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2010: Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye — Cable channel AMC premieres the first episode of The Walking Dead, a series based on the popular zombie comic of the same name. The series quickly gains acclaim for its nail-biting tension and its gory makeup effects. More about The Walking Dead in the LogBook
2009: K-9: Regeneration — UK cable channel Disney XD airs a one-off "sneak preview" of the first episode of K-9. Filmed in Australia, this series is aimed at younger viewers, and is the brainchild of original K-9 co-creator Bob Baker, who has been trying to launch a K-9 series since the 1990s. Other than the character of K-9, the show has no other ties to the Doctor Who universe, since the BBC is not involved. More about K-9 in the LogBook
2001: Star Trek: Enterprise: Andorian Incident — The sixth episode of the Star Trek prequel spinoff Enterprise premieres on UPN. Jeffrey Combs (Star Trek: DS9) makes his first appearance as Shran. More about Star Trek: Enterprise in the LogBook
2000: Soyuz TM-31 / ISS Expedition 1 — The crew of Soyuz TM-31 spends Halloween in orbit, lifting off from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome on the first long-duration stay aboard the International Space Station. Cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev and American astronaut William Shepherd are the first crew to take up residence on the ISS, staying aboard for 136 days. During that stay, they will be visited by the crews of three space shuttles (Endeavour, Atlantis and Discovery), all bringing new hardware modules to the station. This crew returns to Earth aboard Discovery, leaving the Soyuz TM-31 spacecraft as a return vehicle for the next ISS crew.
1997: Stargate SG-1: Singularity — Pay cable channel Showtime premieres the 13th episode of Stargate SG-1. More about Stargate SG-1 in the LogBook
1994: Star Trek: DS9: The Abandoned — The week-long national syndication window opens for the 51st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. More about Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in the LogBook
1984: 2010: The Year We Make Contact soundtrack — A&M Records releases David Shire's soundtrack from the movie 2010: The Year We Make Contact. Available only briefly - the label doesn't keep the title in print after the movie proves not to be a blockbuster - the soundtrack has yet to be reissued in any form and is an exceedingly rare collectors' item. The album includes a version of the theme tune by Andy Summers of The Police. More about David Shire in Music Reviews
1979: Han Solo’s Revenge — Ballantine Books publishes the second book in a trilogy of original novels based on the Star Wars characters Han Solo and Chewbacca, Han Solo's Revenge by Brian Daley. All three books chronicle the misadventures of everyone's favorite Corellian smuggler and his Wookiee sidekick - and avoids clashing with the upcoming sequel The Empire Strikes Back by setting these events before Star Wars itself. More about Star Wars books in Book Reviews
1977: Logan’s Run: Half Life — CBS airs the sixth episode of the TV adaptation of Logan's Run. Kim Cattrall guest stars. More about Logan's Run in the LogBook
1964: Doctor Who: Planet Of Giants — The 43rd episode of Doctor Who airs on the BBC, kicking off the series' second season. This is part one of the story now collectively known as Planet Of Giants. More about Doctor Who in the LogBook Order VWORP!1 from theLogBook.com Media
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