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Timeline for 2004
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On 31 December 2004, Rose Tyler missed a New Year's Eve party, thereby allowing her to unwittingly meet the regenerating Tenth Doctor, prior to the instance when she first encountered the Ninth Doctor. The Doctor told her she would have "a really great year." When she ran back into her flat, the Doctor collapsed in pain and only just managed to get back to the TARDIS to regenerate into his eleventh incarnation. (TV: The End of Time) On 25 December, the First Doctor, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright and Vicki Pallister became trapped in a time loop in the home of George Smythe, his wife Patricia and his children of Josie and Mark. (PROSE: Every Day)

Events which took place in 2004 include the Transit of Venus, Ray Charles' death, the aftermath of the Iraq War, Arsenal winning the Premier League and floods in Boscastle. (PROSE: Time Lapse)

In April, the billionaire businessman Neil Redmond was left severely disabled and disfigured after a serious car accident in the south of France. (AUDIO: Uncanny Valley)

In June, Tate Modern was destroyed by an electron bomb. (PROSE: The Tomorrow Windows)

In November, Cassandra Schofield was killed by Nimrod in the Forge's alpha facility in Dartmoor. (AUDIO: Project: Lazarus)


Rose meets the Doctor for the first time. (TV: The End of Time)

Connie Winter had tickets to a Kaiser Chiefs concert but went to the wrong Newcastle. (AUDIO: A Perfect World)

Iris Wildthyme and Panda visited Manchester. (PROSE: The Shape of Things)

Clive Finch obtained a copy of a photograph taken just prior to the Kennedy assassination, featuring the image of the Ninth Doctor, from the Washington public archive. (TV: Rose)

In an alternate timeline, Ralph and Belinda were married. (AUDIO: Suburban Hell)
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