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'''New Year's Eve''' was another name by which [[31 December]] was known. As the last day of the year —at least according to some [[Earth]] calendars — it was often a time for celebrations and parties, generally centred around midnight, when the last few seconds of a year could be experienced. Though the parties were often raucous, some individuals marked the occasion with sombre reflection on the passage of time.
 
'''New Year's Eve''' was another name by which [[31 December]] was known. As the last day of the year —at least according to some [[Earth]] calendars — it was often a time for celebrations and parties, generally centred around midnight, when the last few seconds of a year could be experienced. Though the parties were often raucous, some individuals marked the occasion with sombre reflection on the passage of time.
   
It was not a well-known holiday in the [[Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire]], as [[Sara Kingdom]] did not recognise it. ([[DW]]: ''[[The Daleks' Master Plan]]'')
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It was not a well-known holiday in the [[Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire]], as [[Sara Kingdom]] did not recognise it. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Daleks' Master Plan]]'')
   
 
== Notable New Year's Eves ==
 
== Notable New Year's Eves ==
   
* '''[[1930]]''': The [[Eighth Doctor]] finally brought [[Charley Pollard]] to the Raffles Hotel in [[Singapore]], but [[Sebastian Grayle|an old enemy of the Doctor]] soon forced them to leave for a whirlwind tour of history. ([[BFA]]: ''[[Seasons of Fear]]'')
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* '''[[1930]]''': The [[Eighth Doctor]] finally brought [[Charley Pollard]] to the Raffles Hotel in [[Singapore]], but [[Sebastian Grayle|an old enemy of the Doctor]] soon forced them to leave for a whirlwind tour of history. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[Seasons of Fear]]'')
* '''[[1965]]''': Chasing the [[Dalek]]s, the [[First Doctor]] briefly materialised his [[the Doctor's TARDIS|TARDIS]] in [[Trafalgar Square]] during the New Year's Eve celebrations. ([[DW]]: ''[[The Daleks' Master Plan]]'')
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* '''[[1965]]''': Chasing the [[Dalek]]s, the [[First Doctor]] briefly materialised his [[the Doctor's TARDIS|TARDIS]] in [[Trafalgar Square]] during the New Year's Eve celebrations. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Daleks' Master Plan]]'')
* '''[[1986]]''': [[Ben Jackson|Ben]] and [[Polly Wright|Polly]] reunited long after their travels with the [[Second Doctor]] had ended. They reflected on the nature of their failed relationship, and their lives with different partners. ([[ST]]: ''[[Mondas Passing]]'')
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* '''[[1986]]''': [[Ben Jackson|Ben]] and [[Polly Wright|Polly]] reunited long after their travels with the [[Second Doctor]] had ended. They reflected on the nature of their failed relationship, and their lives with different partners. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Mondas Passing]]'')
* '''[[1999]]''': The [[Sixth Doctor]] and [[Mel]] were twice in [[England]] on New Year's Eve of this year. Once they stopped an attack by the [[Great Intelligence]], ([[MA]]: ''[[Millennial Rites]]'') and on another occasion they prevented an attack by the [[Nestene Consciousness]]. ([[DWM]]: ''[[Plastic Millenium]]'') The [[Seventh Doctor]] [[regeneration|regenerated]] when he was accidentally killed by the staff of [[Walker General Hospital]] in [[San Francisco]], and then prevented [[the Master]] from using [[the Doctor's TARDIS|the TARDIS]] to destroy the universe. ([[DW]]: ''[[Doctor Who (1996)|Doctor Who]]'') At the same time [[Iris Wildthyme]] faced a different threat in San Francisco. ([[IW]]: ''[[The Panda Invasion]]'') Meanwhile, in [[Cardiff]], [[Jack Harkness]] assumed leadership of [[Torchwood Three]], following a tragedy involving [[Alex Hopkins|the previous leader]]. ([[TW]]: ''[[Fragments (TV story)|Fragments]]'')
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* '''[[1999]]''': The [[Sixth Doctor]] and [[Mel]] were twice in [[England]] on New Year's Eve of this year. Once they stopped an attack by the [[Great Intelligence]], ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Millennial Rites]]'') and on another occasion they prevented an attack by the [[Nestene Consciousness]]. ([[DWM]]: ''[[Plastic Millenium]]'') The [[Seventh Doctor]] [[regeneration|regenerated]] when he was accidentally killed by the staff of [[Walker General Hospital]] in [[San Francisco]], and then prevented [[the Master]] from using [[the Doctor's TARDIS|the TARDIS]] to destroy the universe. ([[TV]]: ''[[Doctor Who (1996)|Doctor Who]]'') At the same time [[Iris Wildthyme]] faced a different threat in San Francisco. ([[IW]]: ''[[The Panda Invasion]]'') Meanwhile, in [[Cardiff]], [[Jack Harkness]] assumed leadership of [[Torchwood Three]], following a tragedy involving [[Alex Hopkins|the previous leader]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[Fragments (TV story)|Fragments]]'')
* '''[[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]]. ([[DW]]: ''[[The End of Time (TV story)|The End of Time]]'')
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* '''[[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]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[The End of Time (TV story)|The End of Time]]'')
   
 
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New Year's Eve was another name by which 31 December was known. As the last day of the year —at least according to some Earth calendars — it was often a time for celebrations and parties, generally centred around midnight, when the last few seconds of a year could be experienced. Though the parties were often raucous, some individuals marked the occasion with sombre reflection on the passage of time.

It was not a well-known holiday in the Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire, as Sara Kingdom did not recognise it. (TV: The Daleks' Master Plan)

Notable New Year's Eves

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