On This Day (USA) - 11 February

The Moonbase: Episode 1 premiered on BBC One in 1967 at 5:50pm GMT, watched by 8.10 million viewers.

The TARDIS lands on the Moon in 2070 and Jamie is injured during a spacewalk. The travellers are treated with suspicion at the weather control moonbase where a plague has struck.

The Invasion of Time: Part Two premiered on BBC One in 1978 at 6:24pm GMT, watched by 11.40 million viewers.

Sonila Vieshta was 44 - 2 credits, including Vampire Girl in The Vampires of Venice

Sonila Vieshta played a Vampire in the 2010 Doctor Who story The Vampires of Venice.

Born in Albania, Based in United Kingdom

Also worked on Material GirlBelongingMoses JonesThe LaybyBodiesCharlie White 

Bernard Finch (died 1990 aged 51) would have been 83 - credited as Mentiad in The Pirate Planet

Actor who appeared in the 1978 story The Pirate Planet


Bernard Finch appeared in a number of televisions programmes in his career from the early 1960s until his death in 1990. He played various roles in 1963's The Spread of the Eagle and then a recurring role as Dennis Kelly in Compact in 1964/65. As well as Doctor Who, other appearances include Crossroads, Out of the Unknown, Angels, The Professionals and Rockcliffe Babies, with his last role being a reporter in The Bill.

Frank Mills (died 2021 aged 93) - credited as Radio Telescope Director in Terror of the Autons

Actor who appeared in the 1971 story Terror of the Autons.

Other appearances include parts in Dixon of Dock Green, Holby City and Heartbeat.

Hugh Cecil (died 2004 aged 90) - 4 credits, including Technix Operator in The Daleks' Master Plan

Priest in the 1966 story The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve

Bernard Price (died 2000 aged 74) - credited as (extra) in The Talons of Weng-Chiang