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  • Do you remember?
  • Wakefield Fight Song
  • Did you know?

  • Memories

    Do you remember….

    the cafeteria?

    service clubs?

    football games?

    basketball games?

    drill team?

    "It's Academic"?

    snowball fights?

    Life was good!

    Warrior Fight Song

    Wakefield your Warriors will always be true,
    For you we'll fight and spread your glory through,
    Come, let us sing out the Wakefield battle cry,
    With thunder clubs and tomahawks
    We'll make your name and spread your fame,
    Wakefield we're all for you!

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    Did you know?

    In 1972…
    • The average cost of a new house was $27,550.00?
    • The average income per year was $11,800.00?
    • The average monthly rent was $165.00?
    • The cost of a gallon of gas was 55 cents?
    • Wrangler jeans cost $12.00?

    Popular films were…

    • The Godfather
    • Fiddler on the Roof
    • Diamonds Are Forever
    • Dirty Harry
    • The Last Picture Show
    • A Clockwork Orange
    Popular TV shows were…
    • Sesame Street
    • The Benny Hill Show
    • The Brady Bunch
    • Hawaii Five-O
    • Here's Lucy
    Popular musicians were…
    • ABBA
    • The Eagles
    • John Lennon
    • Simon and Garfunkel
    • Rod Steward
    • Don McLean
    • Michael Jackson
    • Elton John
    • The Moody Blues
    • David Bowie
    • Led Zepplin
    #1 hit songs were…
    • Brand New Key - Melanie
    • American Pie - Don McLean
    • Let's Stay Together - Al Green
    • Without You - Nilsson
    • Heart of Gold - Neal Young
    • A Horse With No Name - America
    • The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
    • Oh Girl - Chi-Lites
    • I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
    • The Candy Man - Sammy Davis Jr.
    Interesting Facts…
    • Richard Nixon was President
    • Last US ground troops were
      withdrawn from Vietnam
    • The Watergate Scandal began
    • Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals
      in the Summer Olympics in Munich
    • Hurricane Agnes hit Pennsylvania,
      Maryland and Virginia
    • Digital watches were introduced
    • The VW Beetle became the most
      popular car ever sold
    • Atari releases the video game PONG
    • The first call was made with
      a cellular phone
    • HBO was launched
    In sports…
    • The Oakland Athletics won the World Series
    • The Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup
    • The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl
    This was the place to shop
    This was the place to go
    The "Golden Arches" really had arches.
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