Your pages from the past: Monday, July 21, 1969

Here's the Express & Star's front page from Monday, July 21, 1969 - the day after the first people walked on the moon.

moon landing

'Magnificent desolation' is how Neil Armstrong described it.

Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin joined Armstrong on the moon, and Michael Collins was also on board Apollo 11.

The date of the paper reads 'Mooday, July 21, 1969.

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Comments for: "Your pages from the past: Monday, July 21, 1969"


I was eight years old and I am sure that the picture is one of my earliest memories.

It was such a great thing at the time.