Originally posted by Gopher:
Although, it seems odd that in the 31st century they remember Nixon, Lucy Liu, Bob Barker, Pamela Anderson, Star Trek
Mostly because those people are still around as heads in jars to remind the world.
and who was the first man on Mars, but not the moon landing
They remember the Moon landing, they just forgot the exact coordinates where it happened. Chances are they forgot where the Mars landing took place too.
Kinda like how we knew about the Battle of Teutoburg Forest for 2000 years (
@ Doug), but noone knew anything about the exact location until just recently, when new discoveries helped narrow it down. Thanks to Leela and Fry the Moon landing site has been rediscovered.