11 October 1962: birth of Nicola Bryant, who played Peri (Perpugilliam Brown) from 1984 to 1986 and continues to appear in (and also direct) Big Finish audios.
ii) broadcast anniversaries
11 October 1975: broadcast of episode 3 of Planet of Evil. The Morestran ship cannot escape from Zeta Minor; Salamar prepares to eject the Doctor and Sarah into space...
11 October 1980: broadcast of episode 3 of Meglos. Much confusion of identity, and the Doctor is prepared for sacrifice to the Dodecahedron...
11 October 1986: broadcast of episode 2 of Mindwarp (ToaTL 6). Confusing stuff about Peri being captured by the Mentors; the Doctor thinks it is not true.
11 October 1989: broadcast of episode 2 of Ghost Light. The Doctor finds Control; Control releases Light.
11 October 2010: broadcast of episode 1 of The Nightmare Man (SJA). No summary available yet, obviously.