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Star Trek 50th Anniversary

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. The first episode of Star Trek, now referred to as “The Original Series,” produced by Gene Roddenberry and starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy first premiered on September 8th, 1966. Relive the early years by watching the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series or experience the newest series, check out the J.J. Abrams directed movie, Star Trek (2013). To read up on the history and making of the Star Trek franchise, read The Star Trek Book by Paul Ruditis or Leonard by William Shatner, a memoir of his friendship with co-star Nimoy.