Organizers for the Yuri’s Night DC event previously held at Science Club will be hosting a free event at Red Rocks on H Street this year. The event celebrates the first human in space Yuri Gagarin who orbited Earth on April 12, 1961 aboard Vostok 1. Interestingly, April 12 also marks the anniversary of the first shuttle launch in 1981.
But it’s easy to see how this video, though posted several months ago is starting to go viral. It makes even a stodgy old man like me wax nostalgic for the days when gangstas were zoot-suited and class-over-swag were the currency of cool.