It isn't quite Doctor Who's 50, but it is pretty close.
In 1966, the most exciting technology was Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, Gemini 11 and color television. Shrodinger’s Cat was still in his box, grumpy but alive. As a kid who was a dreamer by nature, the 60’s were the best time to grow up with television.
Right, it’s off to the Federation re-education colony for you. Trek is THE true religion.