|Timeline for 1976|
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James Callaghan of the Labour Party became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in this year. He served in that position until 1979. (AUDIO: The Oseidon Adventure) He was succeeded by Margaret Thatcher. (TV: Tooth and Claw, Father's Day)
At St Benedict's School in Perivale, Chad Boyle almost hit Dorothy McShane with a brick, but was stopped by the adult Ace. In an alternative timeline, Boyle succeeded in hitting her, and killed her. The Timewyrm recruited him in her battle against the Seventh Doctor and Ace. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation)
- Although the novel dates this as 1976, this happens when Dorothy was eight years old (she was born in 1970 and thus would have been eight years old in 1978 and 1979).
Two priests who were members of the Order of Saint Peter pursued a vampire from Poland to Los Angeles and destroyed it. One of them stayed behind to found a chapter of the order there, and later became the father of Becky Lee Kowalczyck. (AUDIO: Minuet in Hell)The portmanteau film Doctor Demonic's Tales of Terror was made in Britain. It starred Sir Jack Merrivale and Nyssa and was directed by Martin Ashcroft. The Fifth Doctor served as the film's technical adviser. (AUDIO: Special Features)