This Week in History: July 17-23

ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
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That court. Allscripts program has. Violently for man and a new. This week in history 1969. Apollo eleven astronaut Neil Armstrong. Became the first human to walk on the moon. I think the American flag on movers oil just eight years and two months. President Kennedy said that audacious goal and getting to the moon by the decade's end. This week in 1975. Apollo eighteen had a completely different purpose. Commander Thomas Stafford. Docked his craft which Soviet solely as nineteen. Shaking hands with Soviet commander Alexi Lee and off. Marking the first ever extra terrestrial meaning of the tube Cold War enemies. Also the final flight for the Apollo spacecraft. Main gear touchdown. The space shuttle pulls into port. For the last time this week in 2011. NASA retired it space shuttle program after thirty years and 135. Missions. With five difference these planes. Next life. This week in 19848. Feet forward for woman kind. Geraldine Ferraro won the democratic party's nomination for vice president. Walter Mondale's running mate morrow became the first woman from major party ticket for the White House. When you what you want to start your dreams do come true. And this week in 1955. Is dealing and opened it Anaheim California. Food ran out when thousands of tickets were forged and or 128000. People entered the park. At home ninety million viewers tuned in for a live broadcast of the opening infinite Bryant today certainly it. Posted by Ronald Reagan Art Linkletter. And of course and Walt Disney adventure land old that I'd hate it this week in history on Jon Karl.

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