The Apollo 8 astronauts were honoured in 1968 with Time magazine’s “Person of the Year”.
There were three crew members on the spacecraft – William Anders, Frank Borman and Jim Lovell. They became the first humans to travel beyond low Earth orbit and orbit the moon. The Apollo 8 was a monumental achievement for science and technology and set the stage for the first manned moon landings in 1969.
McDonalds sold their last hamburger in Iceland in October 2006. The chain then closed shop in the country. The hamburger still exists at the Bus Hostel Reykjavik, Iceland and has a live online video feed. [more...]