The race to space was on. The first two sets of cards was from 1957 when the space race was just a dream. The next ones are from 1969 when we realized that we could venture into the unknwn. The universe was opening up to the whole world. It was an exciting time for us all. Now it has become hum-drum. What a change.
Trivia: Nicknames. Why did pirates have colorful nicknames like " Blackbeard" and "Half Bottom"? The main reason was to prevent government officials from identifying and persecuting their relatives back home.(How did "Half Bottom" get his nickname? A cannonball shot half his bottom off.) OUCH!!!
Did You Know? Groundhogs breathe only once every five minutes during hibernation.