September 8, 2006

Star Trek at 40

Forty years ago today, Star Trek premiered (in living color!) on NBC.

Leonard Nimoy, left, and William Shatner pose Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, in Los Angeles. TV Land will celebrate the legendary science-fiction series 'Star Trek,' with a 40th anniversary salute Friday, Sept. 8, the very date on which the series first premiered in 1966. This futuristic series, which aired from 1966 to 1969, followed the adventures of the USS Enterprise, commanded by James T. Kirk, played by Shatner, and his first officer and best friend Mr. Spock, played by Nimoy. (AP Photo/Ric Francis)

All five actors who have played the role of captain in the "Star Trek" television series will lend their voices to a new video game based on the science fiction saga, a gaming company said. Released to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Star Trek series, the "Star Trek: Legacy" game will feature the liknesses of actors William Shatner, seen here on 09 August 2006, and others.(AFP)


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