View Full Version : This Day In 1969

USMC 2571
07-20-17, 08:01 AM
The moon landing was July 20, 1969. I remember watching it live on television.

07-20-17, 08:11 AM
I was in the Philly Naval Hospital.....but we saw it on t.v. as well. John Kennedy was a true supporter of NASA. The last of our Presidents with common sense.

07-20-17, 02:36 PM
I was still in the police academy getting ready to do it all over again. I saw the repeats later.

07-20-17, 02:50 PM
Down for the Count laid out Bethesda Naval Hospital super cocktail mix of morphine & Demerol could hear the muffled cheers from some of the other guys on the ward

07-20-17, 03:53 PM
Jack....I think we used to call that cocktail a Hypo.

07-20-17, 04:26 PM
I was still working a Shell Station, heard it on the radio waiting for my ship date...

Zulu 36
07-21-17, 05:52 AM
I was sitting at home with my family watching it on TV.

07-21-17, 06:32 AM
During many of those walks in the park I sometimes thought that I was walking on the moon. Seemed kind of unreal at times.

07-21-17, 08:14 AM
Hell Russ.....I thought you was from the Moon....

Old Marine
07-21-17, 09:01 AM
I was at Balboa Naval Hospital with our very sick daughter.
I could have gave a **** if they landed on Mars. Was not important to me.

07-21-17, 09:09 AM
I watched it on live TV..