A survey among 2000 UK 6-12 years olds found that children are knowledgeable about current celebrity gossip but lack knowledge about historical figures, major wars, and world events.
-One in five kids believe Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear was the first person to set foot on the moon rather than Neil Armstrong.
-One in six even failed to identify US President Barrack Obama, claiming he was Mr T from the A-Team, F1 Lewis Hamilton and even Nelson Mandela.
But in contrast:
A whopping 65 per cent knew Britney Spears shaved her head, and 55 per cent correctly said model Jordan has been married twice.
Full article here: Buzz Lightyear was first man to walk on moon, children believe (Telegraph)