50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing
The 1960s and 1970s saw NASA send nine space missions to the moon. During those decades astronauts from six of those missions landed safely on the moon's surface. The United States' Apollo 11 was the first manned lunar mission to land on the moon. The date was July 20, 1969. Following are images of front page coverage on the moon mission from the Daily American Republic newspaper in July 1969.