17 June 1982: birth of Arthur Darvill, who plays Rory in New Who (2010-present).
ii) broadcast anniversaries
17 June 1967: broadcast of fifth episode of The Evil of the Daleks. The Doctor infects several Daleks with the 'human factor'; the consequences gradually become apparent.
17 June 1972: broadcast of fifth episode of The Time Monster. The Master and the Doctor arrive in Atlantis and become embroiled in a power struggle between the king and queen.
17 June 2006: broadcast of Love and Monsters. A group dedicated to investigating the Doctor is infiltrated by Victor Kennedy, who turns out to be even more sinister than he looks.