Happy Future Holiday Day! (First Contact Day)

Only 51 years to go until we meet the Vulcans!

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Check out this video clip in case you never saw this or were born in the '80s or later:

Oddly, there's not an official date for World Contact Day - apparently we're all supposed to know this day telepathically or something. I also imagined that if aliens ever did appear on our planet, that they'd ask us where the singer of this song was who called them - asking, in fact, to meet Karen Carpenter. Then we'd really be in trouble.

Man, the '70s were weird.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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