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47th anniversary of the first walk on the moon

Posted at 12:01 AM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 00:01:32-04

July 20, 2016 is the 47th anniversary of the first moon walk.

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set foot on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969.

The Apollo 11 mission was watched by millions on live TV, and people all over the world watched Armstrong say his famous line: “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

In case you were wondering, Michael Jackson’s famous moonwalk on the Motown 25 show happened nearly 20 years later on May 16, 1983.

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