Wednesday, 1 February 2012

On this day Wednesday, February 01, 2012



Today in the 'Whoniverse'
Events
1967 - Birth of Jacqueline "Jackie" Prentice - later Jackie Tyler, mother of companion Rose Tyler. (DW: Rise of the Cybermen)

Behind the scenes
1903 - Joan Young was born.
1946 - Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool.
1964 - "The Rescue", Episode 7 of DW: The Daleks was first broadcast.
1969 - DW: The Seeds of Death, Episode 2 was first broadcast.
1975 - DW: The Ark in Space, Part Two was first broadcast.
1982 - DW: Kinda, Part One was first broadcast.
1983 - DW: Mawdryn Undead, Part One was first broadcast.


Today in History 



Historical Events
1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
1587 - English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
1783 - William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex
1910 - 1st British labour exchange opens
1951 - 1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated
1957 - Felix Wankel's first working prototype DKM 54 of the Wankel engine was running at the NSU research and development department Versuchsabteilung TX in Germany
1989 - Princess Diane of England visits NYC
2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.

Famous Birthdays
1954 - Billy Mumy, California, actor (Will Robinson-Lost in Space, Dear Brigitte)

Famous Deaths
1966 - Buster Keaton, [Joseph Francis], US comic (General), dies at 69

Todays UK TV and Radio


Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Wednesday 1st February 2012
Time: 11:40 to 12:40
Evolution of the Daleks. Series 29, episode 5.
As a Dalek Empire rises in 1930s New York, the Doctor must enter an unholy alliance.
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman

Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Wednesday 1st February 2012
Time: 16:40 to 17:40
Evolution of the Daleks. Series 29, episode 5.
As a Dalek Empire rises in 1930s New York, the Doctor must enter an unholy alliance.
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Freema Agyeman

The Sarah Jane Adventures
On: CBBC
Date: Wednesday 1st February 2012
Time: 18:15 to 18:45
The Mark of the Berserker. Series 2, episode 4.
An alien pendant, which gives its wearer the power to control others, is stolen from Sarah Jane's attic.
(Stereo, Repeat, Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 2008)
Director: Michael Kerrigan
Starring: Elisabeth Sladen, Bradley Walsh, Anjli Mohindra, Tommy Knight, Daniel Anthony, Russ Abbot

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