Today in 1968 – A Science Fiction Milestone

1968 is mostly remembered in the popular conscience for the hippies. But as it usually is, more happened than what is commonly remembered.
One of the great movies of 1968 and a milestone of cinema in general was Stanley Kubrick’s 2001, which premiered April 2nd, 1968.

 

To commemorate this, here is the perhaps most recognizable piece of music from the movie, Thus Spoke Zarathustra in a re-imagined trailer for the movie: