Neil Armstrong vs Louis Armstrong

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American astronaut
Musician
Net worth 2018
Miscellaneous
Industry
Singers
Wapakoneta
Residence
New Orleans
United States
Country
United States
05/08/1930
BirthDay
04/08/1901
August 25, 2012
Died On
July 6, 1971
University of Southern California, (1970), Purdue University, (1947 – 1955), Blume High School, (1947)
Education
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2012

He underwent a bypass surgery to relieve blocked coronary arteries on August 7, 2012

1979

He remained in the position for about eight years, resigning in 1979

1970

In 1970, he was appointed as the Deputy Associate Administrator for aeronautics for the Office of Advanced Research and Technology, Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), but served the same for a year, resigning from it and NASA

1969

The trio landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, a few seconds after 20:17:40 UTC

1968

On December 23, 1968, he was appointed to the post of the commander for Apollo 11

1966

The launch was scheduled for September 12, 1966 with Armstrong as a CAPCOM

1962

In 1962, he finally made it in the top seven pilot engineers who would fly space plane

1960

Naval Reserve, where he served for eight years before resigning in 1960

1956

He walked down the aisle with Janet Elizabeth Shearon on January 28, 1956, at the Congregational Church in Wilmette, Illinois

1955

In 1955, with an aim to become an experimental research test pilot, he applied for National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)

1952

He left the Navy on August 23, 1952, and became a Lieutenant, Junior Grade, in the U

1951

After undertaking a few routine assignments, he saw first action in the Korean War in August 1951, when he flew as an escort for a photo reconnaissance plane over Songjin

1950

After about 18 months of rigorous training, he finally was qualified as a Naval Aviator on August 1950

1949

Navy,He was called for the service in 1949, wherein he was asked to report to Naval Air Station Pensacola for flight training

1947

A year later in 1947, he enrolled himself at Purdue University to study aeronautical engineering

2012

Even though he never had children from any of his marriages, a new controversy emerged in 2012 when a woman named Sharon Preston claimed that she was his biological daughter from a 1950s affair he had with a dancer named Lucille Preston

1971

His health declined steadily in 1970 and he died in his sleep on July 6, 1971, at his home in Queens, New York

1967

Armstrong’s 1967 single ‘What a Wonderful World’ was an iconic song that peaked at No

1960

His lifestyle began taking its toll on his health during the late 1960s and he began suffering from kidney and heart problems

1954

His 1954 studio release ‘Louis Armstrong Plays W

1950

During the mid-1950s his international popularity skyrocketed and he embarked on world tours to several countries, performing in front of sold-out crowds in Europe, Africa, and Asia

1940

He continued performing and recording throughout the 1940s and 1950s, releasing a string of super hits like ‘Blueberry Hill’, ‘That Lucky Old Sun’, ‘La Vie En Rose’, and ‘I Get Ideas’

1936

He also ventured into films and played a band leader in the motion picture ‘Pennies from Heaven’ with Bing Crosby in 1936, becoming the first African-American to get featured billing in a major Hollywood movie

1931

However, Armstrong did not stay there for long and returned to Chicago in late 1931

1930

His popularity as a performer reached new heights during the late 1930s

1924

Looking for better career prospects, he left Oliver in 1924 and joined Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra, the top African-American dance band in New York City at the time

1922

In 1922, he moved to Chicago and joined his mentor Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band

1920

The Great Depression set in during the late 1920s, and Armstrong’s hitherto thriving career suffered a setback

1918

His first marriage was to a former prostitute named Daisy Parker in 1918

1914

By the time he was released from the home in 1914, he had realized that his life’s calling was to make music

1912

He fired his step-father’s gun in the air during a New Year’s Eve celebration in 1912 and was arrested and sent to the Colored Waif's Home for Boys

1910

By the late 1910s he had become a popular jazz music player in New Orleans

1901

Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U