A race was on to put a man on the moon. President Kennedy had challenged the nation. It was the mission of Apollo 11 to land two men on the moon, then return them safely to Earth. They accomplished and left a flag on the moon because of the glory they accomplished. They launched the rocket in July 16, 1969. It landed on earth in July 24, 1969.
Martin Luther King jr was a very awesome and important man. Thanks to his "I have a dream" speech, nowadays black and white skin people get along well and are friends, and there are no more places with white only or black only signs. MLK jr gave the I have a dream speech in August 28, 1963.