March 16 in the 20th Century

75 years ago today…

…in cinema: UK audiences got their first glimpse of Spencer Tracy as they had never seen him before in Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, when he sought the affections of Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner.

40 years ago today…

…in radio: After a pilot episode the previous year, Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket invited us into The Enchanting World of Hinge & Bracket.

Hinge_&_Bracket

35 years ago today…

…in Doctor Who: At the end of part four of ‘Earthshock‘, the credits rolled silently following the death of Adric, who sacrificed his life to save the Earth from the Cybermen.

Celebrities celebrating today…

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