November 23, 1963

On This Date in! in 1963, “Doctor Who” the long-running British sci-fi series debuted in England. American geeks and nerds begin watching it on PBS in the 1970s as a substitute for sex and social interaction. Tom Baker instantly became a hero to tens and tens of American teenagers and the ridiculously long neck scarf becomes a fad from July 23, 1978 to August 2, 1978. Doctor Who finally hits world wide recognition and watchability when Billie (Smoking Hot Bod) Piper becomes the Doctor’s ‘Companion’ Rose in 2005.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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