The Doctor Who Production Diary: December 16th

1929 Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart) is born Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
1964 Terry Nation is commissioned to write The Chase The Chase
1965 The Manchester Evening News reports that William Hartnell is quitting Doctor Who; this does not transpire, but is a sign of the deteriorating relationship between Hartnell and the production team of John Wiles and Donald Tosh The First Doctor
1966 Filming for The Underwater Menace takes place at the Ealing Television Film Studios The Underwater Menace
1967 Debut broadcast of The Ice Warriors episode six on BBC1 The Ice Warriors
1967 Recording for The Enemy Of The World takes place at Lime Grove Studio D The Enemy Of The World
1968 Filming for The Seeds Of Death takes place at the Ealing Television Film Studios The Seeds Of Death
1971 Filming for The Curse Of Peladon takes place at the Ealing Television Film Studios and the BBC Television Centre Puppet Theatre The Curse Of Peladon
1974 Recording for Revenge Of The Cybermen takes place in BBC Television Centre Studio 3 Revenge Of The Cybermen
1975 Recording for The Seeds Of Doom takes place in BBC Television Centre Studio 8 The Seeds Of Doom
1976 Location filming for The Talons Of Weng-Chiang takes place in London The Talons Of Weng-Chiang
1977 Location filming for The Invasion Of Time takes place in Redhill, Surrey; Louise Jameson leaves Doctor Who The Invasion Of Time
1978 Mary Tamm's departure at the end of Season Sixteen is announced to the press The First Romana
1978 Debut broadcast of The Androids Of Tara episode four on BBC1 The Androids Of Tara
1980 Location filming for Logopolis takes place in London; Janet Fielding joins the regular Doctor Who cast Logopolis
1983 Recording for The Caves Of Androzani takes place in BBC Television Centre Studio 6 The Caves Of Androzani
2005 Location filming for Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age Of Steel takes place in Newport, Wales Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age Of Steel
2009 Location filming for The Vampires Of Venice takes place in Llantwit Major, Wales The Vampires Of Venice
2010 Location filming for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place in Llantwit Major, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People