Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Whoniversaries 12 May

i) births and deaths

12 May 1968: birth of Catherine Tate, who played Donna Noble in New Who from 2006 to 2010.

12 May 2001: death of Norman Kay, who composed the incidental music for An Unearthly Child (1963), The Keys of Marinus (1964) and The Sensorites (1964).

ii) broadcast anniversaries

12 May 1973: broadcast of sixth episode of Planet of the Daleks. The Doctor, Jo and the Thals trap the Daleks in the ice volcano.

12 May 1996: first broadcast of Doctor Who: The Movie on a local cable channel in Edmonton, Canada.

12 May 2007: no Doctor Who episode shown today, the series taking a break for the Eurovision Song contest between The Lazarus Experiment and 42.

iii) date specified in canon

12 May 1999: birth of Adelaide Brooke, who we meet in The Waters of Mars (2009).
Tags: doctor who, doctor who: anniversaries

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