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On This Day (USA) - 29 April



The Faceless Ones: Episode 4 premiered on BBC One in 1967 at 5:50pm, watched by 6.90 million viewers.

To stop Samantha from boarding the Chameleon Tours flight, Jamie takes her place. An RAF fighter follows the Chameleon plane but it is shot down whilst the plane heads into space!



The Mutants: Episode Four premiered on BBC One in 1972 at 5:49pm, watched by 7.50 million viewers.

The Doctor deduces the true meaning of the ancient carvings and must brave the intense radiation of the thaesium caves to retrieve a crystal.



The Ultimate Adventure premiered on UK Performances (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham) in 1989 at 7:00pm

School Reunion premiered on BBC One in 2006 at 7:23pm, watched by 8.31 million viewers.

Friends Reunited premiered on BBC Three in 2006 at 8:05pm

Thin Ice premiered on BBC America in 2017 at 9:00pm

Nightvisiting premiered on BBC America in 2017 at 10:00pm

When London is infiltrated by an eerie alien with the ability to morph into the shape of lost loved-ones, Tanya has an unexpected visitor come to her window in the dead of night.


 Birthdays
Foxes was 28 - 2 credits, including Singer in Mummy On The Orient Express

Originally from Southampton, the British singer-songwriter Louisa Rose Allen is based in London. Using the stage name "Foxes", she started performing in 2011 and found fame featuring in the song "Clarity" from Zedd. The very successful song has led to her winning a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording on 26th January 2014.

Her debut album is called "Glorious", and at the time of her filming a role in Doctor Who she was engaged on a UK tour for the album.



Richard Mitchley was 63 - 2 credits, including Arrex in Delta and the Bannermen

Richard Mitchley played Arrex in the 1987 story Delta and the Bannermen and voiced Gissing in Torchwood: Golden Age.

Also worked on High HopesAuf Wiedersehen, PetThe Black Adder



William Squire (died 1989 aged 72) would have been 100 - credited as The Shadow in The Armageddon Factor

William Squire was a Welsh actor of stage, film and television.

He played the Shadow in the 1979 Doctor Who story The Armageddon Factor.

His best-known role was as the superior of secret agent David Callan in the spy series Callan in the early 1970s.

His varied screen roles included Thomas More in the 1969 film version of Maxwell Anderson's play Anne of the Thousand Days, Sir Daniel Brackley in the 1972 television adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Black Arrow, the voice of Gandalf in the 1978 animated version of The Lord of the Rings.