On 24 October, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1921 - Actor Walter Henry was born.
- 1929 - Actor Clifford Rose was born.
- 1930 - Actor Brian Peck was born.
- 1939 - Actor Callen Angelo was born.
- 1958 - Actor Sarah Greene was born.
- 1971 - Actor Dervla Kirwan was born.
- 1975 - Actor Martin Boddey died.
- 1981 - Actor Jemima Rooper was born.
- 2005 - Writer Robert Sloman died.