On 5 October, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1968 - Episode four of The Mind Robber was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1968 - Part one of the TV Comic story The Killer Wasps was first published.
- 1974 - Part seven of the TV Comic story The Metal-Eaters was first published.
- 1987 - Part one of Paradise Towers was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1988 - Part one of Remembrance of the Daleks was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1996 - Part nine of the Radio Times comic story Descendance was first published.
- 1998 - The Janus Conjunction was first published by BBC Books.
- 1998 - The Ark was released on VHS.
- 2005 - Model-Making Kit was first published by Penguin Character Books.
- 2006 - Doctor Who Files 5: Mickey, 6: K9, 7: The Daleks and 8: The Cybermen were first published by BBC Children's Books.
- 2006 - Quiz Book 1 was first published by BBC Children's Books.
- 2011 - DWDVDF 72 was first published by GE Fabbri Ltd.