends.

5:30 p.m. –  Check in at the Bayfront Room, Omni Hotel (address and room details below)

6:00PM- 10:30 p.m. – Buffet Dinner and Dancing

Hotel Room Information:

1-800-843-6664 (Omni Central Reservations Number)

Flour Bluff High School 40th Reunion Rooms (Event Name)

June 23-26, 2016 (Event Dates)

May 23, 2016 (Cutoff date to make reservations)

$159 Single/ $159 Double/ $159 Triple/ $159 Quad Occupancy (Event Room Rates)

Or

Your guest can also can book online by using your group code: 14500814050 just have them click on this link http://www.omnihotels.com/. Choose hotel, dates, click on + for special rate codes and drop down screen, enter in  group code where indicated to book rooms at your contracted group rate.

Hotel Information:

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

900 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401 (Hotel Address)

Cost:

Friday Night:  Pizza provided, adult beverages are on your own tab

Saturday Night: $50.00/per person attending

Please send check or money order to:

Contact for registration:

Maggie Garza Shawver

6318 Ramsgate Circle

Corpus Christi, TX 78414

361-779-5926  (Cell)

Retired from education after serving 30 years (twenty-eight as an English teacher and two years as a new-teacher mentor), Shirley enjoys her life with family and friends while serving her community, church, and school in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the creator and managing editor of The Paper Trail, an online news/blog site that serves to offer new, in-depth, and insightful responses to the events of the day.

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