Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Whoniversaries 2 June

i) births and deaths

2 June 1922: birth of Carmen Silvera, who played several parts in The Celestial Toymaker (1966) and also Ruth in Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1974), better known in later years as René Artois's long-suffering wife Edith in 'Allo! 'Allo!.

ii) broadcast anniversaries

2 June 1973: broadcast of third episode of The Green Death. The Doctor and Jo escape from the mine, but the egg they bring back hatches and a maggot threatens Jo.

2 June 1997: publication of The Eight Doctors, by Terrance Dicks, and The Devil Goblins from Neptune, by Martin Day and Keith Topping, launching the Eighth Doctor and Past Doctor adventures respectively.

2 June 2007: broadcast of The Family of Blood. The Doctor sheds his human self and tricks the Family into submission.

iii) date specified in canon

2 June 1866: setting of the Victorian parts of Evil of the Daleks (1967).

2 June 1953: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, as seen in The Idiot's Lantern (2006).
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