Where were you when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon?

I had just finished a weeks work at MA Bell (Telephone Co). I was with my friend enjoying a repast and cheering on our great country. I might have been a little under the weather in Hampton Beach Long Island.

—Mike, Manchester

I remember that at the time I was having an intense argument with my boyfriend (haven’t a clue what about) -- but the moon landing was momentous enough to shut us both up -- for at least a half hour.

—Sharon, Toms River

I can remember exactly where I was on that special day. I was visiting my grandmother in Puerto Rico and on that day, we all sat around the TV watching this magnificent event. I remember feeling very happy about the fact that my grandmother was alive to experience such an event which I’m sure she never dreamed of seeing.

—Lillian, Lakewood

I have a very distinct memory because it was extremely rare for me to do anything with my father. I had always been interested in space and because we did not have a color television my father made arrangements with a friend of his to take me to their house to watch it on their color TV.

—Suzanne, Beachwood

At the time I was in the service in Kure Beach, North Carolina at a small air force station and I woke up at 3 am in the morning to watch it on TV.

—Marshall, Toms River

My memory is the walk to the place in the wee hours. It was awesome to watch!

—Ron, Ship Bottom

I was 14 years old and my entire family was sitting in the living room watching TV together. My parents woke all 4 of us kids up. We stayed up for an hour. The whole room was silent and I do not regret it at all.

—Cathy, Little Egg Harbor

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