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Post by stevemarl » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:13 pm

Amazing when you think: Concorde`s first flight, Led Zep`s 1st album, birth of the Capri, and man walking on the moon - all in one year!!! No wonder as a kid it seemed like the future was just an unlimited mass of possibilities.

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Post by andyd » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:58 am

I was 2 and remember none of it :lol:

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Re: 1969

Post by nigecapri » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:35 am

Trafalgar Square to watch the Moon Landing. Dad turned bright green at the top of the Post Office Tower.
Were we actually watching "One giant leap" or were those guys in a studio in deepest Nevada...

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Re: 1969

Post by stevemarl » Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:57 am

nigecapri wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:35 am
Trafalgar Square to watch the Moon Landing. Dad turned bright green at the top of the Post Office Tower.
You see, when people say `wow, that`s AMAZING; that`s AWESOME, they really, really don`t know what amazing means.

`A studio in Nevada` - tut tut! Although it did seem odd that at that time we could just barely get TV signal from America, yet the moon seemed no problem ;)

I forgot, we were also at that time the holders of the World Cup.
And TV had the first ever episode of the Clangers. What a year!

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Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:16 am

I was born in 1969 and what a year to be born as you say what man has done in this 50 years . I watched the landing documentary on BB2 last night and how they got there and back is amazing . But I heard a woman say “ what next Mars “ I wonder if we will see this landing ?

Also where will our capris be in 50 years ? Or will they be just museums pieces ?
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Post by stevemarl » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:21 am

" I watched the landing documentary on BB2 last night and how they got there and back is amazing "
Me too, that`s what got me thinking.
I can see getting petrol for them will be a problem in 2069. But then, we`ll all be wiped out by then, someone will have pressed the button.

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Re: 1969

Post by pbar » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:55 am

The Hasslein Curve is what we need to worry about.

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Post by andyd » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:28 pm

Sabbath also recorded their debut album in one day on 16th October 1969 :cool:

In 50 years what milestones will 2019 be remembered for :headscratch:

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Re: 1969

Post by stevemarl » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:08 pm

Yes indeed I forgot that one. Probably lots of others I`ve missed, contributions welcome.

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Re: 1969

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:17 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:21 am
" I watched the landing documentary on BB2 last night and how they got there and back is amazing "
Me too, that`s what got me thinking.
I can see getting petrol for them will be a problem in 2069. But then, we`ll all be wiped out by then, someone will have pressed the button.
Funny in 84 when the war broke out in the Falklands ( sounds like my grandad now :lol: ) we was at school and all thought we would be called up to fight . Now yes it’s just one press of a button and it’s all over .

With Trump , Johnson , Kim on pong and putin what hope have we got . But yes I agree with Steve anybody missed the moon landing on bbc2 well worth getting it on catch up . :beer:
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