• Marilyn Monroe
  • It was actually "other thingS," and if you review the text of his entire speech, delivered at Rice University in Houston, Texas on September 12, 1962, you will note that before his famous quote, he mentioned famous American inventions, such as the telephone, the electric light and the airplane. Those were "the other things" that he mentioned, right before the famous quote. The speech he made, in its entirety, is here, in text form: His speech would have been a little bit more accurate, had he said, "“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things THAT I PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED IN THIS SPEECH...” I hope that adequately answers your very good question. +5
  • The exact text is as follows... We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too. So it was "the other THINGS," not "the other THING," and this is an important distinction... He was referring to other projects such as the Mariner spacecraft sent to Venus and satellites being launched into Earth orbit to aid marine navigation, hurricane warnings, communication, et al...
  • Here's two answers. One for your question, & one for your "slang" type grammar you used in asking it. And you know where this is coming from. Anyone else who reads this. Can check the time & date here. Along with your answer you gave me. No one human is perfect. Most of all not me.

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