On 16 May, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1963 - A document, prepared by Donald Wilson and C. E. Webber and Sydney Newman, was submitted to Donald Baverstock which outlined the concept of a proposed programme called Dr. Who.
- 2000 - Recording for The Stones of Venice and Sword of Orion took place in Bristol.
- 2003 - Recording for Scherzo took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2012 - Recording for The Shadow Heart took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2016 - Recording for Outbreak took place.