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JanuaryEdit

01. PolyGram Entertainment finalise the buyout of ITC Entertainment, becoming sole owners of Thunderbirds. (1995)

01. Part 7 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

01. Episode premiere: Ready, Set... Danger (1995); Episode premiere (AU): Impact (2017)

01. As a result of the brand's buyout by rival ITV, the final episode of "Thunderbirds" airs on BBC Two after nearly 20 years of broadcast, with the final episode being Attack of the Alligators!. (2009)

02. Born: Jeff Tracy (2009)

02. Episode premiere (UK): Chain Of Command (2016)

03. Born: Charles Tingwell (1923); Jonathon Ivall (1967)

03. Part 2 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

03. Episode premiere (BBC2): Desperate Intruder (1992)

03. Died: Doug Luke (2015)

03. Episode premiere (AU): Chain of Command (2016)

04. Part 5 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

06. Born: Julian Spencer (1962)

06. Episode premiere: City Of Fire (1966)

06. Part 1 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

07. Born: Alan Perry (1941)

07. Part 5 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

07. Episode premiere (UK): Escape Proof (2017)

08. Born: Sam Denham (1960)

08. Lady Penelope's initial run of comic strip adventures conclude, as Part 8 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine. (1966)

08. Died: Zena Relph (2015)

08. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Ricochet (1995); Episode premiere (AU): High Strung (2017)

09. Episode premiere (JP): EOS (2016)

09. Episode premiere (UK): Touch And Go (2016)

10. Born: Doug Luke (1929); Richard Denyer (1954)

10. Part 3 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

10. Episode premiere (BBC2): End of the Road (1992)

10. Episode premiere (AU): Touch and Go (2016)

11. Part 6 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

12. Episode premiere (UK): Rally Raid (2018)

13. Born: Ralph Titterton (1955)

13. Episode premiere: The Impostors (1966)

13. Part 2 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

14. Born: David Allday (1959); Adjoa Andoh (1963); Tom Rosenthal (1988)

14. Part 6 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

14. Thunderbirds 2086 makes its TV debut in Malaysia (MYS), beginning with Firefall (1985)

15. Born: Derek Meddings (1931); Judith Shutt (1941/42); Richard Conway (1942)

15. International Rescue begins its long-running foray into the comic strip world, as Part 1 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine. (1966)

15. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Attack of the Alligators! (1995); Episode premiere (AU): Weather or Not (2017)

16. Born: Harry Oakes (1921)

16. Dubbed: Ring of Fire Part 1 (2014)

16. Episode premiere (UK): Undercover (2016)

17. Born: Vas Blackwood (1962)

17. Part 4 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

17. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Impostors (1992)

17. Episode premiere (AU): Undercover (2016)

18. Part 1 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

19. Born: David Cronnelly (1963)

19. The remains of ITC's visual library (including Thunderbirds) are purchased by Carlton Television. (1999)

20. Died: Ian Scoones (2010)

20. Episode premiere: The Man From MI.5 (1966)

20. Part 3 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

21. Part 1 of Operation Depthprobe is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

21. Episode premiere (MYS): Computer Madness (1985)

22. Part 2 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

22. Episode premiere: The Lost Pyramid (1995); Episode premiere (AU): Fight or Flight (2017)

23. Born: Clive Drinkall (1960)

23. Part 1 of Mr Steelman is featured in the debut issue of TV Century 21 magazine, making the first appearance of Lady Penelope and Parker. (1965)

23. Episode premiere (UK): Legacy (2016)

24. Part 5 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

24. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Man From MI.5 (1992)

24. Episode premiere (AU): Legacy (2016)

25. Part 2 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

26. Born: John Conroy (1969)

27. Episode premiere: Cry Wolf (1966)

27. Part 4 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

27. Born: Rosamund Pike (1979)

28. Part 2 of Operation Depthprobe is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

28. Episode premiere (MYS): One of a Kind (1985)

28. Born: Andrew T. Smith (1987)

29. Born: Roy Kirkman (1947)

29. Part 3 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

29. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Sun Probe (1995); Episode premiere (AU): Escape Proof (2017)

30. Part 2 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

30. Dubbed: Ring of Fire Part 2 (2014)

30. Episode premiere (JP): Slingshot (2016)

31. Part 6 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

31. Born: Rasmus Hardiker (1985)

FebruaryEdit

01. Part 3 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

02. Born: Boyd Skinner (1954)

02. The ownership of Thunderbirds changes once more, as Carlton is bought out by Granada to form ITV plc. (2004)

03. Born: John Taylor (1921)

03. Episode premiere: Danger At Ocean Deep (1966)

03. Part 5 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

04. Born: David Lane (1940)

04. Part 3 of Operation Depthprobe is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

04. Episode premiere (MYS): Snowbound (1985)

05. Part 4 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

05. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Edge of Impact (1995)

06. Born: Tom Clode (1953)

06. Part 3 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

06. Episode premiere (JP): Tunnels of Time (2016)

07. Part 7 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

07. Episode premiere (BBC2): Danger At Ocean Deep (1992)

08. Born: Lucy Martin (1942)

08. Part 4 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

09. Born: Paul Corbould (1961)

10. Episode premiere: Move - And You're Dead (1966)

10. Part 6 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

11. Part 4 of Operation Depthprobe is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

11. Episode premiere (MYS): Space Warriors (1985)

12. Part 5 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

12. Episode premiere: The Fog (1995)

13. Born: David Naughton (1951)

13. Part 4 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

13. Episode premiere (JP): Skyhook (2016)

14. Born: Ken Holt (1930); Ernest Shutt (1947); Gordon Tracy (2043)

14. Part 8 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

14. Died: James Buxton (2014)

15. Part 5 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

16. Last known broadcast of Thunderbirds 2086 in Australia (1985)

17. Episode premiere: The Duchess Assignment (1966)

17. Part 7 of The Antarctic Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

18. Part 5 of Operation Depthprobe is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

18. Episode premiere (MYS): Sunburn (1985)

19. Born: Andrew Barr (1960)

19. Part 6 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

19. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Brink of Disaster (1995)

20. Born: Ian Scoones (1940)

20. Part 5 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

20. Thunderbirds returns to comic strip form, as Part 1 of The New System is published in the first issue of Countdown magazine. (1971)

21. Part 1 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

21. Born: Jo McLaren (1972); Nick Ostler (1975)

21. Episode premiere (NL): Unplugged (2016)

22. Born: Steve Pollecut (1964)

22. Part 6 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

23. Season 4 of Thunderbirds Are Go! is released on Amazon Prime (2018)

23. Born: Jonathan Rigby (1963)

24. Episode premiere: Brink of Disaster (1966)

24. Part 1 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

25. Born: Emma Pill (1971)

25. Part 1 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

25. Episode premiere (MYS): Fear Factor (1985)

25. Died: Bill Paxton (2017)

26. Part 7 of Blazing Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

26. Born: Vaughan Herriott (1966)

26. Episode premiere (USA): In Outer Space (1982)

26. Episode premiere: Codename: Revenge (1995)

27. Part 6 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

27. Part 2 of The New System is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

27. Released: Thunderbirds: Set 1 (DVD), Thunderbirds: Set 2 (DVD) (2001)

27. Dubbed: Under Pressure (2015)

27. Episode premiere (JP): Under Pressure (2016)

28. Born: John Carson (1927)

28. Part 2 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

28. Episode premiere (BBC2): Move - And You're Dead (1992)

28. Episode premiere (NL): Runaway (2016)

MarchEdit

01. Part 7 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

01. Died: Christine Glanville (1999)

02. Born: Jeanette Haley (1958)

02. Part 2 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

03. Born: John Blundall (1937)

03. Filming begins on Thunderbirds season 2 (1966)

04. Part 2 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

04. Born: Glenn Foster (1970)

04. Episode premiere (MYS): Fault Line (1985)

05. Part 1 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

05. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of The Impostors (1995)

05. Dubbed: Space Race (2015)

05. Episode premiere (JP): Heavy Metal (2016)

06. Part 7 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

06. Part 3 of The New System is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

06. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Duchess Assignment (1992)

06. Dubbed: Unplugged (2015)

06. Episode premiere (NL): EOS (2016)

07. Part 3 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

08. Part 8 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

09. Part 3 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

10. Born: Arthur Provis (1925); Jon Richards (1970)

10. Episode premiere: Attack of the Alligators! (1966)

11. Part 3 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

11. Episode premiere (MYS): Shadow Axis (1985)

12. Born: Alan Tracy (2044); Born: Frank Welker (1946)

12. Part 2 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

12. Episode premiere: Home All Alone (1995)

13. Part 8 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

13. Part 4 of The New System is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

13. Episode premiere (BBC2): Brink of Disaster (1992)

13. Died: Malachi Throne (2013)

13. Dubbed: Skyhook (2015)

13. Episode premiere (NL): Slingshot (2016)

14. Part 4 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

14. Born: Gordon Seed (1970); Justin T. Lee (1987)

15. Born: Ian Wingrove (1942/44); Clint Hellyer (1959)

15. Part 9 of The Zoo Ship is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

15. Died: Sylvia Anderson (2016)

16. Part 4 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

17. Episode premiere: Martian Invasion (1966)

18. Part 4 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

18. Born: Sophia Myles (1980)

18. Episode premiere (MYS): Starcrusher (1985)

19. Part 3 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

19. Born: James Buxton (1977)

20. Part 9 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

20. Part 5 of The New System is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

20. Episode premiere (BBC2): Attack of the Alligators! (1992)

20. Dubbed: Runaway (2015)

20. Episode premiere (NL): Skyhook (2016)

21. Born: Bob Bell (1918); Rhys Darby (1974)

21. Part 5 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

22. Part 1 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

23: Born: Michael Sorich (1958); Michele Fabian Jones (1958 or 1966)

23. Part 5 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

24. Episode premiere: The Cham-Cham (1966)

25. Born Sylvia Anderson (1927); Keith Shackleton (1929); Craig Gleeson (1968)

25. Part 5 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

25. Episode premiere (MYS): Shockwave (1985)

26. Part 4 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

26. Died: David Holliday (1999)

27. Part 10 of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

27. Episode premiere (BBC2): Martian Invasion (1992)

27. Dubbed: Slingshot (2014)

27. Episode premiere (NL): Tunnels of Time (2016)

28. Part 6 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

29. Part 2 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

30. Part 6 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

31. Episode premiere (UK): Security Hazard (1966); Chaos Part 1 (2018)

31. Born: Alexander Davion (1929); Luke Parker Bowles (1978)

31. Episode premiere: Ring Of Fire (Parts 1 & 2, world premiere at BFI Families event, 2015)

AprilEdit

01. Born: David Graham Hicks (1967); Gary James (1985)

01. Part 6 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

01. Episode premiere (MYS): Guardian (1985)

02. Part 5 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

03. Born: Martin Gainsford (1964)

03. The eleventh and final installment of Mr Steelman is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

03. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Cham-Cham (1992)

03. Died: Vivian Dunn (1995)

03. Episode premiere (NL): Under Pressure (2016)

04. Part 7 of The Mini Moon is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

04. Episode premiere (UK): Ring of Fire (2015)

04. Born: Scott Tracy (2039)

05. Part 3 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

05. Born: Paul Dingwall (1987)

06. Part 7 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

06. Born: Aaron Chetwynd (1971)

07. Born: Stanley Apperley (1951)

07. Episode premiere (UK): Chaos Part 2 (2018)

08. Part 7 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

08. Episode premiere (MYS): Thunderbolt (1985)

09. Part 6 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

09. Born: Jonathan Houlding (1972)

09. Episode premiere (JP): Falling Skies (2016)

10. Part 1 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine, marking the first appearance of the Fireflash airliner (1965)

10. Born: Sarah-Jane Wylde (1966)

10. Part 1 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

10. Episode premiere (BBC2): Security Hazard (1992)

10. Recorded: Heavy Metal, Tunnels of Time and Falling Skies incidental music. (2014)

10. Episode premiere (NL): Heavy Metal (2016)

11. Part 1 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

11. Episode premiere (UK): Space Race (2015)

12. Part 4 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

12. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Ring of Fire (2015)

13. Born: Peter Dyneley (1921); Theo de Klerk (1954)

13. Part 8 of Brains is Dead is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

13. Died: John Read (2006)

14. Born: Gerry Anderson (1929)

14. Episode premiere (UK): Path of Destruction (2018)

15. Part 8 of The Trapped Sky is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

15. Born: David Scott (1976)

15. Episode premiere (MYS): Big Deal (1985)

15. Died: Peter Wragg (2012)

15. Ring of Fire (both parts) debut on Amazon Prime. (2016)

16. Part 7 of Mission to Africa is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

17. Part 2 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

17. Part 2 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

17. Episode premiere (BBC2): Atlantic Inferno (1992)

17. Dubbed: Tunnels of Time (2015)

17. Episode premiere (NL): Falling Skies (2016)

18. Part 2 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

18. Episode premiere (UK): Crosscut (2015)

19. Born: Tim Curry (1946); Steven Dyett (1973)

19. Part 5 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

19. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Space Race (2015)

20. Born: Ben Westenend (1955); Carlos de Carvalho (1968)

20. Part 1 of The Space Cannon is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

21. Died: Desmond Saunders (2018)

21. Thunderbirds Are Go! season 3 becomes available for streaming on Amazon Prime (2017).

21. Episode premiere (UK): Night and Day (2018)

22. Part 1 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

22. Episode premiere (MYS): Kudzilla (1985)

22. The rest of season 1's first broadcast chunk debut on Amazon Prime. (2016)

23. Part 1 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

23. Episode premiere (JP): Relic (2016)

24. Part 3 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

24. Part 3 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

24. Episode premiere (BBC2): Path of Destruction (1992)

24. Episode premiere (NL): Relic (2016)

25. Part 3 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

25. Episode premiere (UK): Fireflash (2015)

26. Died: Neil McCallum (1976); Died: Barry Gray (1984)

26. Part 6 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

26. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Crosscut (2015)

27. Part 2 of The Space Cannon is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

27. Born: Jenna Coleman (1986)

28. Born: Joan Hughes (1918)

28. Episode premiere (UK): Growing Pains (2018)

29. Part 2 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

29. Episode premiere (MYS): Nightmare (1985)

30. Part 2 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

30. Released: Thunderbirds: Set 5 (DVD), Thunderbirds: Set 6 (DVD) (2002)

MayEdit

01. Part 4 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

01. Filming begins on Thunderbird 6 (1967)

01. Part 4 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

01. Episode premiere (BBC2): Alias Mr. Hackenbacker (1992)

01. Episode premiere (NL): Breakdown (2016)

02. Born: Ray Barrett (1927)

02. Part 4 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

02. Died: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (2014)

02. Episode premiere (UK): Unplugged (2015)

03. Part 7 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

03. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Fireflash (2015)

04. Born: Julien Lugrin (1927)

04. Part 3 of The Space Cannon is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

05. Episode premiere (UK): Life Signs (2018)

06. Part 3 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

06. Born: Johna Stewart (1979)

06. Episode premiere (MYS): Cloudburst (1985)

07. Born: David Elliott (1931)

07. Part 3 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

07. Recorded: The Thunderbirds Are Go! main theme and break bumpers. (2013)

07. Episode premiere (JP): Breakdown (2016)

08. Part 5 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

08. Part 5 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

08. Episode premiere (BBC2): Lord Parker's 'Oliday (1992)

08. Dubbed: Heavy Metal (2015)

08. Episode premiere (NL): Heist Society (2016)

09. Part 5 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

09. Episode premiere (UK): Runaway (2015)

10. Part 8 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

10. Born: David Menkin (1977)

10. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Unplugged (2015)

11. Part 1 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

12. Born: Maurice Askew (1916); Debora Weston (1958)

13. A.P. Films was awarded the Television Society's silver medal for "work of outstanding artistic merit" on Thunderbirds (1966)

13. Part 4 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

13. Episode premiere (MYS): Crusader (1985)

14. Part 4 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

15. Part 6 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

15. Born: Nicola Walker (1970)

15. Part 6 of Pressure Point is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

15. Episode premiere (BBC2): Ricochet (1992)

15. Died: Charles Tingwell (2009); Judith Shutt (2015)

15. Episode premiere (NL): Recharge (2016)

16. Born: Reg Hill (1914); Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990)

16. Part 6 of Operation Sub-Shoot! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

16. Episode premiere (UK): EOS (2015)

17. Born: Bill Paxton (1955); Ben Foster (1977)

17. Part 9 of City of Doom is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

17. Announced: Death of Arthur Provis (2016)

17. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Runaway (2015)

18. Part 2 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

18. Born: Donovan Keogh (1970); Mark Huckerby (1973)

20. Born: Neil McCallum (1929); Glenn Freemantle (1959)

20. Part 5 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

20. Episode premiere (USA): To The Rescue (1981)

20. Episode premiere (MYS): Metal Head (1985)

21. Born: Frank Bellamy (1917); David Silverton (1951)

21. Part 5 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

21. Joan Hughes flies under the Bigmore Lane Bridge for a sequence in Thunderbird 6 (1967)

22. Born: Ken Pontac (1957)

22. Part 7 of Behind Enemy Lines is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

22. The 5-page The Amazon Affair comic is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

22. Episode premiere (NL): Extraction (2016)

23. Part 1 of The Cave Dwellers is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

23. Episode premiere (UK): Slingshot (2015)

24. Part 1 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

24. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): EOS (2015)

24. Episode premiere (UK): Tunnels Of Time (2015)

25. Part 3 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

27. Part 6 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

27. Episode premiere (MYS): Stardive (1985)

28. Born: Shane Rimmer (1929), David Baddiel (1964)

28. Part 6 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

28. TechTV goes off air, bringing the US broadcast of "Thunderbirds" to an end (2004)

28. Episode premiere (JP): Heist Society (2016)

29. Born: Tony Lenny (1941); Ken Turner (1944)

29. Penelope Takes Up The Search is published in TV Century 21 magazine, where she joins forces with the casts of Fireball XL5 and Stingray. As a result, the "Supermarionation shared universe" is born (1965)

29. Episode premiere (NL): The Hexpert (2016)

30. Part 2 of The Cave Dwellers is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

30. Born: Aloysius Parker (2013)

31. Born: Carl Stirling-Stewart (1955); Susan Buck (1959); Paul Zippo (1961); Reggie Yates (1983)

31. Part 2 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

31. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Slingshot (2015)

JuneEdit

01. Born: Bob Monkhouse (1928)

01. Part 4 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

02. Episode premiere (AU): Chaos Part 1 (2018)

03. Born: Terry Bamber (1956)

03. Part 7 of Operation Earthquake is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

03. Episode premiere (MYS): Mindmeld (1985)

03. Episode premiere (AU): Chaos Part 2 (2018)

04. Born: Geoff Meldrum (1918)

04. Part 7 of Talons of the Eagle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

04. Episode premiere (JP): Recharge (2016)

05. Part 1 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

05. Episode premiere (NL): Comet Chasers (2016)

06. Born: Jeremy Wilkin (1930)

06. Part 3 of The Cave Dwellers is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1970)

06. Died: Bob Bell (2009)

06. Episode premiere (UK): Skyhook (2015)

07. Born: Brian T. Hickin (1939)

07. Part 3 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

07. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Tunnels of Time (2015)

08. Born: Peter Graffham (1955)

08. Part 5 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

09. Born: John Nixon (1958)

10. Born: Rich Hall (1954)

10. Part 1 of Tracy Island Exposed is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

10. Episode premiere (MYS): Trial (1985)

11. Part 1 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

11. Born: Terence Alvares (1974)

12. Part 2 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

12. Episode premiere (NL): Designated Driver (2016)

13. Born: Ian Spurrier (1946)

13. The classic Thunderbirds comic strip comes to an end after 4½ years of adventures, as the final installment of The Cave Dwellers is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. All Anderson-related material is dropped from subsequent issues. (1970)

13. Episode premiere (UK): Under Pressure (2015)

14. Born: Eric Huyton (1959)

14. Part 4 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

14. Died: Francis Matthews (2014)

14. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Skyhook (2015)

15. Born: Sigurjon Sighvatsson (1952); Died: Gary Miller (1968)

15. Part 6 of The Olympic Plot is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

16. Died: Ken Scrivener (2006)

17. Part 2 of Tracy Island Exposed is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

17. Episode premiere (MYS): Child's Play (1985)

18. Part 2 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

18. Born: Gary Connery (1969); Paul Inglis (1972)

19. Part 3 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

19. Episode premiere (NL): Chain of Command (2016)

20. Episode premiere (UK): Heavy Metal (2015)

21. Part 5 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

21. Born: Marcus Hearn (1970)

21. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Under Pressure (2015)

22. Born: Paterson Joseph (1964)

22. Part 1 of Revolt on Jupiter is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

24. Born: Desmond Saunders (1926)

24. Part 3 of Tracy Island Exposed is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

24. Episode premiere (MYS): UFO (1985)

25. Born: Graham Kelly (1963); Pete 'Milesy' Miles (1963)

25. Part 3 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

25. Episode premiere (JP): Extraction (2016)

26. Part 4 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

26. Part 1 of Higher the Tide is published in Countdown magazine. (1971)

26. Episode premiere (NL): Touch and Go (2016)

28. Part 6 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

28. Episode premiere (AU/NZ): Heavy Metal (2015)

29. Born: Brian Johnson (1939)

29. Part 2 of Revolt on Jupiter is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

JulyEdit

01. Born: Rorie Sherwood (1977)

01. Part 4 of Tracy Island Exposed is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

02. Born: Peter Cavaciuti (1959)

02. Part 4 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

02. The end titles sequence for Thunderbirds Are Go is filmed at the Royal Marine Depot in Deal, Kent. (1966)

02. Episode premiere: FOX Kids version of Trapped in the Sky (1994)

03. Died: Ray Brown (2014)

03. Episode premiere (NL): Undercover (2016)

03. Part 5 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

05. Part 7 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

05. Born: Toby Hefferman (1973)

05. Died: Frank Bellamy (1976)

06. Part 3 of Revolt on Jupiter is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

06. Died: Keith Wilson (2011)

07. Born: Jack Whitehall (1988)

07. Thunderbirds "dominates" the UK Top 100 Singles chart, with Project 90 at number 99, and Thunderbirds Are Go at number 12. (1990)

08. Part 5 of Tracy Island Exposed is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

09. Part 5 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

09. Episode premiere: FOX Kids version of Pit of Peril (1994)

10. Part 6 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

10. Born: Tony Barwick (1934); Adam Hills (1970)

10. Episode premiere (NL): Legacy (2016)

11. Born: David Graham (1925)

12. Born: Peter Aston (1936)

12. Part 8 of Chain Reaction is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

13. Part 4 of Revolt on Jupiter is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

15. Part 1 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

16. Born: Mary Turner (1933)

16. Part 6 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

16. Episode premiere: The Uninvited: Alien Attack (1994)

17. Part 7 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

18. Born: Barry Gray (1908); Jeremy Woodhead (1960)

19. Born: Anthony Edwards (1962); Rowley Irlam (1970)

19. Part 1 of Jungle Adventure is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

20. Part 5 of Revolt on Jupiter is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

21. Died: Julien Lugrin (2004)

22. Born: Stephen Mansfield (1965)

22. Part 2 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

23. Born: Brian Brookner (1939)

23. Part 7 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

23. Episode premiere: FOX Kids version of Attack of the Alligators! (1994)

24. Part 8 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

24. Released (UK): Thunderbirds (2004)

26. Tyrone Reed (1966)

26. Part 2 of Jungle Adventure is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

27. Part 1 of Devil's Craig is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

29. Part 3 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

29. Released: Thunderbird 6 (1968)

30. Part 8 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

30. Episode premiere: FOX Kids version of Terror In New York City (1994)

30. Episode premiere (JP): The Hexpert (2016)

31. Part 9 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

AugustEdit

02. Born: Julia Wilson Dickson (1949)

02. Part 3 of Jungle Adventure is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

03. Part 2 of Devil's Craig is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

04. Born: David Holliday (1937)

05. Part 4 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

05. Episode premiere: "Tech TV" version of "Trapped in the Sky" (2002)

06. Part 9 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

06. Episode premiere: FOX Kids version of Edge Of Impact (1994)

06. Episode premiere (JP): Comet Chasers (2016)

07. Born: Steve Tranfield (1950)

07. Part 10 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

09. Born: Roger Woodburn (1936)

09. Part 4 of Jungle Adventure is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

10. Part 3 of Devil's Craig is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

10. Episode premiere (USA): Countdown to Disaster (1982)

11. First known airing of Thunderbirds 2086 in Australia (1984)

12. Part 5 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

13. Born: Gareth Tandy (1949)

13. Part 10 of Atlantic Tunnel is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

13. The FOX Kids version of Thunderbirds is cancelled, with one final episode airing. As a result, six further redubs are never broadcast. (1994)

14. Part 11 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

15. Born: Virgil Tracy (2041)

15. Episode premiere (JP): Ring of Fire: Part 1 (2015)

16. Born: Roddy Barron (1945)

16. Part 1 of Danger in Deep is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

16. Died: Joan Hughes (1993)

16. Episode premiere (JP): Ring of Fire: Part 2 (2015)

17. Born: Elly Brewer (1956); Nick Foster (19??); Brady Corbet (1988)

17. Part 4 of Devil's Craig is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

18. Born: Bryan Loftus (1942)

18. Died: Tony Barwick (1993); John Blundall (2014)

19. Born: Jonathan Frakes (1952); Elliot Pavelin (1994)

19. Part 6 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

19. Died: Peter Dyneley (1977)

19. Episode premiere (USA): Compilation film version of Thunderbirds 2086 (1983)

20. Part 1 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

21. Born: Geoffrey Keen (1916); Jamie Jackson-Moore (1958); Mark Campany (1967); Barry Davies (19??)

21. Part 12 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

21. Died: Tony Dunsterville (2008)

22. Episode premiere (JP): Space Race (2015)

23. Part 2 of Danger in Deep is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

24. Part 1 of The Eiffel Tower Demolition is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

24. Born: Gary Hoptrough (1971)

25. Born: Benjamin Barrington-Groves (1979)

26. Born: Mike Trim (1945)

26. Part 7 of The Revolution is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

27. Part 2 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

27. Episode premiere (JP): Designated Driver (2016)

28. Part 13 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

30. Part 3 of Danger in Deep is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

30. Born: Angel Coulby (1980)

31. Born: Steve Lamonby (1946); Shaun Norcott (1972)

31. Part 2 of The Eiffel Tower Demolition is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

SeptemberEdit

02. Born: Zena Relph (1925); Francis Matthews (1927)

02. Part 1 of The Space Mirror is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

02. Earliest known US airdate of Thunderbirds 2086 episode Computer Madness (1982)

03. Part 3 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

03. Episode premiere (JP): Chain of Command (2016)

04. Part 14 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

04. Born: Amy Holt (1985)

04. Episode premiere (JP): Turbocharged version of Trapped in the Sky (2009)

06. Born: Chris Trice (1960)

06. Part 4 of Danger in Deep is published in the final issue of TV Century 21 magazine (1969)

07. Part 3 of The Eiffel Tower Demolition is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

08. Born: Manuel Villar (1963); Andy Rolfe (19??)

08. Died: Ray Barrett (2009)

09. Part 2 of The Space Mirror is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

10. Part 4 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

10. Died: Derek Meddings (1995)

10. Episode premiere (JP): Touch and Go (2016)

11. Born: Ian Carney (1962)

11. Part 15 of Steelman Strikes Back is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

13. Born: Mamas Pitsillis (1962)

14. Born: Graham Bleathman (1959); Marc Silk (1972)

14. Part 4 of The Eiffel Tower Demolition is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

15. Episode premiere (NL): Trapped in the Sky (World premiere, 1965)

15. Recorded: Slingshot and Crosscut incidental music (2014)

16. Born: Trevor Coop (1945)

16. Part 3 of The Space Mirror is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

16. Released (AU): Thunderbirds (2004 Movie) (2004)

17. Part 5 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

18. Part 1 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

19. Born: Keith Wilson (1941)

20. Born: Andrew Hennigan (1958); Derek Smith (1973)

20. Died: Dennis Spooner (1986)

20. Thunderbirds go mainstream with the first broadcast of Trapped in the Sky on BBC Two (1991)

21. Born: Phil Rae (1955)

21. Part 1 of The Nuclear Threat is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

22. Born: Tom Struthers (1966)

22. Married: Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Thamm (1960)

22. Born: Alan Shubrook (1947)

22. Episode premiere (JP): Crosscut (2015)

23. Born: Nigel Heath (1962); Leonard Woodcock (1971)

23. Part 4 of The Space Mirror is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

23. Episode premiere (JP): Fireflash (2015)

24. Part 6 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

24. Born: Adrian Oaten (1967)

25. Born: Eddie Knight (1948); Kenneth Richards (1961)

25. Part 2 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

27. After a three week hiatus, International Rescue begin the next phase of their long-running adventures in the comic strip world. Part 1 of Seeking Disaster is published in the first issue of TV Century 21 magazine's relaunch, now named TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

27. Episode premiere (BBC2): Pit of Peril (1991)

27. Died: Gary Glasberg (2016)

28. Part 2 of The Nuclear Threat is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

28. Born: Danny Stack (1971)

30. Born: Omid Djalili (1965)

30. Episode premiere (UK): Trapped in the Sky (1965), Volcano! (2017)

30. Part 1 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

OctoberEdit

01. Part 7 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

01. Born: Jay Underwood (1968)

01. Episode premiere (AU): Volcano! (2017)

02. Part 3 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

02. Episode premiere: Atlantic Inferno (1966)

04. Part 2 of Seeking Disaster is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

04. Episode premiere (BBC2): City of Fire (1991)

05. Born: Tony Roper (1946)

05. Part 3 of The Nuclear Threat is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

07. Episode premiere (UK): Pit of Peril (1965), Power Play (2017)

07. Part 2 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

08. Part 8 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

08. Episode premiere (AU): Power Play (2017)

08. Born: Toby Eedy (1973); Travis Wester (1977); John Tracy (2040)

08. Dubbed: Crosscut (2014)

09. Part 4 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

09. Episode premiere: Path Of Destruction (1966)

10. Born: Ray Nicholas (1959)

11. Part 3 of Seeking Disaster is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

11. Episode premiere (BBC2): Sun Probe (1991)

12. Born: Leo Eaton (1945)

12. Part 4 of The Nuclear Threat is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

14. Born: Cliff Richard (1940)

14. Episode premiere: The Perils of Penelope (1965), Bolt From the Blue (2017)

14. Part 3 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

15. Born: Tim Cooksey (1945)

15. Part 9 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

15. Episode premiere (AU): Bolt From the Blue (2017)

16. Part 5 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

16. Episode premiere: Alias Mr. Hackenbacker (1966)

16. Died: Julia Wilson Dickson (2015)

18. Born: Paddy Seale (1934)

18. Part 4 of Seeking Disaster is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

18. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Uninvited (1991)

19. Part 5 of The Nuclear Threat is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

20. Born: Sandra Dickinson (1948)

21. Episode premiere: Terror In New York City (1965); Attack of the Reptiles (2017)

21. Part 4 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

21. Born: Dan Berlinka (1969)

22. Part 10 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

22. Episode premiere (UK): Earthbreaker, Ghost Ship (2016)

22. Episode premiere (AU): Attack of the Reptiles (2017)

23. Born: Emilia Clarke (1986)

23. Part 6 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

23. Episode premiere: Lord Parker's 'Oliday (1966)

24. The last known airing of Turbocharged Thunderbirds takes place in Japan (2010)

25. Born: Glynis Barber (1955)

25. Part 1 of The Big Bang is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

25. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Mighty Atom (1991)

26. Part 1 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

26. Died: Roddy Barron (2015)

26. Episode premiere: Crosscut (World premiere at MIPJunior event, 2014)

27. Born: Alan Berry (1943)

27. Recorded: Runaway, Fireflash and EOS incidental music. (2014)

28. Born: Christine Glanville (1924); Hank Marvin (1941); Andrew Skilleter (1948)

28. Episode premiere: Edge Of Impact (1965); Grandma Tourismo (2017)

28. Part 5 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

29. Born: Dan Castellaneta (1957)

29. Part 11 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

29. Episode premiere (UK): Deep Search (2016)

30. Born: Gary Anderson (1947)

30. Part 7 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

31. Born: Sanjeev Bhaskar (1963)

31. Dubbed: Fireflash (2014)

31. Episode premiere (UK): Falling Skies (2015)

NovemberEdit

01. Part 2 of The Big Bang is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

01. Episode premiere (BBC2): Vault of Death (1991)

01. Episode premiere (AU): Falling Skies (2015)

02. Part 2 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

03. Born: Farnaz Donovan (1968)

03. Died: Geoffrey Keen (2005)

04. Episode premiere (UK): Day Of Disaster (1965); Clean Sweep (2017)

04. Part 6 of The Earthquake Maker is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

04. The last half of Thunderbirds Are Go! season 1 is made available to Amazon Prime viewers. (2016)

05. Part 12 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

05. Died: John Carson (2016)

05. Episode premiere (UK): City Under the Sea (2016)

05. Episode premiere: (AU): Grandma Tourismo (2017)

06. Part 8 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

06. Episode premiere: Ricochet (1966)

07. Dubbed: EOS (2014)

07. Episode premiere (JP): Unplugged (2015)

07. Episode premiere (UK): Relic (2015)

08. Part 3 of The Big Bang is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

08. Episode premiere (BBC2): Operation Crash-Dive (1991)

08. Episode premiere (AU): Relic (2015)

09. Part 3 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

10. Born: Simon Werry (1958)

11. Episode premiere: 30 Minutes After Noon (1965); The Man From TB5 (2017)

11. Part 1 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

12. Born: Paul Maxwell (1921); Born: Chris King (1964)

12. Part 13 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

12. Episode premiere (UK): Colony (2016)

13. Part 9 of The Isle of Arran Riddle is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

13. Episode premiere (AU): Earthbreaker, Ghost Ship (2016)

14. Born: John Read (1920); Kevan Noble (1958); Brains (2040)

14. Episode premiere (UK): Breakdown (2015)

15. Part 4 of The Big Bang is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

15. Episode premiere (BBC2): The Perils of Penelope (1991)

15. Episode premiere (AU): Breakdown (2015)

16. Part 4 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

16. Born: Stephen La Rivière (1984)

18. Episode premiere: Desperate Intruder (1965); Home on the Range (2017)

18. Part 2 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

18. Born: Matthew Baynton (1980)

19. Part 14 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

19. Episode premiere (UK): Up from the Depths Part 1 (2016)

19. Episode premiere (AU): The Man From TB5 (2017)

20. Part 1 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

20. Released: Thunderbirds: Set 3 (DVD), Thunderbirds: Set 4 (DVD) (2001)

20. Episode premiere (AU): Deep Search (2016)

21. Born: Aimee-Ffion Edwards (2018)

21. Episode premiere (UK): Heist Society (2015)

22. Part 1 of Space Rogue! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

22. Episode premiere (AU): Heist Society (2015)

23. Part 5 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

23. Born: Kayvan Novak (1978)

24. Born: Malcolm Smith (1938)

25. Born: Peter MacCaroll (1962)

25. Episode premiere (UK): End Of The Road (1965); Long Haul (2017)

25. Part 3 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

26. Part 15 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

26. Episode premiere (UK): Up from the Depths Part 2 (2016)

26. Episode premiere (AU): Inferno (2017)

27. Part 2 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

27. Born: Gareth Wingrove (1976)

27. Episode premiere (BBC2): Terror in New York City (1991)

27. Episode premiere (AU): City Under the Sea (2016)

28. Born: Ron Narduzzo (1943)

28. Episode premiere (UK): Recharge (2015)

29. Part 2 of Space Rogue! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

29. Born: David Sinfield (1979)

29. Episode premiere (BBC2): Edge of Impact (1991)

29. Episode premiere (AU): Recharge (2015)

30. Born: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918)

30. Part 6 of Hawaiian Lobster Menace is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

DecemberEdit

01. Born: Malachi Throne (1928); Dennis Spooner (1932); Taj Atwal (1987)

02. Episode premiere: The Uninvited (1965); Rigged for Disaster (2017)

02. Part 4 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

03. Born: Peter Elliott (1932); Roger Tooley (1957)

03. Part 16 of Solar Danger is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

03. Created: Thunderbirds Wiki (2008)

03. Episode premiere (UK): Lost Kingdom (2016)

03. Episode premiere (AU): Home on the Range (2017)

04. Part 3 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

04. Born: Rob Inch (1967); Géraldine Donaldson (1989)

04. Episode premiere (AU): Colony (2016)

05. Born: Brian Smithies (1941)

05. Died: Christine Finn (2007)

05. Episode premiere (UK): Extraction (2015)

06. Born: Clifford John Rashbrook (1961)

06. Part 3 of Space Rogue! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

06. Episode premiere (BBC2): Day of Disaster (1991)

06. Episode premiere (AU): Extraction (2015)

07. Part 1 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

07. Died: Shigeru Komatsuzaki (2001)

08. Barry Gray records his famous Thunderbirds theme, as well as scoring Trapped in the Sky (1964)

08. Recorded: Ring of Fire Part 1, Part 2 and Space Race incidental music. (2014)

09. Episode premiere: Sun Probe (1965): Hyperspeed (2017)

09. Part 5 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

10. Part 1 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

10. PolyGram Entertainment is purchased by Canadian beer manufacturer Seagram. As a result, the ownership of Thunderbirds once more changes hands, and production of the feature length film scheduled for release in 1999 is aborted. (1998)

10. Episode premiere (UK): Impact (2016)

10. Episode premiere (AU): Long Haul (2017)

10/11. Born: Alan Fennell (1936); Died: ditto (2001)

11. Born: Alex Pang (1963)

11. Part 4 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

11. Died: Maurice Askew (1986); Harry Oakes (2012)

11. Episode premiere: Up from the Depths Part 1 (2016)

12. Born: Joan Marie Verba (1953)

12. Released: Thunderbirds Are Go (1966)

12. Episode premiere (UK): The Hexpert (2015)

13. Part 4 of Space Rogue! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

13. Died: Lew Grade (1998)

13. Born: Peter Wragg (1946)

13. Episode premiere (BBC2): 30 Minutes After Noon (1991)

13. Episode premiere (AU): The Hexpert (2015)

14. Part 2 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

14. Born: Vanessa Hudgens (1988)

16. Episode premiere: Operation Crash-Dive (1965); Brains vs. Brawn (2017)

16. Part 6 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

17. Part 2 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

17. Born: Lotta Wolgers (1974)

17. Episode premiere (UK): High Strung (2016)

17. Episode premiere (AU): Rigged for Disaster (2017)

18. Part 5 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

18. Born: James Manning (1975)

18. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Trapped in the Sky (1994)

18. Episode premiere (AU): Up from the Depths Part 2 (2016)

19. Died: Paul Maxwell (1991); Roberta Leigh (2014); Jeremy Wilkin (2017)

19. Episode premiere (JP): Runaway (2015)

19. Episode premiere (UK): Comet Chasers (2015)

20. Born: Kevin Rubio (1967)

20. Part 5 of Space Rogue! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

20. Episode premiere (BBC2): Give or Take a Million (1991)

20. Episode premiere (AU): Comet Chasers (2015)

21. Part 3 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

22. Born: Roberta Leigh (1926)

23. Episode premiere: Vault Of Death (1965)

23. Part 7 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

24. Born: Vivian Dunn (1908); Born: Lady Penelope (2039)

24. Part 3 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

24. Episode premiere (UK): Weather or Not (2016)

24. Episode premiere (AU): Hyperspeed (2017)

25. Born: Lew Grade (1906); Kevin Edland (1957)

25. Part 6 of The Vanishing Ray is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1965)

25. Episode premiere: Give or Take a Million (1966); Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Martian Invasion (1994); Episode premiere (AU): Lost Kingdom (2016)

26. Born: Matt Zimmerman (1934); Stephen Morahan (1968)

26. Died: Gerry Anderson (2012)

26. Episode premiere (UK): Designated Driver (2015)

27. Born: Jim Taylor (1950); Adam Kirley (1979)

27. Part 1 of The Menace of the Hood! is published in TV21 and Joe 90 magazine. (1969)

27. Episode premiere (AU): Designated Driver (2015)

28. Part 4 of The Time Machine is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1968)

29. Born: Vicky Marks (1972)

29. Died: Bob Monkhouse (2003)

30. Episode premiere: The Mighty Atom (1965)

30. Part 8 of Visitor From Space is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1967)

31. Born: Ben Kingsley (1943)

31. Part 4 of The Big Freeze is published in TV Century 21 magazine (1966)

31. Episode premiere (UK): Fight or Flight (2016)

31. Episode premiere (AU): Brains vs Brawn (2017)