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Whoniversaries 10 June

i) births and deaths

10 June 1904: birth of Geoffrey Orme, who wrote The Underwater Menace (Second Doctor, 1967)

10 June 1926: birth of Gabor Baraker, who played Wang-Lo, the rather camp tavern-keeper, in the story we now call Marco Polo and Luigi Ferrigo, a dodgy Genoese merchant, in the story we now call The Crusade

10 June 1976: birth of Lee Haven Jones, who has directed (so far) three Thirteenth Doctor stories, Spyfall: Part Two (2020), Orphan 55 (2020) and Revolution of the Daleks (2021).

10 June 2008: death of David Brierly, who played the voice of K9 in 1979-80.

ii) broadcast anniversaries

10 June 1967: broadcast of fourth episode of The Evil of the Daleks. Jamie and Kemel join forces to rescue Victoria; but at the end of the quest they find a Dalek instead.

10 June 1972: broadcast of fourth episode of The Time Monster. The Doctor and the Master duel via Tardis in the vortex.

10 June 2006: broadcast of The Satan Pit. The Beast possesses the Ood and various of the human crew, making fearful predictions about the Doctor and Rose; but the Doctor traps it on the black hole.

10 June 2017: broadcast of The Empress of Mars. NASA discovers a message reading GOD SAVE THE QUEEN under the ice on Mars's surface. The Doctor, Nardole, and Bill find Victorian soldiers embroiled in a conflict with one of Mars’s ancient species.
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