Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)
(written from a Production point of view)
- 1 January - Juliana Donald is born.
- 11 January - John Thibodeau is born.
- 27 January - Floyd, Lloyd and Troy Weaver are born.
- 1 February - Kaitlin Hopkins is born.
- 12 February - Raphael Sbarge is born.
- 14 February - Zach Galligan is born.
- 27 February - John Pyper-Ferguson is born.
- 11 March - Cover date of "Star Trek is...", the original series proposal written by Gene Roddenberry.
- 14 March - Julia Ecklar is born.
- 19 March - Marjorie Monaghan is born.
- 24 March - Lisa Lord is born.
- 1 April - Bill Oakley and Naren Shankar are born.
- 2 April - Jana Marie Hupp is born.
- 14 April - Bob Clendenin is born.
- 15 April - Kamala Dawson is born.
- 23 April - Ken Clark is born.
- 27 April - Lisa Wilcox and Michael Mahonen are born.
- After several studios have turned him down, Desilu, rumored to be desperate for a new television series, signs a three-year contract with Gene Roddenberry on the basis of the Star Trek format. (The Making of Star Trek)
- Late April - Broadcasting network CBS (which had a first proposal deal with Desilu) turns down Star Trek in favor of Lost in Space, which they regarded as a more accessible 'family' science-fiction show. (The Making of Star Trek, Inside Star Trek: The Real Story)
- Ironically, CBS is currently the owner of the Star Trek television franchise through CBS Paramount.
- Early May - NBC's Mort Werner, Vice-President in Charge of Programming, signs an agreement with Desilu. Roddenberry will write three Star Trek story outlines, one of which NBC will want to see further developed into a pilot. (The Making of Star Trek)
- Early May - Dorothy Fontana begins to work for Gene Roddenberry as an assistant and secretary. (The Making of Star Trek)
- 19 May - Sean Whalen is born.
- 22 May - Cari Thomas is born.
- 26 May - Michael Cuneo is born.
- 30 May - Tom Morello and Mark A. Sheppard are born.
- 11 June - Wren T. Brown is born.
- 12 June - Kevin Dilmore is born.
- 13 June - Hugh Aodh O'Brien is born.
- 16 June - Ron Sarchian is born.
- 21 June - Josh Pais is born.
- 29 June - Three story outlines ("The Cage", "The Women" and "The Perfect World") are submitted to NBC. Despite reservations about the perceived costs and difficulties of producing the stories, NBC chooses the "The Cage" story line to be developed into a pilot episode.
- 5 July - Ronald D. Moore is born.
- 14 July - Jane Espenson is born.
- 15 July - Galyn Görg is born.
- 16 July - Amy Benedict is born.
- 19 July - Douglas Price is born.
- 1 August - Melanie Shatner is born.
- 11 August - Jim Lee and Lawrence Monoson are born.
- 28 August - Original story for TOS: "Charlie X" is written, titled "Charlie is God."
- 8 September - First draft script for "The Cage" is submitted.
- 13 September - Kim Koscki is born.
- 14 September - Sean Callery is born.
- 17 September - Christian R. Conrad is born.
- 18 September - Adam Buckner is born.
- 1 October - Estee Chandler is born.
- 10 October - Michael Owen is born.
- 14 October - Robin D. Laws is born.
- 18 October - Anthony Guidera is born.
- 23 October - David Sobolov and John Van Citters are born.
- 25 October - Kevin Michael Richardson is born.
- 28 October - Robert Hewitt Wolfe is born.
- 3 November - Marjean Holden is born.
- 5 November - Famke Janssen is born.
- 7 November - Michael Papajohn is born.
- 8 November - Construction on the three-foot Enterprise model is started by Richard C. Datin
- 9 November - Robert Duncan McNeill is born.
- 15 November - The three-foot demonstration model of the USS Enterprise is completed and presented to Gene Roddenberry.
- 20 November - Ned Vaughn is born.
- 20 November - Revised script for "The Cage" is submitted.
- 21 November - Stefan Sonnenfeld is born.
- 23 November - James Castle Stevens is born.
- 25 November - Michael Matessino is born.
- 27 November - The first Star Trek scenes, with Jeffrey Hunter and John Hoyt, are filmed, for "The Cage"
- 30 November - Michelle Johnston is born.
- 5 December - Cliff Eidelman is born.
- 8 December - Teri Hatcher is born.
- 14 December - After requested modifications, the three-foot Enterprise studio model is delivered to Gene Roddenberry on the set of "The Cage", and used as an actual filming model for all visual effects shots in "The Cage", save for the most important one, "the zoom-in on the bridge" effects shot.
- 15 December - Brett Rickaby is born.
- 18 December - First unit filming is completed on "The Cage", going five days over schedule and $164,248 over budget.
- 23 December - Star Trek is mentioned in the New York Times as one of seven one-hour pilots currently under consideration by NBC. Other pilots under consideration are I Spy, Convoy, Indictment, The Ghost Breakers, The Mayor, and The Wackiest Ship In The Army.
- 24 December - Second unit filming is completed on "The Cage", with only "the zoom-in on the bridge" effect shot still outstanding.
- 26 December - Kristina Kochoff and Guy Vardaman are born.
- 28 December - Nancy J. Hvasta Leonardi is born.
- 29 December - The 11-foot filming model of the USS Enterprise as it was designed by Matt Jefferies is delivered to the Howard Anderson Company by Richard Datin, who oversaw the construction of the model.
- 31 December - Karin Baxter is born.
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