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The Marine Band Celebrates the Apollo Crew

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The Marine Band, founded in 1798, is the oldest continuously active professional musical organization in the country
1:41PM
July
21, 2009

The Apollo 11 lunar landed on the moon July 20, 1969. In honor of that momentous event, President Richard Nixon hosted a state dinner for the three Apollo 11 astronauts with music provided by the Marine Chamber Orchestra.