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On This Day (USA) - 6 November



The Myth Makers: Horse of Destruction premiered on BBC One in 1965 at 5:50pm, watched by 8.30 million viewers.

As the Greeks spring their trap and battle commences, the Doctor, Steven and Vicki struggle to escape the carnage.



The Deadly Assassin: Part Two premiered on BBC One in 1976 at 6:04pm, watched by 12.10 million viewers.

The Time Lord president has been assassinated and the Doctor is the prime suspect. The Doctor realises that he has been framed for the murder, but by whom?



Girl Trouble premiered on BBC Three in 2006 at 2:40am

The Eternity Trap: Episode Two premiered on BBC One in 2009 at 4:35pm, watched by 0.93 million viewers.
 Birthdays
Steven Beckingham was 40 - credited as Polkowski in Dalek

Steven Beckingham is a British actor and singer.

He has appeared in a few films and TV series including Heartbeat and the Doctor Who episode Dalek.

Both of his parents were born just outside of London and they met each other while serving in the Royal Navy. Both were athletes, in and out of the Navy, his mother a swimmer and father a footballer. After visiting America in the mid eighties, Steven and his family decided to emigrate to the Pacific Northwest. He started his acting career performing in various musicals in Portland, Oregon in the late nineties. He received a BA in Music from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he was to eventually solidify his love for acting on stage. His first straight theatre role that hooked him was Sir Andrew Aguecheek in "Twelfth Night", for which he received a National College Theatre Foundation acting nomination. In 2002 he relocated with his now wife, Sara, to London and studied at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Since then he has had the pleasure of acting on stage and screen. Most recently he has been fortunate enough to be involved with the Tony Award-winning and Evening Standard Award-winning Broadway production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" starring Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin. He understudied David Harbour in the role of "Nick" at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End and understudied David Furr in the same role on the U.S. National Tour of the production. Steven is also an avid composer and singer/songwriter.



Nigel Havers was 67 - 2 credits, including Peter Dalton in The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith(SJA)

Nigel Havers is an English actor, best known his portrayals of upper class men, including  Lord Andrew Lindsay in the 1981 British film Chariots of Fire, and  Dr. Tom Latimer in the British TV comedy series Don't Wait Up. 

Havers  is the younger son of Barrister Michael Havers  His  first acting job was in the radio series Mrs Dale's Diary. He appeared in Upstairs, Downstairs, appearing in one of the series' last episodes, "Joke Over" as Peter Dinmont. His first film appearance was a small part in Pope Joan

 His first major success came with the leading role in a BBC dramatisation of Nicholas Nickleby (1977), closely followed by another BBC drama serial, A Horseman Riding By.

 In 2009 he appeared in the U.S. television drama Brothers & Sisters and in February 2010, he appeared in the British soap Coronation Street playing the charming male escort Lewis Archer.



Timothy Block was 74 - credited as Tanner in Black Orchid

Neill Gorton was 49 - 48 credits, including Prosthetics Designer for The Runaway Bride

Neill Gorton is Chief Executive and founder of Millennium FX, who provide the special make-up and prosthetic effects for Doctor Who since 2005 and for the spinoffs The Sarah Jane Adventures and Torchwood.



Roselyn Parker (died 2009 aged 66) would have been 75 - 5 credits, including Assistant Floor Manager for The Monster of Peladon

Roselyn Parker was Assistant Floor Manager for several Doctor Who stories. She also worked on Blake's 7.


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Scott Fredericks (died 2017 aged 74) - 2 credits, including Boaz in Day of the Daleks

Scott Fredericks is an Irish actor best known for his roles on British television.

He appeared in the Doctor Who serials Day of the Daleks and Image of the Fendahl

Other credits include: Blake's 7Z-CarsSutherland's LawDixon of Dock Green and Triangle. More recently he appeared as a regular character in the Irish soapFair City. Today Fredericks spends his time as a radio producer and director in his native Ireland.