Neil Armstrong moon-walk named Most Memorable TV MomentJanuary 28th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): US astronaut Neil Armstrong walking on the moon in 1969 is the most memorable television moment, according to a new survey.
In the study of 3,000 people, more than half of the respondents chose Armstrongs moon-walk as their most memorable television world first.
Among the other events which left a mark on viewers was the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president, nominated by 37.5 per cent of people questioned, reports the Telegraph.
Third moment was nominated by 27 percent the assassination of President John F Kennedy in 1963.
The survey was commissioned by Sony Bravia to mark the UK launch of the world’’s thinnest LCD TV.
Christian Brown from Sony UK Ltd said: “The nation favours ”World First” television moments that have either a visual impact or create a poignant piece of history moments such as the first man walking on the moon and President Obama’’s recent inauguration.” (ANI)
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