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©2009 David Burnett / Contact Press Images<br />
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July 18, 1969<br />
Launch of the Apollo XI mission to the moon:<br />
Hundreds of spectators move on to the beaches in Titusville, FL, to see the launch of the Moon probe. (the first Manned exploration of the moon).<br />
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The night before:<br />
families swimming<br />
gathering around campfires<br />
Launch morning: hundreds of those who line the streets to watch try and get injunction against PEOPLE Magazine.. such an injunciton did not materialize.<br />
People sleeping in cars. Swimming. Watching the glow of the rocket the nightbefore.<br />
Lots of signaage showing that APollo XI is going to the moon.  <br />
Children build a plastic scale model of an astronaut.