Monday, 20 February 2012

On this day Monday, February 20, 2012

Today in the 'Whoniverse'

Behind the scenes
1912 - Gerald Cross was born.
1913 - Rex Tucker was born.
1925 - George Waring was born.
1939 - Elroy Josephs was born.
1954 - Anthony Stewart Head was born.
1965 - "The Zarbi", Episode 2 of DW: The Web Planet was first broadcast.
1971 - Episode 4 of DW: The Mind of Evil was first broadcast.
1983 - Peter Glaze died.
2007 - Derek Waring died.
2008 - TW: Dead Man Walking was first broadcast.

Today in History

Historical Events
1472 - Orkney and Shetland are left by Norway to Scotland, due to a dowry payment.
1547 - King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII
1673 - 1st recorded wine auction held (London)
1943 - New volcano Paracutin erupts in farmer's corn patch (Mexico)
1944 - Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers

Famous Birthdays
1927 - Sidney Poitier, American actor

Famous Deaths
1408 - Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)
1579 - Nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)
1968 - Anthony Asquith, dies
1992 - Dick York, actor (Bewitched), dies of emphysema at 63
1993 - Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian auto-designer (Miura), dies

Todays UK TV and Radio

Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Monday 20th February 2012
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
The Doctor's Daughter. Series 30, episode 6.
On the planet Messaline, in the midst of war, the Doctor meets the most important woman of his life.
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate

Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Monday 20th February 2012
Time: 17:00 to 18:00
The Doctor's Daughter. Series 30, episode 6.
On the planet Messaline, in the midst of war, the Doctor meets the most important woman of his life.
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate

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