September 8th was Star Trek Day.
On September 8, 1966 the first episode of Star Trek aired.
The series, was created by Gene Roddenberry. Set in the 23rd century, the original Star Trek follows the adventures of the starship Enterprise and its crew, led by Captain James T. Kirk (played by William Shatner), his First Officer Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy), and his Chief Medical Officer Leonard McCoy (DeForest Kelley). Star Trek was not an immediate hit and was initially broadcast for only three seasons (a total of 79 episodes). The last episode aired on September 2, 1969.
Several motion pictures and television shows followed the original series.
Have a great night!