CNN’s Phenomenal Documentary Of Apollo 11 Premieres Sunday, June 23rd

CNN’s Phenomenal Documentary Of Apollo 11 Premieres Sunday, June 23rd

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Fifty Years! Can you believe it? Fifty years. Where did the time go?

I happened to be alive and celebratory when Apollo 11 landed on the moon.

In fact – I was preparing for my wedding a couple of weeks away and the Apollo 11 moon landing propelled the festive excitement to another level. Astronomical, to use an appropriate term.

Fifty years of marriage and fifty years since the Moon Landing. Both important milestones in our lives. I shall never forget it and thankfully, CNN has graciously decided to celebrate this milestone event (s).

The documentary will include never before seen 70 MM footage. What a cinematic achievement – 50 years in the making!

CNN has been airing a promo using the song “Pure Imagination” from “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory“. I have been obsessed with this song as far back as I can remember and wonder why no one sang it, danced to it or used it in some form.

I almost had the opportunity to feature this song at one of my concerts, but stuff happens. (such as the performer forgot to rehearse it). It took me a year to recover. Seriously. It did. I am an artistic Type A person so there you have it.

CNN has featured so many wonderful documentaries and, if you haven’t seen them, you will still be able to stream them. And, oftentimes, they are repeated, especially during weekends and holidays.

Apollo 11 Documentary airs in Sunday, June 23rd on CNN at 9:00 PM. This is a revolutionary moment in our history and one that the whole family can enjoy and appreciate.

The trailer can be viewed below this article and it is breathtaking to watch.

Enjoy everyone and please let me know where you were or how you felt when Apollo landed on the moon. Over the moon, I suspect?

Official Apollo 11 Trailer

CNN Promo ( featuring background music, Pure Imagination, from Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory)

About Masterclass Lady

Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

2 Responses to “CNN’s Phenomenal Documentary Of Apollo 11 Premieres Sunday, June 23rd”

  1. Alphonsina Sadites June 23, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    Yes, Rosie..I was also getting ready for my wedding…Where has the time gone?😍

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  2. CNN has a series about classic movies starting July 7.


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