On 16 February, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1926 - Actor Rex Robinson was born.
- 1927 - Actor June Brown was born.
- 1929 - Dalek operator Kevin Manser was born.
- 1936 - Actor Harry Brooks was born.
- 1942 - Actor Patricia Maynard was born.
- 1945 - Actor Jeremy Bulloch was born.
- 1957 - Writer Alison Bingeman was born.
- 1964 - Actor Christopher Eccleston was born.
- 1976 - Actor Campbell Singer died.
- 1986 - Narrator Howard Da Silva died.