On 7 July, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1919 - Actor Brenda Bruce was born.
- 1919 - Actor Jon Pertwee was born.
- 1923 - Actor Mostyn Evans was born.
- 1933 - Actor Bruce Wells was born.
- 1940 - Drummer Ringo Starr was born.
- 1941 - Actor Bill Oddie was born.
- 1959 - Actor Stephen Garlick was born.
- 1985 - Actor Ewen Solon died.
- 1997 - Actor Royston Tickner died.
- 2007 - Actor Freddie Earlle died.
- 2013 - Actor Anna Wing died.
- 2016 - Executive producer James Gilbert died.