History Thread

Moon landing 53 years ago today

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Always found that letter particularly chilling to read.

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The three lads (Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins) were in a room next door to Nixon in the White House at the time, yeah?

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Of course….sure the earth is flat. Ian Paisley was sitting in there with them.

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Pity something similar wouldn’t happen that toad in North Korea.

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Is that the top of Grafton st at Stephen’s Green?

Looks like it alright

Ask @LondonJack - he was there at the time.

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Not doubting the visuals, but surely the sound is false?

Yeah probably right ,now that ya mention it when you see footage from that era there is always some sounds ,voices of crowds dubbed on to it

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Merkel to blame gan dabht

I can imagine the outrage a decade ago, if Frau Merkel had said “I don’t trust the Russians, not alone will we keep the existing nuclear power stations, we’ll build a few more. And keep a couple of the coal fired ones just in case”.

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