““Data processing cards joined ticker tape in paper blizzard,” read the caption on this photo, which was published the day after the Apollo 11 astronauts paraded through New York in August 1969. A @nytimes article quoted an 8-year-old parade attendee from Connecticut: “There’s a lot of confetti down there,” he said, “but I don’t see any astronauts.” New York will hold another ticker-tape parade on Friday for @ussoccer_wnt. It’s a rare honor for a group that competes outside the metropolitan area. Since 1999, such parades have been held only for the Yankees and the Giants. “The people have spoken,” the mayor’s wife, @chirlane, wrote on Twitter, “and they want a ticker-tape parade.” #WNTparade #tbt” By nytimes on Instagram.
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