ARTICLES - ANSWERS TO "FAMOUS PEOPLE AND THEIR DOINGS"

1.

When did this Italian painter live? 

  from 1452 to 1519.
  from 1504 to 1519.

2.

What happened in 1913?

  The Mona Lisa was stolen.
  The Mona Lisa was found again.

3.

In 1928 this aviator became the first woman ... 

  to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger.
  to fly across the Pacific Ocean as a passenger.

4.

In 1932, Amelia Earheart ... 

   completed a solo transatlantic flight. 
   flew around the world. 

5.

How did she die?

  She disappeared over the Atlantic in 1937.
  S
he disappeared over the Pacific in 1937.

6.

When did Disney create Mickey Mouse?

  In 1928.
  In 1938
.

7.

Was Mickey Mouse successful? 

  Yes. He received over 20,000 letters a day.
  Yes. He became the most popular animated cartoon character.

8.

When did Armstrong step on to the moon? 

  On July 12, 1959.
 
On July 20, 1969.

9.

When he was walking on the moon, he said ...

  "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  "This is one small step for men, one giant leap for mankind."

TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION

LEONARDO DA VINCI
This Italian painter lived from 1452 to 1519. In about 1504 he painted the Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world. The Mona Lisa is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. It was stolen in 1911, but it was found again two years later.
LEONARDO DA VINCI
Este pintor italiano vivió desde 1452 a 1519. Aproximada- mente en 1504 pintó la Mona Lisa, la pintura más famosa del mundo. La Mona Lisa se encuentra actualmente en el Museo del Louvre en París. Fue robada en 1911 pero fue hallada nuevamente dos años después.

AMELIA EARHEART
In 1928 this aviator became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger. In 1932 she completed a solo transatlantic flight. She also tried to fly around the world, but she disappeared over the Pacific in 1937.
AMELIA EARHEART
En 1928 esta aviadora llegó a ser la primera mujer en volar el Océano Atlántico como pasajera. En 1932 completó sola un vuelo transatlántico. Intentó volar también alrededor del mundo, pero desapareció sobre el Pacífico en 1937.

WALT DISNEY
This artist and film producer was the creator of Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse's first animated cartoon appeared in 1928. Mickey Mouse soon became the world's most popular animated cartoon character, and he received over 2,000 letters a day.
WALT DISNEY
Este artista y productor cinematográfico fue el creador del Ratón Mickey. El primer dibujo animado del Ratón Mickey apareció en 1928. El Ratón Mickey pronto se transformó en el personaje más popular de los dibujos animados recibiendo más de 2.000 cartas diarias. 

NEIL ARMSTRONG
This astronaut was the first human to walk on the moon. He stepped onto the moon on July 20, 1969. He said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

NEIL ARMSTRONG
Este astronauta fue el primer ser humano en caminar sobre la luna. Puso su pie en la luna el 20 de julio de 1969. Dijo: "Se trata de un paso pequeño para el hombre y de un salto gigantesco para la humanidad".

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