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The timestream.
years: 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981

(stardates -1/78)

decades: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century

1978 was, on Earth's calendar, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the ninth year of the 1970s decade. Although this was a time period before Human formulation of stardates, this era begins with stardate 1978.0 [1] or reference stardate -1/78.[2]




References and notes

  1. TOS movie: Star Trek.
  2. Star Trek: The Role Playing Game (FASA).
  3. ST reference: Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual.
  4. Although the Medical Reference Manual theorized 1978 for the discovery of Element 107, the recognized date in real-life was 1981, in Germany. The medical reference is not entirely in error, as there was also a Russian team working on the synthesis on the earlier date, although their findings were deemed inconclusive compared to the 1981 synthesis.
  5. DS9 episode: "For the Cause".
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Historical fact.
  7. TOS - Strange New Worlds VII short story: "Project Blue Book".
  8. TNG - The Space Between comic: "Captain's Pleasure".
  9. ST reference: Spaceflight Chronology.



The New Voyages 2.



Fotonovel #6


  • Star Trek lives on in syndicated repeat airings.


Mudd's Angels.


Fotonovel #8.

19 June


Fotonovel #9.

10 July


"Sport of Knaves".

25 August




Fotonovel #12.

3 Oct


"The Starless World".

  • TOS novel: The Starless World, by Gordon Eklund
    • Inside the hollow shell of a strange, remote planet Kirk and the Enterprise crew discover a planet within a planet... energized by a white dwarf star... a planet like a lost Eden populated by a race of small, gentle, furred bipeds... a planet falling toward a black hole to spectacular peril and inescapable doom...
  • TOS comic #57: Spore of the Devil, by Arnold Drake
    • Cornered – by an alien being, frantic to know who he is!


"The Brain-Damaged Planet".

13 Dec

Unknown month

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