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JanuaryEdit

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

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. Died: Doug Luke (2015)

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

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

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

06. Born: Julian Spencer (1962)

06. Episode premiere: City Of Fire (1966)

07. Born: Alan Perry (1941)

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

08. Born: Sam Denham (1960)

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)

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

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

13. Born: Ralph Titterton (1955)

13. Episode premiere: The Impostors (1966)

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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. Born: Adjoa Andoh (1963)

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

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

26. Born: John Conroy (1969)

27. Episode premiere: Cry Wolf (1966)

27. Born: Rosamund Pike (1979)

28. Born: Andrew T. Smith (1987)

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

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. Born: Rasmus Hardiker (1985)

FebruaryEdit

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)

04. Born: David Lane (1940)

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

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

08. Born: Lucy Martin (1942)

09. Born: Paul Corbould (1961)

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

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

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); Gordon Tracy (2043)

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

17. Episode premiere: The Duchess Assignment (1966)

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

19. Born: Andrew Barr (1960)

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)

21. Born: Nick Ostler (1975)

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

22. Born: Steve Pollecut (1964)

23. Born: Jonathan Rigby (1963)

24. Episode premiere: Brink Of Disaster (1966)

25. Born: Emma Pill (1971)

25. Died: Bill Paxton (2017)

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

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

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

MarchEdit

01. Died: Christine Glanville (1999)

02. Born: Jeanette Haley (1958)

03. Born: John Blundall (1937)

03. Filming begins on Thunderbirds season 2 (1966)

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

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

06. Dubbed: Unplugged (2015)

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

10. Born: Arthur Provis (1925)

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

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

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

12. Episode premiere: Home All Alone (1995)

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

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

13. Died: Malachi Throne (2013)

13. Dubbed: Skyhook (2015)

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

14. Born: Justin T. Lee (1987)

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

15. Died: Sylvia Anderson (2016)

17. Episode premiere: Martian Invasion (1966)

18. Born: Sophia Myles (1980)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

26. Died: David Holliday (1999)

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

27. Dubbed: Slingshot (2014)

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

31. Episode premiere: Security Hazard (1966)

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)

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

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

03. Died: Vivian Dunn (1995)

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

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

04. Born: Scott Tracy (2039)

06. Born: Aaron Chetwynd (1971)

07. Born: Stanley Apperley (1951)

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

09. Born: Jonathan Houlding (1972)

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

10. Born: Sarah-Jane Wylde (1966)

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

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

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

13. Died: John Read (2006)

14. Born: Gerry Anderson (1929)

15. Died: Peter Wragg (2012)

15. Born: David Scott (1976)

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

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

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

17. Dubbed: Tunnels of Time (2015)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

27. Born: Jenna Coleman (1986)

28. Born: Joan Hughes (1918)

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

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

MayEdit

01. Filming begins on Thunderbird 6 (1967)

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

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

02. Born: Ray Barrett (1927)

02. Died: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (2014)

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

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

04. Born: Julien Lugrin (1927)

06. Born: Johna Stewart (1979)

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

07. Born: David Elliott (1931)

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

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

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

08. Dubbed: Heavy Metal (2015)

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

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

10. Born: David Menkin (1977)

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

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. Episode premiere (MYS): Crusader (1985)

15. Born: Nicola Walker (1970)

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. Episode premiere (UK): EOS (2015)

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

17. Announced: Death of Arthur Provis (2016)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. Born: Ken Pontac (1957)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

30. Born: Aloysius Parker (2013)

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

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

JuneEdit

01. Born: Bob Monkhouse (1928)

03. Born: Terry Bamber (1956)

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

04. Born: Geoff Meldrum (1918)

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

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

06. Died: Bob Bell (2009)

06. Born: Jeremy Wilkin (1930)

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

07. Born: Brian T. Hickin (1939)

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

08. Born: Peter Graffham (1955)

09. Born: John Nixon (1958)

10. Born: Rich Hall (1954)

11. Born: Terence Alvares (1974)

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

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

13. Born: Ian Spurrier (1946)

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

14. Born: Eric Huyton (1959)

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

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

16. Died: Ken Scrivener (2006)

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

18. Born: Paul Inglis (1972)

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

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

21. Born: Marcus Hearn (1970)

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

22. Born: Paterson Joseph (1964)

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

25. Born: Graham Kelly (1963)

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

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

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

29. Born: Brian Johnson (1939/40)

JulyEdit

01. Born: Rorie Sherwood (1977)

02. Born: Peter Cavaciuti (1959)

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)

05. Born: Toby Hefferman (1973)

05. Died: Frank Bellamy (1976)

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)

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

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

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

11. Born: David Graham (1925)

12. Born: Peter Aston (1936)

16. Born: Mary Turner (1933)

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

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

19. Born: Anthony Edwards (1962)

21. Died: Julien Lugrin (2004)

22. Born: Stephen Mansfield (1965)

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

24. Released (UK): Thunderbirds (2004)

29. Released: Thunderbird 6 (1968)

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

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

AugustEdit

02. Born: Julia Wilson Dickson (1949)

04. Born: David Holliday (1937)

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

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

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

07. Born: Steve Tranfield (1950)

09. Born: Roger Woodburn (1936)

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

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

13. Born: Gareth Tandy (1949)

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

15. Born: Virgil Tracy (2041)

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

16. Died: Joan Hughes (1993)

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

17. Born: Elly Brewer (1956); Brady Corbet (1988)

18. Born: Bryan Loftus (1942)

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

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

19. Died: Peter Dyneley (1977)

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

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

21. Died: Tony Dunsterville (2008)

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

25. Born: Benjamin Barrington-Groves (1979)

26. Born: Mike Trim (1945)

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

30. Born: Angel Coulby (1980)

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

SeptemberEdit

02. Born: Zena Relph (1925)

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

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

04. Born: Amy Holt (1985)

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

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

08. Died: Ray Barrett (2009)

10. Died: Derek Meddings (1995)

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

11. Born: Ian Carney (1962)

13. Born: Mamas Pitsillis (1962)

14. Born: Graham Bleathman (1959)

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

19. Born: Keith Wilson (1941)

20. Born: Andrew Hennigan (1958)

20. Died: Dennis Spooner (1986)

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

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. Episode premiere (JP): Fireflash (2015)

24. Born: Adrian Oaten (1967)

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

27. Died: Gary Glasberg (2016)

28. Born: Danny Stack (1971)

30. Born: Omid Djalili (1965)

30. Episode premiere (UK): Trapped in the Sky (1965)

OctoberEdit

01. Born: Jay Underwood (1968)

02. Episode premiere: Atlantic Inferno (1966)

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

05. Born: Tony Roper (1946)

07. Episode premiere: Pit of Peril (1965)

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

08. Dubbed: Crosscut (2014)

09. Episode premiere: Path Of Destruction (1966)

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

12. Born: Leo Eaton (1945)

14. Episode premiere: The Perils Of Penelope (1965)

14. Born: Cliff Richard (1940)

15. Born: Tim Cooksey (1945)

16. Died: Julia Wilson Dickson (2015)

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

18. Born: Paddy Seale (1934)

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

20. Born: Sandra Dickinson (1948)

21. Born: Dan Berlinka (1969)

21. Episode premiere: Terror In New York City (1965)

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

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

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

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

28. Born: Andrew Skilleter (1948)

28. Episode premiere: Edge Of Impact (1965)

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

29. Born: Dan Castellaneta (1957)

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

30. Born: Gary Anderson (1947)

31. Born: Sanjeev Bhaskar (1963)

31. Dubbed: Fireflash (2014)

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

NovemberEdit

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

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

03. Born: Farnaz Donovan (1968)

03. Died: Geoffrey Keen (2005)

04. Episode premiere: Day Of Disaster (1965)

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

05. Died: John Carson (2016)

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

06. Episode premiere: Ricochet (1966)

07. Dubbed: EOS (2014)

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

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

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

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

10. Born: Simon Werry (1958)

11. Episode premiere: 30 Minutes After Noon (1965)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Born: Stephen La Rivière (1984)

18. Episode premiere: Desperate Intruder (1965)

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

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

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

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

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

23. Born: Kayvan Novak (1978)

24. Born: Malcolm Smith (1938)

25. Born: Peter MacCaroll (1962)

25. Episode premiere: End Of The Road (1965)

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

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. Episode premiere (UK): Recharge (2015)

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

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

30. Born: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918)

DecemberEdit

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

02. Episode premiere: The Uninvited (1965)

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

03. Created: Thunderbirds Wiki (2008)

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

04. Born: 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. Episode premiere (BBC2): Day of Disaster (1991)

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

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)

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

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

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)

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. 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. Born: Vanessa Hudgens (1988)

16. Episode premiere: Operation Crash-Dive (1965)

17. Born: Lotta Wolgers (1974)

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

18. Episode premiere: Turbocharged version of Trapped in the Sky (1994); Episode premiere (AU): Up from the Depths Part 2 (2016)

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

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

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

20. Born: Kevin Rubio (1967)

20. Episode premiere (BBC2): Give Or Take A Million (1991)

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

22. Born: Roberta Leigh (1926)

23. Episode premiere: Vault Of Death (1965)

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

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

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

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: Stephen Morahan (1968)

26. Died: Gerry Anderson (2012); Born: Matt Zimmerman (1934)

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

27. Born: Jim Taylor (1950)

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

29. Died: Bob Monkhouse (2003)

30. Episode premiere: The Mighty Atom (1965)

31. Born: Ben Kingsley (1943)

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

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