I was ten years old, watching Apollo 11 launch from Cape Canaveral on TV, when my dad told me that these will be the first men to set foot on the moon.
My entire worldview was shattered, because until then I thought Captian Kirk and Spock and the whole Star Trek crew were up there already.
Cut a kid a break, Star Trek was on prime time Thursday night! I remember the first episode I ever watched. It was the salt-sucking beast that looked like McCoy's ex. Probably explains why I'm still single