On 1 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1917 - Sydney Newman was born.
- 1926 - Dalek operator John Scott Martin was born.
- 1931 - Actor George Baker was born.
- 1960 - Actor Michael Praed was born.
- 1964 - Actor Marcus Hutton was born.
- 1967 - Actor Michael Peake died.
- 1978 - Actors JJ Feild and Anamaria Marinca were born.
- 2007 - Actor George Sewell died.