Erich von Däniken latest Ancient Aliens Video Interview March 31 2015. Erich won instant fame as a result of the television special “In Search of Ancient Astronauts,” based upon his first book Chariots of the Gods. In addition, Erich von Däniken has participated and contributed in numerous film and TV productions, such as Ancient Aliens.
The general claim of Däniken over several published books, starting with Chariots of the Gods? in 1968, is that extraterrestrials or “ancient aliens” visited Earth and influenced early human culture. Däniken writes about his belief that structures such as the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, and the Moai of Easter Island and artifacts from that period represent higher technological knowledge than is presumed to have existed at the times they were manufactured. He also describes ancient artwork throughout the world as containing depictions of astronauts, air and space vehicles, extraterrestrials, and complex technology. Däniken explains the origins of religions as reactions to contact with an alien race, and offers interpretations of sections of the Old Testament of the Bible.
Däniken is an occasional presenter on the History Channel and H2 show Ancient Aliens, where he talks about aspects of his theories as they pertain to each episode