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Whoniversaries 14 May

i) births and deaths

14 May 1925: birth of Ysanne Churchman, the voice of Alpha Centauri in The Curse of Peladon (1972) and The Monster of Peladon (1974), and a Spider in Planet of the Spiders.

also 14 May 1925: birth of Tristram Cary, who wrote incidental music for six First Doctor stories and two later ones.

14 May 1942: birth of Prentis Hancock, who played a reporter in Spearhead from Space (1970), Vaber in Planet of the Daleks (1973), Salamar in Planet of Evil (1975) and The Ribos Operation (1978).

ii) broadcast anniversaries

14 May 1966: broadcast of "Johnny Ringo", third episode of the story we now call The Gunfighters. Ring arrives in search of Doc Holiday, with fatal consequences for Charlie the barman and (indirectly) Warren Earp.

14 May 1998 1996: broadcast of Doctor Who: The Movie on Fox. The Doctor arrives in San Francisco at the end of December 1999, and regenerates after being shot; the resurrected Master attempts to take the Doctor's body and/or destroy the Earth, but Grace prevents him.

14 May 2005: broadcast of Father's Day. Rose prevents her father's death, causing tremendous paradoxes which can be fixed only for a very high price.

14 May 2011: broadcast of The Doctor's Wife.
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