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Old 07-16-2019, 08:48 PM
 
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I was meeting my husband of 48 years (and going) on a beach in Cape Cod.
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Old 07-16-2019, 09:17 PM
 
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I had gone on a horse riding outing at Griffith Park (L.A.) with my youth church group (I was almost 16), and then we went to the group leader's home and watched it as group there.
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Old 07-16-2019, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Smile At our home

With our family - parents and siblings watching it.

We had a color TV.

I was under 15 and so were my sibs. We all remember though.
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Old 07-16-2019, 10:11 PM
 
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A box with bars on one side.
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Old 07-16-2019, 10:16 PM
 
Location: NYC
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I had just graduated from a conservative Catholic high school the previous month & so that summer I really blew off steam. I was in the basement of a bandmate with a few others & we were listening to music (Moby Grape?) under black lights & smoking & yakking when his parents called us up to see the moon landing. In our altered conditions it took on an "otherworldly" aspect for sure. But I remember it vividly & we were all amazed that it was possible to watch live.
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Old 07-16-2019, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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I was in Newfoundland. I phoned an old friend in New Orleans I hadn't spoken to in a long time, and she said "Aren't you watching the moon landing?" I apologized for calling at a bad time, and hung up. I didn't have a tv at the time.
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Old 07-16-2019, 11:35 PM
 
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It seems strange but I do not remember anything about this. I guess I just did not care then or now. I do vaguely remember a lot of others getting excited. The news media loved it. I think I was sort of happy they made it to the moon and back but it meant little or nothing to me.

I guess there was some excitement 50 years ago. It meant little to me then and about the same to others now.
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Old 07-17-2019, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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I had just finished a shift on a locked ward and sat with a couple elderly patients in the day hall of an open ward watching the tv there before walking home.
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Old 07-17-2019, 12:22 AM
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Location: Scotland
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It was a Sunday and we were at my great aunt's house for the day. I was 17.
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Old 07-17-2019, 02:07 AM
 
Location: Silicon Valley
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I had just turned 11 and was sitting right in front of our TV in the living room watching it. My mother and sister were also there. I remember Walter Cronkite getting teary-eyed as he was announcing that they had just touched down.
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