1994 29¢ Moon Landing, sheet of 12
July 20, 1969

U.S. Lands First Men on the Moon

On July 20, 1969, the US effectively won the Space Race when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took man’s first steps on the Moon.

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 U.S. #3188o – The Beatles came to America in February 1964, launching the British Invasion.
March 22, 1963

The Beatles Release First Album 

On March 22, 1963, the Beatles released their first full-length album, “Please Please Me.”

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 U.S. #3172 – Chaney in his hallmark role as the Wolf Man.
February 10, 1906

Birth of Lon Chaney, Jr.

Lon Chaney Jr. was born Creighton Tull Chaney on February 10, 1906, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory.

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 U.S. #3786 – Hepburn won a record three BAFTA Awards.
May 4, 1929

Death of Hollywood Icon Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium.

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 U.S. #3546 – In the early years of the parade, the floats were pulled by horses.
November 27, 1924

First Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

On November 27, 1924, New York City hosted its first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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 U.S. #4446 was issued as part of a set of four stamps in 2010 honoring actors who popularized Westerns in the early 1900s.
November 5, 1911

Birth of Silver Screen Cowboy Roy Rogers

On November 5, 1911, future singer and actor Leonard Franklin Slye, better known as Roy Rogers, was born.

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 U.S. #1287 – Kennedy went on to win the presidency by the closest margin in the 20th century.
September 26th, 1960

America’s First Televised Presidential Debate

On September 26, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in America’s first televised debate, which revealed just how important this growing medium would be on future politics.

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