(Thursday, April 20, 1972, 9:11 p.m. EST) — Two American astronauts landed safely on the Moon tonight to begin an expedition that was temporarily threatened by a failure in the main engine of the Apollo 16 ship, Casper.
“Orion is finally here, Houston…fantastic,” exclaimed Charles M. Duke Jr., moments after he and John W. Young achieved man’s fifth landing on the moon.
Video: 'Queen & George Michael - Somebody to Love'
(April 20, 1992, Easter Monday) — The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness, a tribute to AIDS victim and Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury (who died Nov. 24, 1991), was held today at London’s Wembley Stadium. Metallica opened the show and was followed by artists George Michael and Elton John. Annie Lennox and David Bowie teamed up on the song Under Pressure.