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Star Trek Hits UK TV, 12 July 1969

Star Trek finally arrived on British television screens at 5:15pm on Saturday, 12 July 1969, five weeks after its final episode aired in the US, and I was lucky enough to catch the premiere episode, ‘Where No Man Has Gone Before’. To quote from that week’s Radio Times, which appropriately featured a cover publicising the imminent Apollo 11 lunar mission: “Today the moon – tomorrow the cosmos? The first is fact, the second is so far fiction. Nevertheless this new adventure series looks forward to a not-too-distant future when man will be exploring and colonising the worlds beyond us.” Read More »Star Trek Hits UK TV, 12 July 1969