Happy Birthday Tracy, you celebrate your birthday with Catherine Tate, a companion with your favourite Time Lord played by David Tennant.
Did you know that on this day in 1973, Episode 6 of Planet of the Daleks was broadcast? It was Season 10 and starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor with Katy Manning as his companion.
Writer was Terry Nation and Director was David Maloney
A Thal Commando unit on Spiridon discover a vast Dalek army beneath an ice volcano.
In 1974, Episode 2 of Planet of the Spiders was broadcast. It was Season 11 and again starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor with Sarah Jane Smith as his companion.
Writer was Robert Sloman and Director was Barry Letts.
Giant spiders try and invade Earth by using the pliable minds of meditating humans*
Others with a birthday today are: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003), Ving Rhames, Gabriel Byrne.
Have a fantastic day Tracy
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Mark Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Pocket Essential Guide