- 02/03/1959 – Death of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper in a plane crash. Later there was a song written about it and the first time I heard it I actually cried. “The Day The Music Died”.
- 05/28/1959 – Graduated from Blessed Trinity Academy in Ocala. I retain my diploma which is is in very nice condition after all these years.
- 06/xx/1959 – Arrived at St Leo College Preparatory School for my first summer of work (paid $1.00 per hour as a tuition offset…1200 hours = tuition, room & board)