On 28 October, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1904 - Actor Edmund Bailey was born.
- 1931 - Actor John Slavid was born.
- 1941 - Actor John Hallam was born.
- 1944 - Actor and writer Ian Marter was born.
- 1955 - Actor Jeff Stewart was born.
- 1982 - Actor Matt Smith was born.
- 1983 - Actor Joe Thomas was born.
- 1986 - Actor and writer Ian Marter died on his 42nd birthday.