R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

I'm not old enough to have experienced the wonder Americans felt when Neil Armstrong made his "giant leap" on to the moon July 20, 1969.

Still, my heart sank a bit yesterday afternoon when I saw the news of his death. On Twitter, of course.

As far as newspapers go, that day in 1969 also gave birth to some of the greatest front pages of all time ...

Still, my favorite "Man Walks on the Moon" front page, hands-down, has got to be that of The Onion ...

I own a copy of it now, but the first time I came across it in the aisle of a bookstore -- I laughed to the point of tears and my knees buckling.

Enjoy. Read as much of it as you can.

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