Transcript for 45th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
persons of the week. Where were you 45 years ago this weekend? Millions of Americans were watching their TVs this moment. July 20th, 1969. The number one TV show, laugh-in. But on that day 45 years ago, more than a half a billion people were glued to their TV sets, and the famous words from Neal Armstrong. And with him, buzz aldrin. And tonight, he reveals to us things we didn't know. His nickname, given to him by sisters that couldn't pronounce the word brother. And buzz reveals they put odds on their trip. They knew they were risking their lives. What were the chances you would make it to the moon? Good question. About 60%. Not bad. And the astronauts walking on board to their mission. We have a liftoff. He says he will never forget the moment he stepped on the moon. With great confidence, I jumped up. And I didn't quite make the bottom. And for all the boys and girls across America tonight, a message. What would you say? Find something, but just concentrate and give it everything you've got. So, we choose buzz aldrin and that great team.
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