It was on July 1969 that the world huddled around their black and white TV sets to watch Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. Aldrin, a native New Jerseyan, was the second man to walk upon the lunar service.
9. US Vice President Spiro Agnew and former US President Lyndon B. Johnson, in a crowd watching the liftoff of the Apollo 11 mission at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on July 16, 1969. AFP/Getty Images