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N. Meck Class of ’67 plans reunion

If “Groovin” was what you did on a “Windy” Saturday afternoon, but at North Meck High Monday through Friday you were “Happy Together” and you showed your teachers “Respect” (although it could be “Kind of a Drag”), maybe you’re from the Class of 1967.

The organizing committee for the North Meck 50th Reunion is searching for their classmates. Some of them are easy to find, like John Woods, the mayor of Davidson. In fact, he’s a member of the reunion planning committee which also includes¬†Gale Woerner, chair; Reid Washam, co-chair; and Joy Dean, Betty Howard, Brenda Honeycut, Donna Patterson, Jenny Dowdy, Kitty Giese, Leif Swanson, Lloyd Murray, Marcus Rivens, Pam Laroche and Phillip Puckett.

They’re organizing the reunion on the weekend of Oct. 21, a Saturday, at the Hilton Charlotte Executive. There will be dinner and dancing, as well as a Friday social the night before.

If you are a classmate and have not made your whereabouts known, email the planning committee at 1967nmhsclassreunion@gmail.com . There is a Facebook page at North Mecklenburg Class of 67, 50th Reunion.

Here are the Top 20 hits from 1967, courtesy of Billboard magazine:
1. To Sir With Love, Lulu
2. The Letter, The Box Tops
3. Ode to Billie Joe, Bobby Gentry
4. Windy, The Association
5. I’m a Believer, The Monkees
6. Light My Fire, The Doors
7. Somethin’ Stupid, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra
8. Happy Together, The Turtles
9. Groovin’, The Young Rascals
10. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Frankie Valli
11. Little Bit O’Soul, The Music Explosion
12. I Think We’re Alone Now, Tommy James and The Shondells
13. Respect, Aretha Franklin
14. I Was Made to Love Her, Stevie Wonder
15. Come Back When You Grow Up, Bobby Vee and The Strangers
16. Kind of a Drag, The Buckinghams
17. Sweet Soul Music, Arthur Conley
18. Expressway to Your Heart, The Soul Survivors
19. Soul Man, Sam and Dave
20. Never My Love, The Association